Rev Jasmin Taylor
Phenomenal Woman in Digital Ministry & Community Service
Rev. Jasmin Elana Taylor, Associate Pastor to Digital and Media Ministries at Trinity United Christ in Chicago, Illinois, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University, and a Masters of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary. Rev. Jasmin is the first person to be ordained within the United Church of Christ as a Digital Pastor and is known to many by the name “Digi Pastor.” She ministers to people both near and far through the digital and physical communities that surround her. God has called her to “do” ministry for the 21st Century. This ministry includes the use of technology to get people to Follow, Like, and Share the ministry and mission of Jesus Christ. Rev. Jasmin also serves as the Executive Director of Trinity United Church of Christ Freedom School Program. The Freedom School program, seeks to empower youth to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves, their families, communities, country, and the world with hope, education, and action. The Freedom School program enhances children’s motivation to read and makes them feel good about learning. Rev. Jasmin formerly served as the Program Director for Off the Pews and Into the Streets (OTP), OTP is an Initiative of the Chicago Metropolitan Association of the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ. OTP is a faith-based community joining with aspects of the broader community to implement strategies that reduce the impact of youth violence while building alternate pathways through shared resources. OTP uses a collective approach grounded in the faith-based principles of inclusiveness, forgiveness, justice, and reconciliation; to address identified issues, and bridge differences often created by age, class, and culture. Rev. Jasmin’s goal is to expose, excite, and engage people in the use of technology and help build skills that promote leadership and job readiness. She is married to Michael Taylor and is the mother of one daughter, Bria. Her favorite scripture is: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!
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