Holly Hardsaw

Senior Pastor

Pastor Holly Hardsaw holds a BS degree in management from Ball State University.  After working in the sales field for several years, she felt a call into education.  Upon completion of a master’s certificate in special education from IUPUI, she taught special education classes in Lawrence Township schools for ten years.  The Lord called Pastor Holly into the ministry in 1996, she graduated from CTS.   Pastor Holly served at Castleton, Bloomington First, Harrodsburg, and currently at Horizons of Faith since 2006. Pastor Holly’s leadership experience includes Brightwood Community Center and Kairos prison ministry.  In November, 2011, she was sworn in as the first female chaplain for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Allen Burke

Music Director

Allen was born and raised in Indianapolis. He is married to Melanie and together they have three children and four grandchildren. Allen attended Indiana Central College where he studied music at Arthur Jordan College of Music at Butler University.

Allen has performed nationally and internationally for 30 years (1972-2002) as Musical Director for multi-gold record recording artists, The Spinners,
and Marvin Gaye. Allen has been the Musical Director at Speedway United Methodist Church since April 2002.

Susan Hobson

Associate Pastor

E-Mail: shobson@speedway-umc.

Pastor Susan has a passion for God and helping all she encounters know of God’s unfathomable love for them. She is a two-time Indiana University grad (GO Hoosiers!) with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master in Social Work. She is currently completing her Master of Divinity degree at Christian Theological Seminary in response to God’s call to ordained ministry.

Susan is married to her college sweetheart, Eric, and they have three beautiful children that give them much joy! The family has been actively involved in scouting together and they enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking and just being outdoors where they experience God’s majesty. Susan is an avid cyclist and swimmer and loves reading—be sure to share your favorite book titles with her!