15th Street United Methodist Church in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania is a warm and caring place to worship, fellowship, and rejoice in the Spirit of God. We gather together every Sunday morning to worship our Lord and support one another in christian love. We also gather throughout the week for small group ministries, bible studies, prayer groups, missions, service, music groups, meals and other ministries.
You are invited to join us whether you are visiting or vacationing in the area, attending college, or looking for a church home. We are nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Allegheny Mountains, two blocks from Juniata College, and minutes from beautiful Lake Raystown.
Meet Our Pastor...
Our pastor, the Rev. Fred E. Hickok, grew up in various places throughout Central Pennsylvania. Among those places - Petersburg where he attended Junior High School at Juniata Valley High School and Centreville, where he graduated from Bedford High School.
Rev. Fred is a 1976 graduate of Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA with majors in Political Science and Religion. Following graduation, he made his home in Williamsport until answering the call to the ministry. He was recommended by the Third Street Church in Williamsport and began preaching at the Eastern Shores of Maryland, Peninsula Conference and then in Central Pennsylvania. Rev. Fred attended Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, and Drew School of Theology, Madison, NJ, where he received his Master of Divinity in 1983.
In addition to being Pastor at the 15th Street and Donation Churches, Rev. Fred is on the Board of Trustees at Patterson Grove United Methodist Campmeeting Association in Luzerne County as well as on the Board of Managers at Mission Central in Mechanicsburg.
Rev. Fred and his wife, Darlene, reside at 1519 Mifflin Street, Huntingdon. He has three grown children: Fred S., Anthony and Heather, along with two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Fred R. Hickok.
“But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” - Isaiah 40:31