Snyder County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Snyder 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


 


 

Hoovers UE

 

This building is now Faith UM Church.

 

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Kratzerville UE

 

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

 

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McClure UE parsonage

 

This house is no longer the parsonage.

 

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Middleburg town churches

 

The UB church is at the left.

The UE church is at the right.

 

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Middleburg UB

 

This building is now an independent church.

 

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Middleburg UB pastor and wife

 

This congregation is now independent.

 

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Middleburg UE view #1

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

 

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Middleburg UE view #2

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Middleburg UE view #3

 

This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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Penns Creek EV

 

This building is now St. Pauls UM Church.

 

 

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Penns Creek Methodist [sic]

 

This card is mis-labeled. This building was erected as a Lutheran & Reformed Church and is now part of the United Church of Christ. It was never a Methodist building or the site of Methodist preaching.

 

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Selinsgrove MC

 

This building is now Wesley UM Church.

 

 

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