Meet Our Pastor
Welcome Pastor Lola Turnbull to Derry First and Hillside United Methodist Churches. Pastor Lola was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She attended college at Indiana U of PA, and joined The United Methodist Church as a young adult. She states, “I came to love the Wesleyan traditions and doctrine – especially our understanding of grace and our connectional system”. Pastor Lola has a strong interest in churches working together, believing that “more can be accomplished together than apart”. She has been a pastor for 23 years, serving small membership churches throughout Western PA.