Newest Member of the Montana Conference Office Staff
Barry L. Taylor has joined the Montana Conference office staff after being selected by the Board of Trustees in May 2011. He will serve as the new Planned Giving and Trust Services director. He earned a bachelor’s degree in theology at Union College and later a Master of Divinity degree at Andrews University Theological Seminary. Currently, Taylor is in the leadership cohort of the doctor of ministry program through Andrews University. He has served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a pastor in the Rocky Mountain Conference of the Mid America Union as well as the Oregon Conference in the North Pacific Union. He has a rich experience in serving a wide variety of churches with leadership opportunities. These churches have ranged from rural, multi-church districts to city churches and, most recently, the Campion Academy Church in Loveland, Colo., where he has served for the past 10 years. Taylor and his wife, Judy, were both raised in Canada. He is an accomplished trumpet player and a collector of early Adventist books. She is a registered dental hygienist. They have one daughter, Ashley, who is enrolled in the nursing program at Southern Adventist University.