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The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor is pastor of Blacksburg Presbyterian Church in Blacksburg, VA.

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The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor

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Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg, VA

The Reverend Dr. Catherine Taylor began serving as pastor of Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg, VA, in May of 2010 after four years as an interim/head of staff at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Ithaca, New York. 

Catherine grew up in Washington D.C. and the Missouri "boot heel," and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 1976 with degrees in history and social anthropology. Before going to seminary in 1987. she worked for many years as a freelance writer and editor, including a stint free-lancing for Newsweek, and as a writer and editor for an ad agency in Mobile, Alabama.

Catherine holds Master of Divinity (‘92) and Doctor of Ministry (‘04) degrees from Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta. After serving three years as an associate pastor with Covenant Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Catherine spent nine years as solo pastor of Church of the New Covenant in the Atlanta suburb of Doraville. She has been a frequent preacher and speaker at national and regional conferences for the PCUSA, and has been featured many times on Day 1, the national radio program formerly known as the Protestant Hour. She has also appeared as a Day 1 panelist on the Hallmark Channel's Sunday morning segment, "America at Worship." In 2004 Catherine was one of two US pastors named as a Campbell Scholar for participation in an international seminar on "The Mission of the Church in an Age of Violence." She is the author of the introduction and notes for the book of First Corinthians in the RENOVARÉ Spiritual Formation Bible published in 2005 by Harper Collins.

Catherine and her husband, Robert Dean, Ph. D., M.D., have two children, Rorie, a college student, and Tucker, an associate producer for Turner Broadcasting's program segment "AdultSwim."

 


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Remembering Faith - The Rev. Catherine Taylor

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Part 1 of 2 The Rev. Catherine Taylor. "If our faith comes to us at no cost, is it faith in one whose faith led him to a cross?"
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Remembering Faith (Part 2) - The Rev. Catherine Taylor

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Handwitness Testimony - The Rev. Catherine Taylor on Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Catherine Taylor "In times of doubt and in times of need, the Lord responds to our need, and makes use of our faith."
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Hand-Witness Testimony - The Rev. Catherine Taylor on Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Catherine Taylor "In times of doubt and in times of need, the Lord responds to our need, and makes use of our faith."
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Day 1 Podcast Extra -Taylor

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

In this Day 1 Podcast Extra, The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor, interim pastor of First Congregational UCC in Ithaca, NY, shares her personal insights and experiences.

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Power Source (Part 2) - Day1 Sermon Reflection

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Day1 Reflection Team, moderated by Bill Turpie, continues to comment on excerpts from a Day1 sermon, "Power Source," preached by the Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor.
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Power Source (Part 1) - Day1 Sermon Reflection

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Day1 Reflection Team, moderated by Bill Turpie, continues to comment on excerpts from a Day1 sermon, "Power Source," preached by the Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor.
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February 03, 2008

Keeping It Real

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor preaches about the transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain top and invites us to attend to the transfiguration in our lives today that reveal the truth of God's love.

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January 20, 2008

What Are You Looking For?

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor reminds us that by hearing and sharing the story of Jesus we find our true home in God's Kingdom.

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July 13, 2003

Re-Membering Faith

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor is pastor of the Church of the New Covenant (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.) in Doraville, Georgia.

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June 01, 2003

Power Source

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor is pastor of the Church of the New Covenant (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.) in Doraville, Georgia.

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April 27, 2003

Hand-Witness Testimony

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor is pastor of the Church of the New Covenant (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.) in Doraville, Georgia.