TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter Page
Preface vii
Introduction ix
Table of Contents xii
I - Conference Name and Area 1
II - Our Pioneers 6
III - Contemporaries and Immediate Successors of the Pioneers 30
IV - Formative Period of the Lancaster District
The Great Meetings 65
Campmeetings 70
Appointments and Classes 71
Circuits and Ministerial Service 71
The Lancaster Circuit, 1800-1831 72
The Lancaster Circuit, 1831-43 75
Conference Statistical Report, Year 1848-49 77
V - The Churches of Lancaster County
1. The Circuits of Lancaster County, 1843-1946 78
2. The Churches of Lancaster County 81
3. Abandoned Churches and Classes 162
VI - The Churches of Dauphin County
1. A Preliminary Survey 166
2. The Circuits of Dauphin County 167
3. The Churches of Dauphin County 173
4. Classes and Churches no Longer Existing 268
VII - The Churches of Lebanon County
1. The Circuits of Lebanon County, 1840-1946 272
2. The Churches of Lebanon County 275
3. Abandoned Churches, Classes, and Appointments 346
VIII - The Churches of Northumberland, Columbia, and Schuylkill Counties
1. Introduction to the Churches of Northumberland County 348
2. The Circuits of Northumberland and Columbia Counties 348
3. The Churches of Northumberland County 350
4. Abandoned Churches and Classes of Northumberland County 363
5. Introduction: the Churches of Columbia County 364
6. The Churches of Columbia County 364
7. Origin and Expansion of Circuits of Schuylkill County 368
8. The Churches of Schuylkill County 371
9. Abandoned Churches, Classes and Appointments 387
IX - The Churches of Berks, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, and
Philadelphia Counties; New Jersey, and beyond the Present Conference Boundary
1. The Circuits of Berks County 390
2. The Churches of Berks County 391
3. Abandoned Churches and Classes of Berks County 411
4. Introduction; the Area of Chester and Montgomery Counties. 414
5. The Churches of Chester County 415
6. The Churches of Montgomery County 417
7. The Circuits of Lehigh, Northampton, and Bucks Counties 421
8. The Churches of Lehigh County 422
9. Abandoned Classes of Lehigh County 425
10. The Churches of Northampton County 426
11. Abandoned Classes of Northampton County 428
12. Bucks County Circuit 429
13. The Churches of Philadelphia 429
14. Abandoned Churches and Missions of Philadelphia 438
15. Efforts in New Jersey 443
16. Churches Beyond the Present Conference Boundary
a. Churches in Baltimore, Maryland 444
b. Ministerial Appointments to Conference Churches, 1882-1885 445
c. Churches of Union, Center, Snyder, and Juniata Counties 446
X - Distinctive Services Performed
1. In Annual Conference Supervision 449
2. Representative Laymen 463
3. In General Denominational Work 473
4. In Mission Fields 481
5. Services Relating to Historical Data 483
6. Two Outstanding Pastorates 488
7. In the Chaplaincy 490
XI - The Ministry of the Conference
1. Members of Annual Conference 497
2. Status and Service Record of Present Members 512
3. Pictures of Ministers
a. Ordained Elders 519
b. Annual Conference Licentiates 529
c. Probationers 530
d. Others Employed by the Conference 532
4. Our Faithful Departed 533
XII - Organizations and Institutions
1. Women's Missionary Association 536
2. Christian Education 541
3. Lebanon Valley College 546
4. Bonebrake Theological Seminary 554
5. Quincy Orphanage and Home 559
6. Campmeetings. 562
XIII - Time, Place, and Officers of Annual Conference 570
XIV - General Conference Delegates 576
Appendix A Statistics, Conference Year 1945-46 581
Appendix B Bibliography of Sources Consulted 584
Index 587