First Christian Church
205 North Folger, Carrollton, MO 64633, 660-542-0247

Ministers

Thomas N. Gaines
1845 -1851
The first Minister of the First Christian Church of Carrollton.

2 nd Minister Thomas Flint
1852 -1853

3 rd Minister Thomas P. Haley
1854 -1857

4 th Minister James A. (Meng?/Mercy?)
1858 -1859

5 th Minister Henry Earl
1859 -1860

6 th Minister Ben H. Smith
1860 -1861

7 th Minister W. H. Robinson
1863 -1866

8 th Minister Thomas N. Gaines
1866 -1867

9 th Minister Wm. H. Robinson
1867 July -1869 March

10 th Minister E. R. Childers
1869 May – July 1870

11 th Misister Thomas N. Gaines
1870 July – Dec. 31, 1870

12 th Minister J. M. Henry
1871 July – 1871 Oct.

13 th Minister T. H. Hull
1872 Jan.- 1872 July

14 th Minister N. B. Peeler
1872 Sept. – 1873 Dec.

15 th Misister D.M. Grandfield
1875 Oct. – 1877 Jan.

Passed to Glory of typhoid fever Aug.22, 1895. He was 69 years of age. At the time he was at his daughter’s ( Mrs.R. S. Shelton) home in Troy, Mo. Born in Dingle, Ireland.

16 th Minister W. A. Malone
1878 Oct. – 1882 Aug.

17 th Minister E. B. Cake
1882 Nov. – 1883 March

18 th Minister R. M. Messick
1883 July – 1885 Sept.

19 th Minister R. H. Elliott
1885 Oct. – 1886 Jan.

20 th Minister A. P. Terrell
1886 Nov. – 1891 Oct.

Brother Terrell passed to Glory 1914 at the age of 62 at the daughter’s (Mrs. O. J. Stallings) home in Forth Worth. Born in Florence, Alabama. For 20 years he practiced medicine in Kirksville and Carrollton. He had 5 children.

21 st Minister C. H. Trout
1892 Feb. – 1893

22 nd Minister E. W. Thornton
1893 Feb. – 1895

Brother Thornton an invalid for many years, passed to Glory on Nov. 8, 1940 in Canton, Ohio

23 rd Misister J. T. Ogle
1895 April – 1900 June

24 th Minister Edgar H. Kellar
1900-1905

Passed to Glory in January 23, 1948 at his home in Los Angeles.

25 th Minister R. H. Sawyer
1905 Dec. – 1909 Jan.

26 th Minister G. L. Bush
1909 April – 1937 Jan. 1

Passed to Glory May 23, 1943 at his son’s home in Tulsa.

27 th Minister Wm. Icenogle
1938 – 1942 Dec.

Rev. Icenogle passed to Glory at the age of 90. Place: Houston, Texas, Sept. 11,1987.

28 th Minister Glen Crawford
1943 March – 1944 Feb. 20

29 th Minister W. C. Whitehouse
1944 Sept. 1 – 1952

Mrs. Whitehouse was also an ordained minister.

30 th Minister Kenneth Powell
1952-1962

Rev. Powell was a graduate of Arkansas State University; Phillips University in Enid, Ok. and the University of Chicago. He was called to Garden City Christian, located on the west side of Indianapolis, Indiana. Took effect Feb.11, 1962 He remained there for 19 years, retiring in 1981. Father of 2 children; James K. Powell and Mary Beth Powell. He passed to glory Feb. 10, 1993 at the age of 77.

31 st Minister John D. Buck
1962-1975

32 nd Misister James H. Coffman
1976-1990

33 rd Minister Joe Barone
1992-2006

34 th Rev. Larry G. Gray
October 2008 – March 2011

35 th Rev. Wayne Hammar

2011-2016

Worship Times
Saturday Evening
5:30 - Informal Parlor Service
Sunday
8:30 - Sunday School 9:30 - Traditional Sanctuary Service
First Christian Church
205 N. Folger Carrollton, MO 64633 (660) 542 0247