Clearfield County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Clearfield County PA that are in the postcard collection at the archives of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Susquehanna Conference covers 32 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. The archives of the Susquehanna Conference are located at Lycoming College in Williamsport PA.

 

United Methodism includes the following denominations, abbreviated as shown.

EA Evangelical Association

EUB Evangelical United Brethren Church

EV Evangelical Church

MC Methodist Church

ME Methodist Episcopal Church

MES Methodist Episcopal Church, South

MP Methodist Protestant Church

UB United Brethren Church

UE United Evangelical Church

UM United Methodist Church

 

1922: The EA and UE denominations united to form the EV denomination.

1939: The ME and MES and MP denominations united to form the MC denomination.

1946: The UB and EV denominations united to form the EUB denomination.

1968: The EUB and MC denominations united to form the UM denomination.

 

In addition, United Methodism produced the following separate denominations, created by congregations that left one of the above denominations. Relevant postcards from these denominations are included in the collection.

EC Evangelical Congregational Church, left the UE in 1922

ECNA Evangelical Church of North America [now the Evangelical Church], left the EUB in 1968

UBOC United Brethren Old Constitution Church, left the UB in 1889

UC United Christian Church, left the UB in 1869


 


 

Clearfield Dimeling Hotel

 

This building still stands.

Purchase of this building for use as a Home for the Aged was approved by the Conference, but the plans never materialized.

 

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Clearfield First ME view #1

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Clearfield First ME view #2

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Clearfield First ME view #3

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Clearfield Trinity MC view #1

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Clearfield Trinity MC view #2

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Clearfield Trinity MC interior

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

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Clearfield West Side ME church and parsonage

 

These buildings have been replaced by a new sanctuary.

The site is now occupied by West Side UM Church.

 

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Clearfield West Side ME view #1

 

This building has been replaced by a new sanctuary.

The site is now occupied by West Side UM Church.

 

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Clearfield West Side ME view #2

 

This building has been replaced by a new sanctuary.

The site is now occupied by West Side UM Church.

 

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Clearfield West Side ME view #4

 

This building is now West Side UM Church.

We have 3 versions of this view:

#105167 all printing in upper case

#105167 printing in upper and lower case

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Coalport ME

 

This building was known as Bethel. It is no longer in use.

 

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Curwensville town churches view #1

 

The ME church is at the upper right.

This building is now Curwensville UM Church.

 

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Curwensville town churches view #2

 

The ME church is the upper church

This building is now Curwensville UM Church.

 

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Curwensville ME view #1

 

This building is now Curwensville UM Church.

 

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Curwensville ME view #2

 

This building is now Curwensville UM Church.

We have two versions of this view: one as shown, and one colorized.

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Houtzdale ME

 

As constructed in 1881, before the corner bell tower and side room.

This building is now First UM Church.

 


 


 

Houtzdale First ME

 

This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Kylertown ME

 

This building is still standing.

This building is now a private home.

 

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Osceola Mills ME view #1

 

This is the old building. The congregation rebuilt at another location.

 

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Osceola Mills ME view #2

 

This is the old building. The congregation rebuilt at another location.

 

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Osceola Mills ME view #3

 

This is the old building. The congregation rebuilt at another location.

 

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Osceola Mills ME view #4

 

This building is now Osceola Mills UM Church.

 

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Woodland ME

 

This building was later Main Street UM Church.

This building is no longer used.

 

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