Susquehanna County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Susquehanna 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


 


 

Brooklyn ME

 

This building is now Brooklyn UM Church.

 

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Clifford ME

 

            This building is now Clifford UM Church.

 

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Fairdale ME view #1

 

            This building is now Fairdale UM Church.

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Fairdale ME view #2

 

            This building is now Fairdale UM Church.

 

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Forest City ME view #1

            This building is has been sold and is now the town museum.

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Forest City ME view #2

            This building is has been sold and is now the town museum.



Franklin Forks ME

 

            This building is now Franklin Forks UM Church.

 

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Gibson ME

 

            This building is now Gibson UM Church.

 

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Great Bend ME

 

            This building is now Great Bend Community UM Church.

 

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Hallstead ME

 

            This building is no longer used for regular worship services.

 

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Heart Lake ME

 

            This building is now Heart Lake UM Church.

 

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Herrick Center ME

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Kingsley town view

            It is not known whether the church at the left is the ME building.

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Lanesboro ME view #1

 

            This building has been sold.

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Lanesboro ME view #2

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Lenoxville ME

 

            This building is now Lenoxville UM Church.

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Lynn ME

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

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Montrose ME view #1

 

            This building is now Montrose UM Church.

 

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Montrose ME view #2

 

            This building is now Montrose UM Church.

 

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North Jackson ME

 

            This building is now North Jackson UM Church.

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Rush ME

 

            This building is now Rush UM Church.

 

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South Gibson ME

 

            This building is now South Gibson UM Church.

 

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Springville ME

 

            This building is now Springville UM Church.

 

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Susquehanna ME view #1

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Susquehanna ME view #2

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Thompson

            This building has been replaced by a newer structure.

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Unknown [Fair Hill ME?]

 

            This is “an old church located in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania.”  It was advertised as being the Fairdale ME Church in Susquehanna County, but that is not correct.  This may be the Fair Hill ME building.  If you can identify this building, please contact the archives at loyer@lycoming.edu.

 

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