Sullivan County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Sullivan 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


 


 

Dushore UE church and parsonage view #1

 

These building are now St. Pauls UM church and parsonage.

 

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Dushore UE church and parsonage view #2

 

These building are now St. Paul UM church and parsonage.

 

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Eagles Mere ME view #1

 

We have two versions of this view: the one shown, and a colorized version.,

This building is now Eagles Mere UM Church.

 

 

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Eagles Mere ME view #2

 

This building is now Eagles Mere UM Church.

 

 

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Eagles Mere ME view #3

 

This building is now Eagles Mere UM Church.

 

 

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Forksville covered bridge

 

The ME church shows in the background.

 

 

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Forksville ME

 

This is a Caulkins postcard.

This building is now Forksville UM Church.

 

 

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Laporte ME

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Lopez UE

 

This building is now a private home.

 

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Muncy Valley ME

 

This building is no longer standing. The congregation merged and relocated.

 

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