OFFICERS OF THE FIRST CHURCH IN BOSTON       
                     Elders, Pastors and Ministers

1. John Wilson, Teaching Elder 1630-1633; Preaching Elder 1633-1667

       John Eliot, (Interim) 1631-1632

2. John Cotton, Teaching Elder 1633-1652

3. John Norton, Pastor 1656-1663

4. John Davenport, Preaching Elder 1668-1670

5. James Allen, Teaching Elder 1668-1710

6. John Oxenbridge, Pastor 1670-1674

7. Joshua Moody, (Minister) Assistant 1684-1693

8. John Bailey, (Minister) Assistant 1693-1697

9. Benjamin Wadsworth, Minister 1696-1725

10. Thomas Bridge, Pastor 1705-1715

11. Thomas Foxcroft, Pastor 1717-1769

12. Charles Chauncy, Pastor 1727-1787

13. John Clarke, 1778-1798

14. William Emerson, 1799-1811

15. John Lovejoy Abbot, 1813-1814

16. Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham, 1815-1850

       James Walker, ' Pulpit Supply' 1850-1853

17. Rufus Ellis, 1853-1886

18. Stopford Wentworth Brooke, 1886-1898

19. James Eells, 1898-1905

20. Charles Edwards Park, 1906-1946

21. Duncan Howlett, 1946-1958

       Edward Daniels, Interim 1958-1960

22. Rhys Williams, 1960-2000

       Doris Hunter, Interim 2000-2001

23. Stephen Kendrick, 2001-

24. *Rosemary Lloyd, 2005-2013
* First 'called' female minister

25. Amy Freedman, Consulting Minister, 2014-2015

26. Tim House, Minister of Arts and Outreach 2015 --







OFFICERS OF THE SECOND CHURCH IN BOSTON
Founded 1649          Merged with First Church, 1970                                                          

1. John Mayo, 1655-1672

2. Increase Mather, 1664-1723

3. Cotton Mather, 1684-1728

4. Joshua Gee, 1723-1748

5. Samuel Mather, 1732-1741

6. Samuel Checkley, 1747-1768

7. John Lathrop, 1768-1816

8. Henry Ware, Jr., 1817-1830

9. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1829-1832

10. Chandler Robbins, 1833-1874

11. Robert Laird Collier, 1876-1879

12. Edward Augustus Horton, 1880-1892

13. Thomas Van Ness, 1893-1913

14. Samuel Raymond Maxwell, 1914-1919

15. Eugene Rodman Shippen, 1920-1930

16. Dudley Hayes Farrell, 1930-1932

17. DuBois LeFevre, 1933-1940

18. Walton Elbert Cole, 1941-1945

19. George Ernest Lynch, 1947-1949

20. Clayton Brooks Hale, 1950-1957

21. John Nicholls Booth, 1958-1963

22. John Kohlsaat Hammon, 1964-1974