Religious Life Staff

Rev. Kelli Taylor

Rev. Kelli Taylor, MDiv, OSL

Vice President for Religious Life & Community Engagement; Chaplain
(910) 630-7515
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center
Rev. Kelli Taylor
Rev. Kelli Taylor, MDiv, OSL

Vice President for Religious Life & Community Engagement; Chaplain

B.A., Converse College; M.Div., Duke University; OSL

Professional Affiliations:

Elder in Full Connection – The United Methodist Church, South Carolina Annual Conference

SCUMC Board of Ordained Ministry, Theology and Doctrine Examination Committee

Bio:

Rev. Taylor holds degrees from Converse College and Duke University Divinity School and is an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church. In addition to serving as a Pastor in rural, downtown and urban churches, she has previously served as faculty in the Religion Department and Chaplain at Spartanburg Methodist College. Rev. Taylor was the Director of Communications for the General Board of Church and Society, one of four international general program boards of The United Methodist Church located in Washington, DC and served as editor for Guidelines for Leading the Church: Church and Society, Cokesbury Publishing, 2008. In 2019, she co-authored an article with Dr. George Hendricks, Dean of the School of Public Affairs at Methodist University, entitled “A Fresh Expression of ‘And Are We Yet Alive?’”, published in The Asbury Journal.

Rev. Taylor’s interests are: peace and reconciliation, interfaith religious literacy, liturgy, advocacy/justice on death penalty issues, teaching and Christian discipleship.

She is married to J. Richard Taylor, a PGA professional, and they have three sons.

(910) 630-7515
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center
Ruth Carr

Ruth Carr, BS

Director, Religious Life & Community Engagement
(910) 630-7157
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center
Ruth Carr
Ruth Carr, BS

Director, Religious Life & Community Engagement

B.S., Campbell University

(910) 630-7157
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center
Father Jack Kelly

Fr. Jack Kelly

Catholic Campus Minister
Father Jack Kelly
Fr. Jack Kelly

Catholic Campus Minister

Rev. Becky Durham

Rev. Becky Durham

Adjunct Chaplain
(910) 488-3211
Rev. Becky Durham
Rev. Becky Durham

Adjunct Chaplain

(910) 488-3211
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Tre’Vone McNeill

Adjunct Chaplain
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Tre’Vone McNeill

Adjunct Chaplain

Marylena McCrimmon

Marylena McCrimmon, MS

Administrative Assistant, Religious Life & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
(910) 630-7214
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center
Marylena McCrimmon
Marylena McCrimmon, MS

Administrative Assistant, Religious Life & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

B.S., Fayetteville State University; M.S., Troy University; M.S., Webster University

Bio:

Marylena McCrimmon earned her Bachelor of Science in 1980 from Fayetteville State University, majoring in Office Administration. She also earned a Master of Science in Management from Troy University, Master of Science in Leadership and Organization and Human Resources Management from Webster University. She is a 27-year veteran of United States Army. Her hobbies includes walking, crossword computer games, traveling, and enjoying time with family and friends.

(910) 630-7214
Religious Life Suite, Matthews Ministry Center