Mifflin County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Mifflin 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


 


 

Burnham First EUB architect sketch

 

            This building is now Freedom Avenue UM Church.

 

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Burnham ME

 

            This building is now Walnut Street UM Church.

 

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Lewistown EV

 

            The congregation, now Grace UM Church, relocated and this building was sold.

 

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Lewistown First ME view #1

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Lewistown First ME view #2

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Lewistown First ME view #3

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Lewistown First ME view #4

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Lewistown Glenwood UM interior

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Lewistown Grace EV view #1

 

            This building is now Grace UM Church.

 

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Lewistown Grace EV view #2

 

            This building is now Grace UM Church.

 

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Milroy ME

 

            This building is now Milroy UM Church.

 

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Newton Hamilton Methodist Training Camp view #1

 

            We have 2 versions of this view: the one shown, and one tinted blue.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC boys’ circle

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC cottages

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC entrance view #1

 

            The gate still stands, but the property has been sold.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC entrance view #2

 

            We have 2 versions of this view: the one shown, and one tinted blue.

            The gate still stands, but the property has been sold.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC entrance view #3

 

            The gate still stands, but the property has been sold.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC faculty lodge

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC girls’ circle

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC hotel view #1

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC hotel view #2

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC lonesome pine

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC Norris bridge

 

            We have 2 versions of this view: the one shown, and one with a slight blue tint.

This site no longer exists.

 

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Newton Hamilton MTC pool

 

            This site no longer exists.

 

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Reedsville ME

 

            This building is now Reedsville UM Church.

 

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Yeagertown ME

 

            This building is now Yeagertown UM Church.

 

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