Rev. Dr. Leslie Carole Taylor
Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions
510/849-8253 |

Rev. Dr. Leslie Carole Taylor, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions, joined the PSR community in 2015. Prior to that she spent 10 years as the Director of Student Services and the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Minister in Residence at Methodist Theological School in Ohio. There, she was responsible for working with nearly every aspect of the students’ lives from Orientation to Housing to Student Groups and many other things. She worked with the International Students and the students with disabilities.

Dr. Taylor was ordained in the United Church of Christ (1988) and served in the national setting of the UCC for nearly 10 years. After leaving the national setting, she became bi-vocational and served congregations as the installed pastor, interim pastor and transitional pastor while working at different times as the Director of a Women’s Resource Center, Director of a Childcare center, and at Methodist Theological School in Ohio.

She was very active in the Ohio Conference (UCC) for 20 years serving as a committee member of various committees, Conference and Association Moderator, chairing the Department for Church and Authorized Ministry and co-chairing the UCC/DOC Interim Ministry Working Group during the past year.

Academic Credentials
Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1981
Master of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1988
Doctor of Ministry, Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 2011