Taylor TrentTitle: Graduate Assistant
Office Location: Seminary S203
Phone: (269) 471-6082
Current student in MDiv program, Andrews University
MA Clinical Ministry, Loma Linda University
Publishable Paper entitled "The Black Seventh-day Adventist Church and HIV/AIDS"
Graduation June 2013
Clinical Pastoral Education, Loma Linda University Medical Center
Two Units Level 1 CPE completed December 2012
BA Religious Studies, La Sierra University
Born and raised in Washington State, Taylor has served as assistant pastor at the Kansas Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church in Riverside, California where she...
* Developed a specialized need-based outreach ministry program that functions in tandem with yearlong evangelistic cycle.
* Maintained partnership between the Kansas Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church and the community of Riverside, California through the Riverside Community Health Foundation.
* Launched a coomprehensive hospitality ministry entitled "First Impressions" designed to extend 5-star hospitality to welcome church members, visitors and the surrounding community into the Kansas Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church.
* Equipped the personal ministries team to execute effective inreach and outreach programs.
* Partnered with the youth and young adult pastor to cultivate relevant young adult ministry programs to build spiritual maturity, discipleship and fellowship.
Taylor is a recipient of the Wil Alexander Whole Person Care Award, Loma Linda University, School of Religion, 2012-2013; a Co-recipient of the Southeastern California Conference Excellence Award for Outstanding Leadership in Evangelism and Church Growth, 2012; and was inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) National Honor Society for Religious Studiess and Theology, May 2010.
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Taylor has joined the DMin support team while she continues with her graduate studies in the MDiv program. Her responsibilities include working with professors to prepare syllabi for all cohorts in the program.