Biography of Rev. G. Taylor Brown

The Rev. G. Taylor Brown was born to Guy and Sarah Brown and is one of their three children.  His brother, Richard is regional manager with an insurance company in Pennsylvania.  His sister, Sally Kay, is deceased.

Mr. Brown graduated in 1972 from College of the Ozarks with an English degree, with an independent emphasis in gerontology.  In April, 1973, he married Linda S. Roff, and the couple settled in southeast Missouri, where Mr. Brown pursued a career in social services for the elderly, and completed eleven graduate hours at Southeast Missouri State University in guidance and counseling.  In October, 1974, they were blessed with a daughter, Stephanie.

In 1982, Mr. Brown became a candidate for ministry and was taken under the care of the Southeast Missouri Presbytery, and entered Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that fall.  Mr. Brown completed his Master of Divinity degree in May, 1985, and accepted a call to First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Arkansas, where he was ordained in June of that year.

The Browns moved to Birmingham, Alabama, in January, 1989, where Mr. Brown was installed as minister of Forestdale Presbyterian Church.  Effective September, 1991, they moved to Sylacauga where Mr. Brown served as pastor of First Presbyterian Church.  They remained in Sylacauga through December, 1997, when Mr. Brown retired due to health reasons.

They moved to Columbus, Georgia, and in May, 1998, Mr. Brown was appointed as stated supply of First Presbyterian Church in Phenix City, Alabama.  They remain in Phenix City in this capacity.  Mr. Brown has been published in several sources, including Guideposts magazine.

The Browns have the one daughter, who, along with her husband and the Browns’ only grandchild, lives in the area.