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WAYNE COUNTY PA

In Wayne County PA, the major north-south highway PA 191 and the major east-west highway US 6 intersect at the county seat of Honesdale.  All Wayne County directions will be given from starting points on PA 191 or US 6.  The Hancock NY church is included with the Wayne County churches.


1. Abrahamsville United Methodist Church

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Address: Callicoon Road, village of Abrahamsville
Municipality:
Damascus township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From the 3-way stop sign on PA 191 just south of Lookout, go 4 miles east on Callicoon Road.  The church is on the left, by the intersection with Cemetery Road.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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2. Beach Lake United Methodist Church

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Address: Milanville Road, village of Beach Lake
Municipality: Berlin township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From US 6 3 miles east of Honesdale, go 6 miles north PA 652 to the village of Beach Lake.  Bear left onto Milanville road.  The church is on the left, across from the fire hall..

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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3. Bethany United Methodist Church

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Address: 3 Court Street, village of Bethany
Municipality: Dyberry township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 at the north end of Honesdale, go 2.5 miles north on PA 670 to the village of Bethany.  The church is on the right, at the northeast corner of PA 670 [Wayne Street] and Court Streets.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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4. Bidwell Hill United Methodist Church

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Address: Ledgedale Road, village of Bidwell Hill
Municipality:
Salem township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 1.5 miles south of Hamlin, go 1 mile east on Ledgedale Road.  The church is on the right, just past the intersection with Bidwell Hill Road.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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5. Braman United Methodist Church

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Address: Braman Road, village of Braman
Municipality:
Manchester township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in the village of Lookout, turn right across from the Lookout General store and go 3 miles east on Braman Road.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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6. Damascus Manor United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 371, village of Damascus
Municipality:
Damascus township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 10 miles north of Honesdale at Rileyville, go 9 miles east on PA 371.  Go east 9 miles on PA 371.  The church is on the left.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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7. Equinunk United Methodist Church

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Address: Lordville Road, village of Equinunk
Municipality:
Buckingham township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in the village of Equinunk, go 1 block east on the road to Lordville NY.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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9. Gouldsboro United Methodist Church

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Address: Main Street, village of Gouldsboro
Municipality:
Lehigh township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 6 miles south of I-84 at Haags Mill, go 8 miles west on PA 507 to the village of Gouldsboro.  The church is on the right, on the northwest corner of PA 507 [Main Street] and Fourth Street.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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10. Hamlin Centenary United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 590, village of Hamlin
Municipality:

County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in the village of Hamlin, go 2 blocks west on PA 590.  The church is on the right..

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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11. Hancock NY Emory United Methodist Church
      [included with the Wayne County PA churches]

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Address: Main Street, town of Hancock NY
Municipality:
town of Hancock
County:
Delaware County
State:
NY

Directions: At the north end of PA 191, cross the Delaware River into New York state and the village of Hancock.  Turn right at the T and go 4 blocks east on Front Street to the red light.  Turn left and go one block north to Main Street.  Turn right and go one block on Main Street.  The church is on the left.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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12. Hawley United Methodist Church

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Address: 314 Maple Avenue, Hawley
Municipality:
borough of Hawley
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From US 6 in Hawley, go 1 block “south” on Church Street to Maple Street.  The church is on the corner of Church and South Streets.  [US 6 is actually running north-south at this point, and the turn onto Church Street is to the west.  The church is on the northwest corner of Church and Maple.]

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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13. Hollisterville United Methodist Church

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Address: Pond Road, village of Hollisterville
Municipality:
Salem township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in Hamlin, go west on PA 590 2 miles to the PA 690.  Turn left on PA 690 and go one block to Pond Road.  Turn left on Pond Road and fo one block.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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14. Honesdale Central United Methodist Church

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Address: 205 11th Street
Municipality:
borough of Honesdale
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: In the south part of Honesdale, Main Street is PA 191 south and Church Street is PA 191 north.  The church is on the southeast corner of PA 191 north [Church Street] and 11th Street.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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15. Lake Ariel United Methodist Church

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Address: Maple Avenue, village of Lake Ariel
Municipality:
Lake township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in the south end of the village of Lake Ariel, turn east on East Shore Drive and go one block to Maple Avenue.   Turn north on Maple Avenue and go 100 yards.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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16. Lake Como United Methodist Church

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Address: Como Road, village of Lake Como
Municipality:
Preston township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 1 mile south of Hancock NY, go 6 miles south on PA 370 to PA 247.  Go 3 miles east on PA 247 to Como Road.  Go south on Como Road ½ mile.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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17. Lakeville United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 590, village of Lakeville
Municipality:
Paupack township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in Hamlin, go 8 miles east on PA 590.  The church is on the left.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Brief History:
      Lakeville was originally known as Hemlock Hollow, and then Purdytown.  The name Lakeville was given to the post office and the community in 1907.  The original portion of the current building was erected by the Baptists in 1845 and purchased by the Methodists a few years later.  Three major additions have brought the building to its present form.  A new entry way with a bell tower was completed in 1921.  In 1961 the room to west, with a basement, was added.  The fellowship wing was completed in 1987.


