Rev. Anna George Traynham
Senior Pastor, Shallowford Presbyterian Church
Anna George Traynham is originally from the small town of Fountain Inn, South Carolina. She went to Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, to study music and Christian education. After graduation, she moved to Richmond, Virginia, to attend Union Presbyterian Seminary. She was the recipient of one of Union’s excellence in preaching awards and the Sallie Shepherd Perkins Graduate Fellowship.
She is passionate about helping the church be a place where all people are invited into transformational community, with a particular eye for people on the margins. Worship is at the heart of her call to ministry, and she has been recognized by the denomination as a gifted preacher and liturgist. Her liturgy is published in The Book of Common Worship, Call to Worship, the Connections commentary series, and Presbyterian Outlook, as well as multiple online publications, denominational resources, and PC(USA) conferences.