Welcome to

Mount Zion Missionary     Baptist Church, Altoona, PA.

About Us


 Reverend Carla Gregory-Beckton,

Associate Minister.


Deuteronomy 31:16


“Be strong and courageous.  Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you.  He will not leave you or forsake you.”  ESV

Reverend Carla J. Gregory-Beckton is the proud mother of two adult daughters and one granddaughter.  She has been married to Deacon Frank Beckton for six years.  She graduated from Altoona Area High School and received her Nursing License from Penn State University.  She is currently employed at Altoona Regional Hospital as a Registered Nurse and is working on receiving her Bachelor of Science degree at Mt. Aloysius College. 

Reverend Gregory-Beckton is an obedient servant of the Lord and received her Ministry License in September 2011 and was ordained in December 2012.  She is one of four very busy associate ministers at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Altoona, PA. where she has been a faithful member for over 19 years.  

She lovingly serves as Superintendent of Sunday school, servant leader of the Vacation Bible School as well as teacher for the adult and children classes; and in addition to this, teaches the adult bible study.

Reverend Gregory-Beckton is the servant leader for the Women of Excellence Women's Ministry.  She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Prison Society and volunteers to preach at SCI-Smithfield and SCI-Benner.

Reverend Gregory-Beckton enjoys cooking and ensures that through all her commitments to Mt. Zion and the community she creates time for her family and friends.