Luzerne County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Luzerne 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


 


 

Dallas ME church and parsonage

 

The church building at the left is now Dallas UM Church.

The parsonage at the right is no longer standing.

 

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Dallas ME

 

This building is now Dallas UM Church.

 

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Duryea Brick ME

 

This building is now Brick UM Church.

 

 


 


 

Huntington Valley Camp Ground ME

 

These buildings were destroyed by fire in 1921.

 

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Luzerne ME

This building is now Luzerne UM Church.

 

 


 


 

Nescopeck EV

 

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

 

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Nescopeck ME view #1

 

This building is now Wesley UM Church.

 

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Nescopeck ME view #2

 

This building is now Wesley UM Church.

 

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Orange ME

 

This building is now Orange UM Church.

 



 

Patterson Grove Camp Ground ME

 

This site continues in the United Methodist tradition.

 

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Pittston ME view #1

 

This building is now Pittston UM Church.

 

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Pittston ME view #2

 

The church building on the left is now Pittston UM Church.
The YMCA building on the right has been razed for a municipal parking lot.

 

 


 


 

Pittston MP

 

This building is no longer a UM church.

 

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Plymouth ME

 

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

 

 

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Shickshinny ME view #1

 

This building is now Shickshinny UM Church.

 

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Shickshinny ME view #2

 

This building is now Shickshinny UM Church.

 

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Shickshinny MP

 

This building is no longer a UM church. The congregation opted out of the 1939 union.

 

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Trucksville ME

 

This building is still standing as part of the campus of the Trucksville UM Church.

 

 

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West Pittston ME view#1

 

This building is now West Pittston UM Church.

 

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West Pittston ME view#2

 

This building is now West Pittston UM Church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Wilkes-Barre Central ME

 

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

 

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Wilkes-Barre First ME view #1

 

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

 

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Wilkes-Barre First ME view #2

 

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

 


 


 

Wilkes-Barre First ME view #3

 

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

 

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Wilkes-Barre First ME view #4

 

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

 

 

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Wilkes-Barre First ME view #5

 

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

 

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Wilkes-Barre First ME view #6

 

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

 

 

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Wilkes-Barre Salem EV

 

This building is no longer standing.

 

 

 

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Wyoming Camp Ground ME

This site is in Exeter township.

 

 

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