18. Lookout United Methodist Church

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Address: Grist Mill Road, village of Lookout
Municipality: Manchester township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From the 3-way stop sign on PA 191 just south of Lookout, go east on Callicoon Road 100 yard to Grist Mill Road.  Go south on Grist Mill Road (gravel) 200 yards.  The church is on the left.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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19. Maplewood Grace United Methodist Church

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Address: Lake Henry Road, Maplewood
Municipality:
Lake township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in Hamlin, go west on PA 590 2 miles to PA 348.  Continue straight on PA 348 1 mile to Lake Henry Road.  Turn north on Lake Henry Road and go 1.5 miles.  The church is on the left, at the intersection of Lake Henry and Maplewood Roads.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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20. Pine Mill United Methodist Church

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Address: Pine Mill Road, village of Pine Mill
Municipality: Manchester township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 in Lookout, at the Lookout General Store.  Go 3 miles west on Hellmers Hill Road (which changes name to Gill Hill Road) to the T at Pine Mill Road.  Go south on Pine Mill Road 2 miles.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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21. Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 371 village of Pleasant Mount
Municipality:
Mt. Pleasant township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 at the north end of Honesdale, go 13 miles north on PA 670 to the village of Pleasant Mount and PA 371.  Turn east on PA 371 and go 100 years.  The church is on the left..

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Brief History: This was a union church with the Presbyterians until 1952 (see 1952 journal, page 946), when that denomination discontinued services and transferred their interests to the Methodists.


22. Prompton Community United Methodist Church

Address: Church Street
Municipality:
borough of Prompton
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From US 6 in Prompton, access Church Street at either end of the borough.  Church Street is the old US 6, and it runs parallel to and south of the present US 6.  It may be entered at the Y at the west end of town or via Prompton Road at the east end of town.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Brief History: This was a union church with the Presbyterians until 1952 (see 1952 journal, page 946), when that denomination discontinued services and transferred their interests to the Methodists.


23. Shehawken United Methodist Church

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Address: Shehawken Road & Dixie Highway
Municipality:
Preston township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 1 mile south of Hancock NY, go 6 miles south on PA 370 to PA 247.  Instead of turning east onto PA 247, turn west onto Rabbit Run Road.  Go 1 mile on Rabbit Run Road to Shehawken Road.  Turn left on Shehawken Road and go 2 miles to the cross road of Shehawken.  The church is on the far right corner.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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24. Smith Hill United Methodist Church

Address: 259 Smith Hill Road, village of Smith Hill
Municipality:
Oregon township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: Exit Honesdale on Cliff Street (after US 6 crosses the Lackawaxen River at the south end of town), which becomes Daniels Road.  At the cross roads with Smith Hill Road, turn right onto Smith Hill Road and go 1 mile.  The church is on the left.  The church is about 6 miles from Honesdale.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Brief History: This is the main appointment on what was called the Oregon charge until it was re-named Carley Brook charge in 1899.  At one time there were four church buildings on the charge: Torrey (1849), Smith Hill (1852), Rileyville (1871), Carley Brook (1886), Girdland (1894).  The Smith Hill class was organized in 1841 and erected their first church building on land owned by a Mr. Lovelace in 1852.  That property was deeded to the class in 1855.  A new church building, the present structure was built in 1926, the cornerstone being laid on July 4 and the dedication taking place on September 26.  The old church building was sold and removed, the space being filled in to form the present parking lot.


25. Sterling United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 196, village of Sterling
Municipality:
Sterling township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 1 mile north of I-84, turn left and go 2 miles south on PA 196.  The church is on the left, just south of Spring Hill Road.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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26. Union United Methodist Church

Address: PA 191, by Union Lake
Municipality:
Manchester township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: On PA 191 3 miles south of Equinunk .

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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27. Waymart Calvary United Methodist Church

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Address: 151 Belmont Street, Waymart PA
Municipality:
borough of Waymart
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From US 6 in Waymart, go 1 mile south on PA 296.  The church is on PA 296 [Belmont Street] in the south part of the borough.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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28. White Mills United Methodist Church

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Address: Main Street, White Mills
Municipality:
Cherry Ridge township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: White Mills is on US 6, 4 miles east of Honesdale.  The church is on US 6 [Main Street] ½ block west of the blinking light, on the south side of the road.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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29. Whites Valley United Methodist Church

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Address: PA 670, village of Whites Valley
Municipality:
Mt. Pleasant township
County:
Wayne County
State:
PA

Directions: From PA 191 at the north end of Honesdale, go 10 miles north on PA 670 to the village of Whites Valley.  The church is on the right.

Historic Conference: Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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