Nancy Taylor

Before becoming Senior Minister Emeritus, Nancy S. Taylor served from 2005 to 2022 as the 20th senior minister and chief executive officer of Old South Church. She was awarded numerous awards, including City Mission’s Light to the City Award, the National Center for Race Amity’s Medal of Honor (2018), the Yale Divinity School’s award for Distinction in Congregational Ministry, and the Rabbi Murray I. Rothman Award for outstanding inter-religious leadership. She serves on several boards, co-chairing the Dean’s Advisory Council at Yale Divinity School.

Leading Ideas Person being warmly welcomed through a church's front doors by church memebers

Preaching in a different church almost every Sunday, Nancy Taylor learned firsthand how often visitors go unnoticed even in churches that see themselves as “friendly.”…