Adams County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Adams 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

 


 


 

Bendersville ME

 

This building is now Bendersville UM Church.

 

 


 


 

East Berlin UE

 

This building no longer exists.

This is Laughlin postcard #1070.

 

 


 


 

Gettysburg ME parsonage.

 

This building is still standing, but it is no longer the parsonage.

 

 


 


 

Littlestown ME

 

This building is now Barts-Centenary UM Church.

 

 


 


 

Littlestown ME church and parsonage

 

These buildings are now part of the Barts-Centenary Church complex.

 

 


 


 

New Oxford ME view #1

 

This building is now Emory UM Church.

 

 


 


 

New Oxford ME view #2

 

This building is now Emory UM Church.

 

 


 


 

New Oxford ME view #3

 

This building is now Emory UM Church.

 

 


 


 

Wenksville UM

 

A brief history of the Wenksville ME church is printed on the back.

 

 


 


 

York Springs ME

 

This Main Street building still stands but is no longer a church. The house on the left was the parsonage. The congregation erected a new church building and parsonage on Trolley Road, outside of town.