Jack and Anna Kerr have been longtime members of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood in California during the later
20th century. The collection contains materials related to the Kerrs’ family histories as well as the 20th century ministry
and history of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. Inclusive dates range from 1924-2011. Audio and video recordings
include sermons by Henrietta Mears, Bruce Angwin, Elizabeth Dole and Colleen Townsend Evans.
Jack and Anna Kerr have been longtime members of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood in California. Jack A. (John)
Kerr (February 3, 1922 – November 15, 2015) served many years as a professor at the University of Southern California and
as a Deacon, Elder, and Missions department volunteer within his church. He also preached monthly at the Los Angeles Union
Rescue Mission for thirty years. Anna developed longstanding relationships with women prayer partners, served as a Deacon
and an Elder, and took over the Missions department in 1994. As of 2012, Anna led the Women’s’ Ministry, organizing an annual
conference called Faithlift.