York County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in York 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


 


 

Bittersville EV

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Chestnut Grove UB

 

            This building is now Chestnut Grove UM Church.

 

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Chestnut Grove UB interior

 

            This building is now Chestnut Grove UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB architect sketch

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB construction view #1

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB construction view #2

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB view #1

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB view #2

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB view #3

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Bethlehem UB interior

 

            This building is now Bethlehem UM Church.

 

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Dallastown Trinity EV

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Delta MP

 

            This building is now Delta UM Church.

 

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Dillsburg ME view #1

 

            This building has been sold and is now a daycare center.

 

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Dillsburg ME view #2

 

            This building has been sold and is now a daycare center.

 

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Dillsburg ME view #3

 

            This building has been sold and is now a daycare center.

 

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Dillsburg ME pastor J.W. Long

            This congregation is now part of Calvary UMC.

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Dillsburg Calvary UB

 

            This building has been sold is now the Dillsburg Brethren in Christ Church.

 

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East Prospect EV

 

            The EV church is at the left.

            This building is now Zion UM Church.

 

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Fawn Grove MP

 

            This building has been replaced by the present Fawn Grove UM Church.

 

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Gatchelville Prospect ME

 

            This building is now Prospect UM Church.

 

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Glen Rock town view

 

            The EV church is at the upper left.

            The ME church is at the upper middle.

 

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Glen Rock EV view #1

 

            This building is now part of Immanuel UM Church.  The house to the left of the church was the parsonage.

 

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Glen Rock EV view #2

 

            This building is now part of Immanuel UM Church.

 

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Glen Rock EV view #3

 

            This building is now Immanuel UM Church.

 

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Glen Rock EV interior

 

            This building is now Immanuel UM Church.

 

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Hanover Grace EV

 

            This building has been sold.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Hanover First ME view #1

 

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

 

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Hanover First ME view #2

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Hanover First ME view #3

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Manchester UB

 

            This building has been sold and is now a private home.

 

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Manchester St. Paul EUB

 

            This building is now St. Paul UM Church.

 

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McKendree ME

 

            This building is now McKendree UM Church.

 

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Mount Airy EV

 

            This building is now Mount Airy UM Church.

 

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Mount Olivet MP

 

            This building is now Mount Olivet UM Church.

 

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Mount Wolf UB view #1

 

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

 

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Mount Wolf UB view #2

 

            This building is now Otterbein UM Church.

 

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New Freedom ME view #1

 

            This building is now New Freedom UM Church.

 

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New Freedom ME view #2

 

            This building is now New Freedom UM Church.

 

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Penn Grove Camp UB view #1

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Penn Grove Camp UB view #2

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Penn Grove Camp UB view #3

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Penn Grove Camp UB view #4

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Penn Grove Camp UB view #5

 

            This property has been sold.

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Pleasant Grove [East End, near Red Lion] UB

 

            This building is now Pleasant Grove UM Church.

 

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Pleasant Gove [near York Haven] UB

 

            This building is now Pleasant Grove UM Church.

 

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Potosi Mount Zion EV

 

            This building is now Mount Zion UM Church.

 

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Red Lion UB view #1

 

            This building was replaced by the present Bethany UM Church.

 

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Red Lion UB view #2

 

            This building is now Bethany UM Church.

 

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Red Lion UB view #3

 

            This building is now Bethany UM Church.

 

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Red Lion St. Paul’s EV interior

 

            This building was replaced by the present St. Paul’s UM Church.

 

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Red Lion St. Paul’s EV

 

            This building is now St. Paul’s UM Church.

 

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Shrewsbury ME

 

            This building has been sold.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Stewartstown MP

 

            This building no longer exists.

 

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Summit Grove Camp ME view #1

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Summit Grove Camp ME view #2

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Summit Grove Camp ME view #3

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Summit Grove Camp ME view #4

 

            This property has been sold.

 

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Wellsville EV church and parsonage view #1

 

            The building to the left is now Grace UM Church. 

The house to the right is no longer standing.

 

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Wellsville EV church and parsonage view #2

 

            The building to the left is now Grace UM Church. 

The house to the right is no longer standing.

 

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Wellsville ME

 

            This building is still standing as an historic property.

 

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Winterstown EV

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Winterstown UB

 

            This building is no longer standing.

 

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Winterstown UB architect drawing

 

            This building is no longer standing.

 

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Wrightsville EV view #1

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Wrightsville EV view #2

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

 

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Wrightsville EV view #3

 

            This building is now Grace UM Church.

 

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Wrightsville EV view #4

 

            This building is now Grace UM Church.

 

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Wrightsville ME

 

            This building is now Locust Street UM Church,

 

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Yoe Christ EV

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Yoe Salem UB view #1

            This is the original 1888 building that was replaced in 1902.

 

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Yoe Salem UB view #2

 

            This 1902 building is now Salem UM Church.

 

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York Aldersgate UM

 

            This building is now Aldersgate UM Church.

 

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York Bethlehem EV

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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York First ME view #1

 

            This building no longer stands.  The congregation relocated.

 

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York First ME view #2

 

            We have two versions of this view, the 1908 one shown and a 1910 one.

            This building no longer stands.  The congregation relocated.

 

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York First ME view #3

 

            This building no longer stands.  The congregation relocated.

 

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York First ME view #4

 

            This building is now Asbury UM Church.

 

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York First UB

 

            This building is now Otterbein UM Church

 

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York Fourth UB view #1

 

            This building is now Fourth UM Church

 

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York Fourth UB view #2

 

            This building is now Fourth UM Church

 

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York Fourth UB view #3

 

            This building is now Fourth UM Church

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York Grace EV

 

            This building is now Grace UM Church.

 

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York Ridge Avenue ME view #1

 

            This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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York Ridge Avenue ME view #2

 

            This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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York Ridge Avenue ME view #3

 

            This building, later Ridge Avenue UM Church and then Bethlehem UM Church, has been sold.

 

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York St. Paul EV

 

            This building is now St. Paul UM Church.

 

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York Second UB

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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York Third UB

 

            This building, later St. Luke UM Church, has been sold.

 

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York Trinity EV

 

            This building is now Trinity UM Church,

 

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York Trinity EV interior view #1

 

            This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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York Trinity EV interior view #2

 

            This building is now Trinity UM Church.

 

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York Haven UB

 

            This building has been sold.

 

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Yorkana EV

 

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

 

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