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.
Janice Self •Administrative Assistant
Janice Self joined the Speedway United Methodist Church as the Administrative Assistant in 1999. She has chaired the Mission Committee, and been a helper with the Preschool Sunday School Class and has been an active participant of the adult drama group. She is currently secretary of United Methodist Women at Speedway. Janice has taken many bible studies and has co- lead a Disciple I class. She is a Member of the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries. She has two daughters, four grandsons and two granddaughters. In her spare time she enjoys western-style square and round dancing and likes to travel.