Katie Geneva Cannon reflects on being first African American woman ordained in the PC(USA)

Katie Geneva Cannon. (Photo provided) LOUISVILLE (PNS) — The Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon was ordained April 24, 1974, in Shelby, North Carolina by the Catawba Presbytery, in the Synod of Catawba. According to the Presbyterian Office of Information, the United Presbyterian Church listed 154 white women as ordained clergy at that time. Presbyterian News … Continue reading Katie Geneva Cannon reflects on being first African American woman ordained in the PC(USA)