CLOSED CHURCHES WITHIN THE PRESENT BOUNDARIES OF THE

SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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UNION COUNTY PA


Allenwood ME 

Description: allenwood

Location: White Deer Avenue, village of Allenwood
Municipality:
Gregg township
County:
Union
State:
PA

Directions: 
     From the intersection of US 15 and PA 44 in Allenwood, go 1 block north on USA 15 to White Deer Avenue.  Turn east onto White Deer Avenue and go 2 blocks to Second Street.  The building stands on the southwest corner of White Deer Avenue and Second Street.

Historic Conference:
     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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Brief History:
      This church building was dedicated May 26, 1907, and services were discontinued in 1968.  It was always on a charge with Elimsport.

Final disposition:
      The building has been extensively remodeled and converted into apartments.

 


Alvira EV 

alvia

Location: village of Alvira
Municipality:
Gregg township
County:
Union
State:
PA

Directions: 
         From the intersection of US 15 and PA 44 in Allenwood, go 3 miles west on PA 44 to Mill Road.  Turn north onto Ml load and go 2 miles to Alvira Road.  Turn east onto Alvira Road and go 1 mile.  The church stood on the left side of the road, by the cemetery.

Historic Conference:
     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church

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Brief History:
      This congregation erected its first building on January 7, 1877, on Mill Road, near Spring Creek, and it was known as the Spring Creek church.  In 1885 the building was moved to the village of Alvira.  The building was abandoned in 1942 when the government took the entire area for an ordinance depot.  The congregation relocated to and eventually purchased (in 1954) the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church on Pike Peak Road and is now St. John’s UMC

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Cowan EV

Description: cowan

Location: Church Street, village of Cowan
Municipality:
Buffalo township
County:
Union
State:
PA

Directions: 
     From the intersection of US 15 and PA 192 in Lewisburg, go west on PA 192 7 miles to the village of Cowan.  Turn right at the main interception onto Church Street and go one block to Diefenderfer Road, the road to the Brown Conference Center of Bucknell University.  The church stood on the southeast corner of Church Street and Diefenderfer Road.

Historic Conference:
     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church

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Brief History:
      This building was erected in 1882 and was always part of the Buffalo Valley charge.  It was dismantled in 1951 and the materials used to construct the educational unit at Forest Hill.

Final disposition:
      A modern home has been erected on the site.

 


Dice EV 

Description: dice

Location: PA 304, village of Dice
Municipality:
Limestone township
County:
Union
State:
PA

Directions: 
     From the intersection of US 15 and PA 304 in Winfield, go 12 miles west on PA 304 (i.e., 3 miles past New Berlin) to the village of Dice.  The church is on the left side of the highway.

Historic Conference:
     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church.

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Brief History:
      This church was erected in 1886 and closed in 1994.  The property was sold to the township.

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Ebenezer EV 

Description: ebenezer

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Union
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Forest Hill ME

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Union
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Forest Hill EV

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Union
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Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church

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Glen Iron EV   

Description: glen iron

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Union
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Hartleton ME

Description: harleton

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Union
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Hironimus EV

Description: hironimus

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Union
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Kratzerville EV 

Description: kraterville 

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Union
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Mazeppa EV

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Union
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Millmont EV

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Millmont ME

Description: millmount

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Union
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     Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal references:
     1965,346 – proceeds from sale of the property reported as $2981.70

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Mountain Chapel EV 

Description: mountain chapel

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New Berlin EV

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New Berlin ME

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New Berlin UB

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New Columbia EV

Description: new columbia

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New Columbia ME

 Description: new columbia me

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Pike EV 

Description: pike

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Pleasant Grove EV

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Union
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Pleasant Point EA

 

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Union
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PA

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Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association
     East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

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     1909, 31 – purchaser at hand, permission to sell

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Salem EV

Description: salem

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Union
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12. Sunrise EV

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Union
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Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church

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Swengel EV

Description: swengel

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Union
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White Deer EV

Description: white deer

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White Springs Bethel EV 

Description: white springs

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Union
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