CLOSED CHURCHES WITHIN THE PRESENT BOUNDARIES OF THE

SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
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COLUMBIA COUNTY PA


Almedia EV

Description: Description: Description: almedia

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Asbury United Methodist Church

asbury

Address: 413 Harrison Road, community of Asbury
Municipality:
Fishing Creek township
County:
Columbia
State:
PA

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Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church  

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Benton MP

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Location:
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borough of Benton
County:
Columbia
State:
PA

Directions: 
     The exact location has not been determined.

Historic Conference:
     Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church.

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Brief History:
     This building was erected in 1872.  The congregation disbanded in 1886, and the building was sold.

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Berwick MP

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Location: “Park Avenue and Front Street”
Municipality:
borough of Berwick
County:
Columbia
State:
PA

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     The site is in the west end of Berwick, but the exact location has not been determined.  “Park Avenue” may not be the present Park Bolevard.

Historic Conference:
    Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

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     The building was erected in 1903 but the congregation did not prosper.  Services were discontinued in 1911.

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Berwick Unity Mission ME

Description: Description: Description: berwick

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Brandon ME

Description: Description: Description: brandon

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Center EV

Description: Description: Description: center

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Central ME

Description: Description: Description: central

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     The structure stood on the right side of the road, just after making the right turn at the north end of Central onto the road to Jamison City.

Historic Conference:
     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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Brief History:
      This structure was erected about 1865 and named Simpson Chapel.  The Methodist Episcopal congregation later purchased and moved into the Methodist Protestant building in the south end of town.  Simpson Chapel was dissembled in 1928 and rebuilt as a hunting cabin in Elk Grove, just across the bridge.

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Central MP

Description: Description: Description: central

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     Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

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     This structure was erected in 1887 and later sold to the Methodist Episcopal congregation.

Final disposition:
     This building, improved and enlarged, is now home to Christ United Methodist Church.


Chestnut Ridge ME

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Coles Creek MP

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Divide Sylvan Chapel ME

Description: Description: Description: divide

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Elk Grove ME

Description: Description: Description: elk grove

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Espy Zion EV

Description: Description: Description: espy

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Fairview MP

Description: Description: Description: fairview

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Foundryville ME Church

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Address: Foundryville Road, community of Foundryville
Municipality:
Briar Creek township
County:
Columbia
State:
PA

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Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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      Closed July 7, 2013.

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Free Will UB

Description: Description: Description: free wil

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Greenwood EV

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Hamline ME

Description: Description: Description: hamline

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Ikeler ME

Description: Description: Description: ikler

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Iola ME

Description: Description: Description: iola

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Jamison City ME

Description: Description: Description: jamison city

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Kile EV 

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     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association
    

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East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association
            1898, 19 – authorized to take out mortgage

Brief History:
     The church was on the Waller charge.
     

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Lime Ridge Bethany EV

Description: Description: Description: lime ridge

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Mainville ME

Description: Description: Description: mainville

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McIntyre ME

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Numidia Trinity ME

Description: Description: Description: numidia trinity

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Rupert ME

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Salem EV

Description: Description: Description: salem

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Slabtown ME

Description: Description: Description: slabtown

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Stillwater ME

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Waller EV

Description: Description: Description: waller

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White's ME

Description: Description: Description: white

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     1958,159 – entitled party declines to claim property by the reversion clause; no further action

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