In the early 1870’s, Methodist Circuit Rider, Rev. J. E. Miller served the Southern California area.
He preached every fourth Sunday in Anaheim

Our Pastors

Anaheim Methodist Episcopal Church

1878A. M. Leihy
1883C. H. Bollinger
1887D. O. Chamberlayne
1890F. R. Holcomb
1891R. S. Badger & F. R. Holcomb
1892W. G. Cowan
1895F. R. Holcomb
1897J. A. White
1900E. W. Pratt
1902F. W. Johnson
1903B. A. Johnson
1905George Haffen
1907L. J. Moore
1910F. A. Ziegler
1912C. H. M. Sutherland
1916Harry W. White
1918J. F. Humphrey
1920Jas. S. Geissinger
1925B. S. Haywood

White Temple
First Methodist Church of Anaheim

Senior Pastors

1929Ralph W. Lee
1932Ray C. Harker
1936J. Kells Swenerton
1940Irvin H. Engle
1940Thomas L. Burden
1945Hayden S. Sears
1947Rollo E. Dunham
1949Frank E. Butterworth
1955Earl Kernahan
1961Francis Cook
1964Thomas R. Pendell
1968George M. Raun

Associate Pastors

1959-1961Dan R. Kennedy
1959-1962John Fugitt
1962-1963Arthur Hobson
1964-1967Daniel M. Jordon
1966G. Paul Keller
1968Robert R. Ray
1968Everett R. Felder
1969Claude W. Young
1970Robert P. Shuler III

People's Church
Wesley Methodist Church
East Anaheim Methodist Church

Senior Pastors

1926Harold L. Thatcher
1932William R. Thornton
1934Solomon Maurice Cheek
1936Henry F. Beavon
1939G. Carroll Rector
1941Fred M. Essig
1942Harold Preston
1946Leslie Sim
1948Daniel F. Miller
1951Wm. McKinley Walker
1956Arthur A. Kent
1960Gene M. Gehres
1962Clyde E. Ervin
1966John D. Robinson

Associate Pastors

1970Robert P. Shuler III

Anaheim United Methodist Church

Senior Pastors

1970Mark C. Trotter
1976David O. Beadles
1985Robert B. Shepard Jr.
2000John W. Fanistil
2004R. Preston Price
2008Mike Bankhead
2008David O. Beadles (interim)
2009Ken McMillan (interim)
2009Don Roe
2014James Dollins

Diaconal Ministers

1980-2005Mary Hibbard
2014MJ. Buist

Pastors Emeritus

Rev. David O. Beadles

Associate Pastors

1970Robert P. Shuler III
1973Glendon E. Harris
1975Harold P. Wayman
1977Frank M. Gray
1981John L. Giffin
1985E. Clark Robb
1988Tom Heslop
1991James Thomann
1993Bethellen Balikian
1995Shannon Conklin-Dennis
2002Paige Eaves
2005Sheena Trotter-Dennis
2007Dale Fredrickson
2008Amanda Lunemann
2010-2012Rey Guevera
2017Nicole Armstrong
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