Contributor Profile

George Telford

Throughout his life, pastor and theologian George Telford served congregations in Alabama, Virginia and Florida. In 1973, he was named director of corporate and social mission for the Presbyterian Church in the United States and in 1987 he became the first director of theology and worship for the newly reunited Presbyterian Church. He continued to serve on the Committee on Ecumenical Relations and the Presbyterian Episcopal Dialogue of the Presbyterian Church (USA) until his death in 2012.

Telford participated in the City and Congregation Workgroup and the Spring Institute for Lived Theology 2005.