Rev. Dr. Bayard S. Taylor, Jr. was born in Waterloo, Iowa to Steven and Mosetta Taylor. Dr. Taylor is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.

Dr. Taylor received his Master of Divinity from Virginia Union University, School of Theology and his Doctor of Divinity Degree from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University. His Doctoral Thesis is titled: Equipping Laity for Ministry. Dr. Taylor is the former pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia and served as Chaplain for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

Dr. Taylor is currently Moderator for the New Hope Baptist Association of Delaware County, Task Force Leader: Chester Economic Development Association, President and Founder of Seminary without Walls, Adjunct Chaplain with University of Penn Hospital and founder of the Chester Police Chaplain Corp of Chester, PA.

Dr. Taylor is a “Visionary” that loves the Lord and loves the church. He believes in “Koinania”, genuine fellowship between God’s people. Dr. Taylor has been a blessing to the Calvary Church Family and they have been a blessing to him. He is married to the former Claudia Brooks. We salute you Dr. Taylor!