Ministers serving at Hollywood since 1947

(For ministers who served before 1947, the year we became a Station Church, see David Roberts’s excellent 150 Year History of HUMC.)


1947 – 1950

Rev. Warren Firth

1951 – 1955

Rev. C. Gordon Clews

1955 – 1957

Rev. Harold R McClay, Sr.

1958 – 1960

Rev. Hallock N. Mohler

1961 – 1962

Rev. Dr. Clifford B. Strang

1963 – 1966

Rev. James L. Shannon (Died 1988)

1967 – 1973

Rev. James C. Haskin (Died 1989)

1974 – 1976

Rev. Darrell E. Jett (From March–August 1974, Rev. Jett exchanged pulpits with Rev. John Turner from England.)

1976 – 1982

Rev. George A. Blankner

1982 – 1988

Rev. Curtis Campaigne

1988 – 1994

Rev. A. Frederick Walz, Jr.

1994 – 2016

Rev. Sheldon M. Reese

2016 – Present

Rev. Katie Paul


Download the full 150 year history

Below are two pictures of the third Joy Chapel, which sat approximately on the site of our education wing today. 


Below is a picture of the second Joy Chapel, which sat approximately where the current Joy Chapel sits today.

Joy Chapel Cemetery

If you are interested in Joy Chapel Cemetery, you may enter a surname in the box below to search the memorials that have been created on Find A Grave for those who are buried in our cemetery. This is not a comprehensive list of all of our gravesites and we are not responsible for mistakes.

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