Lackawanna County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Lackawanna 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


 


 

Carbondale ME view #1

 

We have two versions of this view, the one pictured, and a trimmed one with white space at the bottom

This building is now Carbondale UM Church.

 

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Carbondale ME view #2

The ME church is the one at the right. This building is now Carbondale UM Church.

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Chinchilla MC

 

This building is now Chinchilla UM Church.

 

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Clarks Green ME view #1

 

This building is now Clarks Green UM Church.

 

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Clarks Green ME view #2

This building is now Clarks Green UM Church.

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Clarks Summit ME

 

This building is no longer standing. The congregation relocated.

 

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Dalton ME view #1

 

This building has been replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Dalton ME view #2

 

This building has been replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Dunmore ME

 

This building is now Dunmore UMC.

 

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Moosic ME
This building has been replaced by a newer structure.

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Ransom EV

 

This building, later Ransom UM Church, has been sold.

 

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Scranton Asbury ME

 

This building is now Asbury UM Church.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME view #1

 

This building is now Elm Park UM Church.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME view #2

 

This building is now Elm Park UM Church.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME view #3

 

This building is now Elm Park UM Church.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME view #4

 

This building is now Elm Park UM Church.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME view #5

 

This building is now Elm Park UM Church.

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Scranton Elm Park ME children

 

This building is now Elm Park UMC.

 

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Scranton Elm Park ME interior

This building is now Elm Park UMC.

 

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Scranton Myrtle Street ME old site

This former building was dedicated 12/20/1903 at the corner of Myrtle and Wheeler.

 

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Scranton Myrtle Street ME new site

This building was dedicated in 1907 at the corner of Myrtle and Harrison. It has been sold.

 

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Scranton Providence ME exterior

This building has been sold and now houses an independent congregation.

 


 

Scranton Providence ME interior

This building has been sold and now houses an independent congregation.

 

 

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Thornhurst ME

This building on the left is now Thornhurst UMC.
The parsonage on the right is now being rented.

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Throop ME view #1

 

This building has been replaced by the present Throop UM Church.

 

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Throop ME view #2

 

This building has been replaced by the present Throop UM Church.

 

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