Columbia County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Columbia 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


 


 

Asbury ME view #1

 

            This building is now Asbury UM Church.

 

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Asbury ME view #2

 

            This building is now Asbury UM Church.

 

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Benton ME view #1

 

            This building is now Benton UM Church.

 

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Benton ME view #2

 

            This building is now Benton UM Church.

 

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Benton ME view #3

 

            This building is now Benton UM Church.

 

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Berwick Bower Memorial EV view #1

 

            We have two versions of this view, one glossy and one flat.

            This building is now Bower Memorial UM Church.

 

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Berwick Bower Memorial EV view #2

 

            This building is now Bower Memorial UM Church.

 

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Berwick Bower Memorial EV view #3

 

            This building is now Bower Memorial UM Church.

 

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Berwick Bower Memorial EV view #4

 

            This building is now Bower Memorial UM Church.

 

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Berwick First ME view #1

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Berwick First ME view #2

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Berwick First ME view #3

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Berwick First ME view #4

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Berwick First ME view #5

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Berwick North EV [Berwick Bethany EV]

 

            This building has been replaced, and the site is now home to Bethany UM Church.

 

 

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Bloomsburg First ME church and Tustin house view #1

 

            The building on the left is now Wesley UM Church.

 

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Bloomsburg First ME church and Tustin house view #2

 

            The building on the left is now Wesley UM Church.

 

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Bloomsburg First ME view #1

 

            This building is now Wesley UM Church

 

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Bloomsburg First ME view #2

 

            This building is now Wesley UM Church

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Bloomsburg First ME view #3

 

            This building is now Wesley UM Church

 

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Bloomsburg First ME view #4

 

            This building is now Wesley UM Church

 

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Buckhorn ME

 

            This building is now Buckhorn UM Church.

 

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Catawissa ME church and parsonage

 

            The building at the right is now First UM Church, but the steeple has been shortened.

            The building at the left is no longer the parsonage.

 

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Catawissa ME

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Central ME

 

            This building is no longer standing at this site.  It has been removed and converted into a cabin.  This site is now an empty lot.  The congregation in town worships in the former MP building.

 

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Central MP assembly grounds

 

            The exact location of these grounds is unknown.

 

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Espy ME

 

            This building was later St. Paul’s Methodist Church and is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Fisherdale UB historical wooden postcard

 

            This building is now Fisherdale UM Church.

 

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Jerseytown ME view #1

 

            This building is now Jerseytown UM Church.

 

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Jerseytown ME view #2

 

            This building is now Jerseytown UM Church.

 

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Kitchen ME interior/exterior

 

            This building is now Kitchens UM Church.

 

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Mifflinville ME church and parsonage view #1

 

            These building are now the Mifflinville UM church and parsonage.

 

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Mifflinville ME church and parsonage view #2

 

            These building are now the Mifflinville UM church and parsonage.

 

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Millville ME view #1

 

            This building is now part of the Mill-Green UM church complex.

 

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Millville ME view #2

 

            This building is now part of the Mill-Green UM church complex.

 

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Millville ME view #3

 

            This building is now Mill-Green UM Church.

 

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Numidia Trinity ME

 

            We have two versions of this view, one as shown and one colorized and cropped/reduced into a small oval.

            This building is no longer standing.

 

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Old Stone Church [ME] view #1

 

            This building is maintained as an historical site and used on special occasions.

 

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Old Stone Church [ME] view #2

 

            This building is maintained as an historical site and used on special occasions.

 

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Orangeville ME

 

            This building is now Orangeville UM Church.

 

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Orangeville ME interior

 

            This is now Orangeville UM Church.

 

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Waller EV

 

            This building is no longer used for church services.

 

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