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
1980-2016 - Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
2016-present - Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer, Pastor Emeritus