Historical List of Pastors

Historical List of Pastors

Stephen Williams

PASTORS OF THE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST

1. Stephen Williams* 1716-1783  View the presentation of excerpts from Stephen Williams’ diaries.

2. Richard Salter Storrs 1785-1819
3. Baxter Dickinson 1823-1829
4. Jonathan Bailey Condit 1831-1835
5. Howard Beebe 1837-1843
6. Samuel Wolcutt 1843-1847
7. John Wheeler Harding 1850-1891
8. Stephen Goodyear Barnes 1891-1900
9. Henry Lincoln Bailey 1901-1917
10. Randolph Merrill 1917-1931
11. Robert Merrill Bartlett 1932-1942
12. Eugene M. Bushong 1943-1960
Carl Noble, Assoc. 1953-1957
A. Lee Holcutt, Assoc. 1957-1960

13. Daniel Bliss Leavitt 1962-1972
George Beilby, Assoc. 1962-1969
Clarke Schaaf, CE Min. 1970-1972
Nelson Schlegel, Visit. Min. 1971-1977

14. Clarke Baldwin Schaaf 1972-1975
Gary A. DeLong, Assoc. 1973-1975

15a. Gary A. DeLong and
Clarke B. Schaaf, Co-Pastors 1975-1987

15b. Gary A. DeLong 1987-1999
Joan Sulser, Assoc. 1988-1990
Thomas A. Roan, Assoc. 1991-2000

16. Michael S. Bennett 2002 – 2012
Curtis J. Preston, Assoc. 2003-2008
Beth Boisvert, Assoc. 2009 – 2012

 

*Rev. Stephen Williams actually served the people from 1714 to 1716 before the church was gathered and before his ordination. His diaries are still intact and copies are available for reading at the Storrs Library.