Pastors

Senior Pastors of The Moody Church

Unless otherwise noted, the men listed as “pastor” are those who’ve held the position of “Senior Pastor” of The Moody Church.

1864 - Dwight Lyman Moody founded what would later be called The Moody Church

1866-1869 - Rev. J.H. Harwood is called as the first pastor of the church

1870-1875 - No regular pastor

1876-1878 - Rev. William J. Erdman, D.D.

1878-1879 - Charles M. Morton

1879-1881 - George C. Needham

1881-1885 - No regular pastor

1885-1890 - Charles F. Goss

1891-1893 - Charles A. Blanchard

1894-1906 - Dr. Reuben Archer Torrey

1906-1911 - Amzi Clarence Dixon, D.D.

1911-1915 - E.Y. Woolley, acting pastor

1915-1921 - Paul (Daniel) Rader

1922 - Henry D. Campbell, acting pastor

1922-1929 - Rev. Peter W. Philpott, D.D.

1930-1948 - Dr. Harry A. Ironside

1948-1950 - H.A. Hermansen, acting pastor

1951-1952 - Dr. S. Franklin Logsdon

1953-1962 - Dr. Alan Redpath

1962-1966 - No regular pastor

1966-1971 - Dr. George Sweeting

1971-1978 - Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe

1978-1980 - No regular pastor

1980-present - Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

 

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