The Rev. Anna George Traynham
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Shallowford Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA
Anna George Traynham is originally from the small town of Fountain Inn, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Presbyterian College (BA 2011), Union Presbyterian Seminary (M. Div 2014), and The Citadel Graduate College (MBA 2019). While at Union, Anna worked for Second Presbyterian Church in downtown Richmond and obtained a graduate certificate in counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was the recipient of one of Union’s excellence in preaching awards and the Sallie Shepherd Perkins Graduate Fellowship.
In 2014, Anna was called to serve Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta as a resident pastor, through a program funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Upon completion of the residency program, Central called Anna to stay as an associate pastor. In 2019, she was called to Shallowford Presbyterian Church to serve as Senior Pastor.
Worship is at the heart of her call to ministry, and she has been recognized by the denomination as a gifted preacher and liturgist. Her liturgy is published in The Book of Common Worship, Call to Worship, the Connections commentary series, and Presbyterian Outlook, as well as multiple online publications, denominational resources, and PC(USA) conferences.
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Tuesday May 18, 2021
In her Day of Pentecost sermon, the Rev. Anna Traynham says the miracle of the Spirit on the first Pentecost was to let us hear and therefore see each other—the miracle was to bless our diversity, solidify our unity as one global church born of the Holy Spirit on the first Pentecost.