Senior Pastors of The Moody Church
Unless otherwise noted, the men listed 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 - Erving Yale Woolley, acting pastor
1915–1921 - Paul (Daniel) Rader
1922 - Henry D. Campbell, acting pastor
1922–1929 - Rev. Peter Wiley 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 (Pastor Emeritus after May 22, 2016)
2016–2020 - Ed Stetzer, interim pastor
2020–present - Rev. Philip Miller