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.