Former Pastors

William Trimble Beatty, the first pastor of Shadyside Presbyterian Church
William Trimble Beatty, the first pastor of Shadyside Presbyterian Church
“How shall they hear without a preacher?”   Romans 10:14

Shadyside Presbyterian Church gives thanks for the shepherds who have faithfully tended this flock in earlier years.

  • William Trimble Beatty, D.D. (1867-1881)
  • John Morville Richmond, D.D. (1881-1888)
  • Richard Sill Holmes, D.D. (1890-1904)
  • J. Kinsey Smith, D.D. (1905-1910)
  • Hugh Thomson Kerr, D.D., L.L.D., S.T.D. (1913-1945)
  • Howard Carman Scharfe, D.D., L.L.D. (1945-1971)
  • Robert Cleveland Holland, D.D., D.H.L., D.Litt. (1972-1983)
  • F. Morgan Roberts, D.D., D.H.L. (1985-1994)
  • Peter Corey Bower, D.Min. (1996-1998)
  • M. Craig Barnes, Ph.D. (2003-2012)