We have served the Hamilton East community for over 100 years!
Hamilton East Methodist Parish 1910-2021
Ministers and Presbyters who have served at St. John's over the past 100 years:
At Trinity Church, Collingwood Street:
Rev. H.L. Blamires 1900-1902
Rev. J. T. Pinfold 1903-1905
Rev. T. Fee 1906-1907
Rev. H.L. Blamires (second term) 1908-1910
Rev. J. Wrigley 1911-1913 After Union in 1913
Rev. Wrigley moved to St. Pauls
At St. Paul's Church, London Street:
Rev. J. Wrigley 1913-1915 together with Rev. J. Clover 1911-1914
Rev. T. J. Wallis 1916-1918
Rev. E. O. Blamires 1919-1923
At St. John's Church, Hamilton East:
Rev. C. M. Roberts 1915-1916
Rev. J. D. McArthur 1917-1918
Rev. E. T. Olds 1919-1922
Rev. F. E. Leadley 1923-1926
Rev. A. O. Harris 1927-1931
Rev. J. Dennis 1932-1935
Rev. G.E. Brown 1936-1939
Rev. W. Gatman 1940-1946
Rev. J. H. Bailey 1947-1951
Rev. C. B. Oldfield 1952-1961
Rev. A. O. Jones 1961-1967
Rev. Trevor Shepherd 1967-1978
Rev. S. J. Barnes 1978-1986
Rev. Robyn D. Goudge 1986-1988
Rev. R. S. Andrews 1988-1993
Rev. A. W. Dickie Supernumerary supply 1993-1995
Rev. S. J. Bowring 1995-1998
Rev. H. I. M. Taufu'i 1998-2001
Rev. W. J. Hambleton 2001-2006
Rev. J. Anne Griffiths 2006 –
Entered Full-Time Work from St. John's:
Rev. V. Roy Jamieson, MBE, ED.
Rev. Douglas H. Burt.
Rev. Idris J. Ruck.
Rev. Hughan M. Craig.
Rev. Kenneth Olsen.
Mr. Gordon Dey - Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea Mission Field as a Builder.
Members who have served the NZ Methodist National Church:
Vice President: Joyce Dey 1984
Vice President: Alan Bettany 1991
Vice President: David McGeorge 2003