Dauphin County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Dauphin 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


 


 

Berrysburg UB

 

            This building is still standing, but it is no longer a church.

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Berrysburg UE

 

            This building is now an Evangelical Congregational Church.

 

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Dauphin ME

 

            This building has been sold and is no longer a United Methodist church.

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Elizabethville EV

 

            This building is no longer standing.  It was sold, dismantled and removed.

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Elizabethville Trinity UB

 

            This building is now Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

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Gratz EV

 

            This building is one block east of the square.  The congregation, now Good Shepherd Evangelical Congregational Church, relocated 1 mile east of town.


 



Halifax ME view #1

 

            This building now houses the local historical society.

 

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Halifax ME view #2

 

This building now houses the local historical society.

 

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Halifax UB view #1

 

            This building, later Halifax United Methodist Church, is still standing.  The congregation relocated.

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Halifax UB view #2

 

            This postcard erroneously identifies the structure as a “U.P. Church.”

This building, later Halifax United Methodist Church,  is still standing.  The congregation relocated.

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Harrisburg Camp Curtain ME

 

            The church building is to the left of the school. 

The structure is now Camp Curtain Memorial Mitchell United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Colonial Park UB

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

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Harrisburg Derry Street UB architect sketch

 

            This building is now Derry Street United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Derry Street UB

 

            This postcard erroneously identifies the location as “Dearry Street.”

            This building is now Derry Street United Methodist Church.

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Harrisburg Epworth ME

 

            This building was replaced by a newer structure. 

The property has been sold and is no longer a United Methodist church.

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Harrisburg Epworth ME church and J.F. Glass

 

            This building was replaced by a newer structure. 

The property has been sold and is no longer a United Methodist church.

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Harrisburg Epworth ME collage

 

            This property, later Epworth United Methodist Church has been sold.

 

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Harrisburg Epworth MC

 

            This building, later Epworth United Methodist Church, has been sold.

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Harrisburg Evangelical Press

 

            This building is still standing, but it has been sold.

 

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Harrisburg Fifth Street ME view #1

 

            This building, later Fifth Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Fifth Street ME view #2

 

            This building, later Fifth Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Grace ME view #1

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Grace ME view #2

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Grace ME view #3

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Grace ME view #4

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Grace ME interior sanctuary

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Grace ME interior chapel

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Harrisburg Methodist Episcopal Book Room correspondence

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Harrisburg Methodist Episcopal Book Room receipt

 

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Harrisburg Otterbein UB, first site

 

            This building was replaced by a newer one at a different location. 

The structure is no longer standing, although another church building occupies the site

 

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Harrisburg Otterbein UB architect sketch, second site

 

            The sanctuary to the left was never erected.

            The auditorium to the right, later Otterbein United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Park Street UE church and W.S. Harris

 

            This building, later Park Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Ridge Avenue ME

 

            This building was is no longer standing.

 

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Harrisburg Sixth Street UB view #1

 

            This building, later Sixth Street United Methodist Church,  is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Sixth Street UB view #2

 

            This building, later Sixth Street United Methodist Church,  is still standing, but it has been sold.

 

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Harrisburg Sixth Street UB view #3

 

            This building, later Sixth Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.


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Harrisburg State Street UB auditorium

 

            This building is part of the complex that was later State Street United Methodist Church, but the property has been sold.

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Harrisburg State Street UB groundbreaking

 

            This building, later State Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg State Street UB interior

 

            This building, later State Street United Methodist Church, is still standing, but it has been sold.

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Harrisburg Stevens Memorial ME architect sketch

 

            This building, later Stevens Emmanuel United Methodist Church, has been sold.

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Harrisburg Thirteenth Street ME

 

            This building was replaced by what later Stevens Emmanuel United Methodist Church, but has now been sold.

 

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Hershey UB church and parsonage view #1

 

            These building are still standing, but the congregation relocated.

 

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Hershey UB church and parsonage view #2

 

            These building are still standing, but the congregation relocated.

 

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Hershey First UB

 

            This building is now First United Methodist Church.

 

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Highspire UB

 

            This building is now Highspire United Methodist Church.


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Highspire UB interior

 

            This building is now Highspire United Methodist Church.


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Highspire UB communion announcement

 

            This building is now Highspire United Methodist Church.

 

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Highspire UM

 

            This building is now Highspire United Methodist Church.

 

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Hillsdale UB

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated across the road and is now Geyer’s United Methodist Church.

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Hillsdale UB camp meeting

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Hummelstown First UB architect sketch

 

            This building is now Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

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Hummelstown EUB view #1

 

            This building is now Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

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Hummelstown EUB view #2

 

            This building is now Trinity United Methodist Church.
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Linglestown UB

 

            This building has been replaced by the present Linglestown Life United Methodist Church.

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Linglestown Union Chapel.

 

            This building is still standing.  It was privately owned and served irregularly by Baptist, Lutheran and ME preachers.

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Manada Hill UB under construction

 

            This building had been sold.

 

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Middletown ME view #1

 

            This building was replaced by the present Wesley United Methodist Church.

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Middletown ME view #2

 

            This building was replaced by the present Wesley United Methodist Church.

 

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Middletown MC interior

 

            This building is now Wesley United Methodist Church.

 

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Middletown First UB

 

            This building is now part of the Evangelical United Methodist church complex.

 

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Millersburg Ferry

 

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Millersburg Hebron UB view #1

 

            This building is now Hebron United Methodist Church.

 

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Millersburg Hebron UB view #2

 

            This building is now Hebron United Methodist Church.

 

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Millersburg ME view #1

 

            This building is now First United Methodist.

 

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Millersburg ME view #2

 

            This building is now First United Methodist.

 

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Millersburg UE

 

            This building is no longer stranding.  The congregation relocated and is now Grace United Methodist Church.

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Muir Grace EV

 

            This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Oberlin UB view #1

 

            This building was replaced by the present Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church.

 

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Oberlin UB view #2

 

            This building was replaced by the present Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church.

 

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Oberlin UB view #3

 

            This building was replaced by the present Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church.

 

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Oberlin UB interior

 

            This building was replaced by the present Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church.

 

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Penbrook Grace UB

 

            This is the former building, which stood across the street in the triangle now occupied by a service station.

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Penbrook Grace UB

 

This building is now Grace United Methodist Church.

 

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Rockville UB

 

            This building is now Rockville United Methodist Church.

 

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Rockville UM architect sketch

 

            This building is now Rockville United Methodist Church.

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Steelton First ME

 

            This building still stands, but it has been sold.

 

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Steelton Mt. Zion ME

 

            This building is now Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

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Steelton UE

 

            This building is now an Evangelical Congregational Church.

 

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #1

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

 

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #2

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #3

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #4

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

 

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #5

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

 

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #6

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

 

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Stoverdale Camp Meeting UB view #7

 

            This property is no longer used for camp meetings, and most of the camp meeting structures no longer exist.

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Wiconisco ME view #2

 

            We have two versions of this view, the one shown and a lighter pone cropped to an oval.

            This building is now Wesley United Methodist Church.

 

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Wiconisco ME view #2

 

            This building is now Wesley United Methodist Church.

 

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Williamstown ME

 

            This building is now Williamstown United Methodist Church.

 

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