Honor Roll
Compiled by Terrell Moseley, Church Historian

PASTORS WHO SERVED AT OLD CENTENARY METHODIST FROM THE TIME IT WAS RECOGNIZED AS A METHODIST CHURCH IN 1811

From 1806 to 1811, Stith Mead served as Pastor of Lynchburg Methodist Society.

John Weaver 1811
Joel Burgess 1812
John Giles 1812
Swain Thrift 1812
Christopher S. Mooring 1813
Robert Griffith 1814
Peyton Anderson 1814
Fletcher Harris 1815
Peter Wyatt 1815
Thomas Moore 1816
Ethelbert Drake 1817
Thomas Burge 1818
James Smith 1819
George B. Anderson 1819
Thomas Mann 1820
Peter Doub 1820
George W. Charlton 1821-22
Thomas Crowder 1823
Thomas Howard 1824
William Leigh 1825
Caleb Leach 1826-27
*William A. Smith 1828
William J. Walker 1829
Martin P. Parks 1830-31
*David S. Doggett 1832-33
Henry W. Cowles 1834-35
*E. Wadsworth 1836
James M. Donald 1837
*David S. Doggett 1838
*William A. Smith 1839-40
*E. Wadsworth 1841
Anthony Dibrell 1842-43
*William S. Smith 1844-45
*David S. Doggett 1846-47
*George W. Langhorne 1848-49
John C. Granberry 1850-51
Davis P. Wills 1852-53
Frank Stanley 1854-55
Charles H. Hall 1856-57
A. G. Brown 1858-59
Hezekiah P. Mitchell 1860-61
Leroy M. Lee 1862-63-64
F. M. Edwards 1864
William E. Judkins 1865-66-67
*George W. Langhorne 1868-69
William E. Edwards 1870-71
William H. Christian 1872-73-74-75
*Henry D. Cheatham 1876-77
Joshua S. Hunter 1878-79-80-81
George C. Vanderslic 1882-83-84-85
*Henry C. Cheatham 1886-87-88-89
S. S. Lambeth 1890
W. H. Atwill 1891-92-93-94
George H. Wray 1895
W. Asbury Christian 1896-97-98-99
Jesse W. Whitley 1900-01
D. G. C. Butts 1902-03-04-05
Joseph A. Thomas 1906-07-08-09
R. M. Chandler 1910-11-12-13
W. G. Botts 1914-15
R. P. Lumpkin 1916-17
E. T. Dadman 1918
J. B. Douglas 1919
R. M. Maxey 1920-21-22
W. T. A. Haynes 1923-24-25-26
O. B. Newton 1927
William Albert Wright 1928-29

* Served at different times.

Appendix

PASTORS OF RIVERMONT AVENUE METHODIST CHURCH FROM 1889 TO TIME OF MERGER WITH CENTENARY METHODIST CHURCH

John L. Clarke 1889-90-91-92
Ernest Stevens 1893-94-95-96-97-98
G. H. Lambeth 1899
L. T. Williams 1900-01-02
S. J. Batten 1903-04
J. W. Shackelford 1905-06-07-08
Bascomb Day 1909-10-11
G. H. McFaden 1912-13
J. H. Light 1914-15
J. Calloway Robertson 1916-17-18-19
J. M. Rowland 1920-21
B. F. Lipscomb 1921-22-23
C. C. Bell 1923-24-25-26
P. M. Hank 1926-27-28-29-30

PASTORS OF CENTENARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
SINCE MERGER IN 1930

J. W. Smith 1930-32
H. P. Myers 1933-36
Dr. H. B. Tremble July '36 to Oct. '36,completing
Mr. Myers term
J. W. Pearson 1936-39
D. D. Holt 1940-44
E. A. Potts 1944-50
E. Conrad Blackwell 1950-54
J. H. Davidson 1954-58
John H. Blakemore 1958-62
Archie E. Acey 1962-68
William Jeryl Fink 1968-70
Walter E. Lockett 1970-74
Byron R. Wilkinson 1974-80
William W. Laughlin, Jr. 1980-83
C. Douglas Pillow 1983-1993
Dr.James R. Noland 1993-1998
Joseph T. Carson III 1998-2006
Richard Ecklund 2006 - 2014
Doug Gunsalus 2014 - Present

Note: The church was called Third Street Methodist Church until 1860,
and then the name was changed to Centenary.