The Cross and Flame.  Click to Return to Home Page.West Lafayette United Methodist Church History--Pastors

This is a partial list of pastors.
Dates for some have not been found and the status of some is uncertain because titles varied - President, Pastor, Assistant, etc.

Main Street
Methodist Protestant
Date Pastor
1836 Rev. Robinson

Samuel Lancaster

T. Bache

Jeremiah Bidison

Richardson

Ross

Cass

Reeves

Joel Baldwin

John Murphy
1857 Israel Thrapp
1864 John Baker
1873-76 G. W. Hessey
1876-77 J. H. Hamilton
1879-82 W. L. Wells

J. W. Rice

J. A Thrapp
1885 S. S. Fisher

J. T. Black

Dean
1895 F. L Brown

H. M. Peebles

C. A. Ismer

C. E. Sheppard

C. C. Falkenstine
1921-24 D. L. Custis
1924-29 Fred Gilhausen
1929-34 George Beck
1934-40 Olyn Hull
1940-44 Lloyd Yoder
1944-46 Ira Rife
1946-48 Russell Bohner
1948-51 Glenn Lockard
1951-52 Virgil Turner
1952-55 Carolton Heinline
1955-57 Norman Prichard
1957-59 James Cox, Co-Pastor
Trinity
Methodist Episcopal
Date Pastor

Bradshaw and White
1857 James Bray and C. H. Edwards
1858 Sinsebaugh and R. Hayes
1859 T. Davison and H. M. Close
1861 S. H. Hickman and J. J. Neigh
1862 W. R. Fouch
1863 W. D. Stevens
1864 William Shaw
1865 W. L. Dixon
1866 J. H. White
1867 J. E. Starkey and M. C. Harris
1868 J. W. Toland
1868-70 J. W. Weaver "Preacher"
1869 H. M. Radar "Junior Preacher"
1870 T. W. Anderson
1871-73 D. Falbraith
1874 H. H. Pershing
1875-77 J. W. Fouts
1878-80 John I. Wilson
1881-83 J. J. Jackson
1884 D. D. Knowles
1885-87 John Beetham
1888-92 J. W. Satterthwaite
1893-95 Samuel F. Ross
1896 G. T. Humble
1897 John Weir
1898 N. B. Stewart
1899-1902 J. G. Exline
1902-05 G. E. Rainsberger
1905-08 E. H. Roberts
1908-11 W. C. Rain
1911-14 J. E. Russell
1914-17 S. F. Wood
1917-21 T. I. McRae
1922-25 M. W. Bevington
1925-28 O. M. Peoples
1928-32 E. E. Wheeler
1932-33 George Davis
1933-35 William Power
1935-38 Harry J. Young
1938-47 S. P. Ozmun
1947-53 R. A. Hall
1953-55 S. S. Burnett
1955-59 William Boone, Co-Pastor
Pastors current building 1962-
1959-64 David Patton
1964-66 Paul Olinger
1966-72 Charles V. Ireland
1972-79 Orville O. Wilson
1979-85 Kenneth Baillis
1985-93 William E. Norman
1993-2002 Kenneth W. Anderson
2002-2007 James H. Woodring
2007-2014 Sue E. Chidley
2014-2017 William E. Buckeye
2017- Matthew Anderson

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