"Leading people to Christ, Learning to be Disciples, Loving through service."
First United Methodist Church of Covington, TN
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pastors of First UMC

 
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 1829-1844
 
 Various Circuit Riders
 
1844 
W. McAlister, James W. Knott  
 
1845-1853 
Many records lost
 
1854-55 
James L. Culpepper, R.H. Burns, J.A. Campbell
 
1856-57   
T.L Boswell,                                       (b. 1816- d. 1898)
James G. Acton                                  (b. ?-d. 1878)
John T. Baskerville                             (b. 1803- d. 1872)
 
1857-58    
 
Ashley R. Wilson                                (b. 1827- d. 1904)
 
J. S. Harris                                        (b. 1831- d. 1860)
 
 
1858-59 
 
Robert V. Taylor                                  (b. 1822- d. 1919)
 
A. Davis                                             (unknown birth or death dates)
 
F.M. Morris                                         (unknown birth or death dates)
 
 
1859-60  
 
Benjamin F. Peeples                             (b. 1838-d. 1919)
 
M.M. McFerris                                      (unknown birth or death dates)
 
1860-61 
 
John Randle                                         (unknown birth or death dates)
Joseph Evans                                       (unknown birth or death dates)
J. T. Baskerville                                    (unknown birth or death dates)
 
 
1861-62
 
John Randle                                         (unknown birth or death dates)
Joseph B. Harris                                   (unknown birth or death dates)
James Perry                                         (unknown birth or death dates)  
 
1862-63 
 
J. H. Garrett                                         (unknown birth or death dates)
 
1863-64
 
M. H. Cullom                                         (unknown birth or death dates)
 
 
1864-66   
 
 
James W. Mathis                                  (b. ?- d. 1875)
 
 
1866-68 
 
Tillman Page                                        (b. 1838- d. ?)   
 
 
1868-69
 
Warner Moore                                     (b. 1845-d. 1909)
 
 
1869-70 
 
W. T. Melugen
 
1870-73  
 
G. B. Baskerville                                 (Birth and death dates unknown)
 
 
1873-74 
 
James M. Scott                                   (b. 1827- d. 1904)
 
 
1874-75 
 
Guilford D. Jones                                 (b. 1812- d. 1888)
 
 
1875-76 
 
Charles Y. Rankin                                (b. 1848- d. 1891)
 
 
1876-77 
 
A. T. Scruggs
 
 
1877-78 
 
J. C. Hooks
 
 
1878-79 
 
Ephraim E. Hamilton                          (b. 1827- d. 1900)
 
 
1879-80 
 
W. M. Leatherwood                            (b. 1847- d. 1910)
 
 
 
1880-81
 
N. Futrell
 
 
1881-85   
 
James G. Clarke                                 (b. 1850- d. 1911)
 
 
1885-89 
 
E. K. Bransford                                   (b. 1851- d. 1936)
 
 
1889-93
 
Grant T. Sullivan                                (b. 1853- d. 1911)
 
1893-97 
 
Reuben M. King                                  (b. 1849- d. 1910)
 
 
1897-98
 
R. W. Hood                                        (b. 1861- d. 1935)
 
 
1898-1902
 
A. J. Meaders                                     (b. 1857- d. 1931)
 
 
1902-1906
 
 
W. A. Freeman                                   (b. 1856- d. 1939)
 
 
1906-09
 
W. D. Jenkins                                     (b. 1855- d. 1934)
 
 
1909-12
 
James H. Roberts                               (b. 1853- d. 1917)
 
 
1912-16  
 
J. T. Myers                                        (Birth and death dates unknown)
 
 
1916-19
 
R. A. Clark                                         (b. 1875- d. 1958)
 
 
1919-1922
 
L. D. Hamilton                                    (b. 1862- d. 1932)
 
 
1922-23
 
J. McKendree Jenkins                         (b. 1877- d. 1962)
 
 
1923-24 
 
W. P. Hamilton                                   (b. 1866- d. 1952) 
 
 
1924-26 
 
R. P. Duckworth                                  (b. 1875- d. 1954)
 
 
1926-29
 
J. T. Pritchett                                     (Birth and death dates unknown)
 
 
1929-32 
 
A. N. Goforth                                     (b. 1880- d. 1969)
 
 
1932-34
 
E. W. Crump                                      (b. 1875- d. 1948)
 
 
1934-38
 
Fred H. Peeples                                 (b. 1883-d. 1970)
 
 
1938-42
 
Morris H. Stroud                                  (b. 1903- d. 1995)
 
 
1942-43
 
W. C. Barham                                      (b. 1883- d. 1951)
 
 
1943-47
 
E. F. McDaniel                                     (b. ?- d. 1971)
 
1947-50 
 
H. J. Burkett                                       (b. 1908-d. 1977)
 
1950-55
 
E. V. Underhill                                     (b. 1907- d. 1982)
 
 
1955-60
 
Edwin J. Diggs                                   (b. 1912- d. 1992)
 
 
1960-63
 
Guy Halford                                        (b. 1907- d. 1978)
 
 
1963-69
 
Lowell B. Council                                 (b. 1910- d. 2001)
 
 
1969-77
 
Willis G. Gilliland                                 (b. 1931- d. 1993)
 
 
1977-78
 
Frank H. Bulle
 
 
1978-84
 
William R. McLarin
 
 
1984-89
 
Paul F. Blankenship                             (b. 1933- d. 2012)
 
 
1989-95
 
William R. Springer
 
 
1990-93 
 
Joy S. Weathersbee
Minister of Program
 
 
1995-2001 
 
Mickey Carpenter                                (b. 1948- d. 2008)
 
 
2000-02
 
Diane Harrison,
Associate Pastor
 
 
2001-04
 
Kevin R. Conrad
 
 
2004-07
 
 
William P. Mullins
 
 
2007-2014
Timothy M. Carpenter
 
 
2009-2016
 
Grace E. Phelps,  
Minister of Program and Outreach Ministries
 
2014-2017
K. Wade Cox
 
2017-Present
Dan Camp
 
 
 
Composite of several pastors
 
3.     Robert V. Taylor, 1858-59                    (b. 1822-d. 1919)
 
4.     Benjamin F. Peebles, 1859-60               (b. 1838-d. 1919)
 
5.     Warner Moore, 1868-69                       (b. 1845-d. 1909)
 
6.     G. B. Baskerville, 1870-73                    (Birth and death dates unknown)
 
9.     James G. Clark(e), 1881-85                  (b. 1850- d. 1911)
 
10.   E. K. Bransford, 1885-89                      (b. 1851- d. 1936)
 
11.   Grant T. Sullivan, 1889-93                    (b. 1853- d. 1911)
 
12.   Reuben M. King, 1893-97                     (b. 1849- d. 1910)
 
13.   R. W. Hood, 1897-98                           (b. 1861- d. 1935)
 
14.   A. J. Meaders, 1898-1902                     (b. 1857- d. 1931)
 
15.   W. A. Freeman, 1902-06                       (b. 1856- d. 1939)
 
16.   W. D. Jenkins, 1906-09                        (b. 1855- d. 1934)
 
17.   James H. Roberts, 1909-12                   (b. 1853- d. 1917)
 
18.   J. T. Myers, 1912-16                            (Birth and death dates unknown)              
 
19.   R. A. Clark, 1916-19                            (b. 1875- d. 1958)