Our Ministers

The following ministers served at Milton in the Wesleyan Methodist Church and St Paul’s United Church:

Rev Charles Fish 1852-1854

Rev John Hunt 1854-1856

Rev John Low 1856-1857

Rev F Coleman 1857-1859

Rev George Goodson 1859-1861

Rev John A Williams 1862-1864

Rev J E Betts 1864-1867

Rev W S Blackstock 1867-1870

Rev J W Jeffrey 1870-1873

Rev James Gray 1873-1876

Rev George Richardson 1876-1879, 1899-1901

Rev James Preston 1879-1882

Rev D L Brethour 1882-1885

Rev A E Russ 1885-1888

Rev George Clark 1888-1891

Rev John Pickering 1892-1894

Rev George Mitchell 1894-1896

Rev D W Snider 1896-1899

Rev J W Cooley 1901-1904

Rev C T Bennett 1904-1908

Rev Wm Smythe 1908-1911

Rev D S Houck 1911-1912

Rev M J Wilson 1912-1915

Rev C D Draper 1915-1918

Rev A E Marshall 1918-1922

Rev T H Bole 1922-1925

Rev N A Hurlbut 1925-1929

Rev J W Aikens 1929-1932

Rev A B Irwin 1932-1937

Rev G W Porter 1938-1940, 1945-1947

Rev J L Blair 1948-1955

Rev J Lorne Brown 1955-1967

Rev C A Hainer 1967-1974

Rev W Lorne Brown 1975-1978

Rev George Lewis (visiting) 1977-1987

Rev E T Jack Birtch 1979-1986

Rev R E Black (interim) 1986-1987

Rev Robert Hyde 1987-1999

Rev Elaine Longland 1989-1997

Rev Ron Hunt 1997-1998

Rev John Benham 1998-2011

Rev John Ambrose 1999-2001

Rev Gerry Hofstetter 2001-2006

Rev Gaylyn McLean 2006-2008

Rev Elaine Beattie (visiting) 2008

Cam Fraser (designated lay) 2008-2014

Rev Sarah Fanning 2009-2011

Rev Michelle Hogman 2011-2014

Rev Tyler Powell 2015-2016