Bedford County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Bedford 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


 


 

Bedford ME church and parsonage

 

The church structure is now Bedford UM Church.

The parsonage has been replaced by an educational building.

 

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Coadale ME

 

This building is no longer standing.

The site is a small park with a commemorative marker.

 

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Defiance ME

 

This building is now longer standing.

The site is now part of the school parking lot.

 

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Everett ME view #1

 

This building is now part of the Everett UM Church complex.

 

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Everett ME view #2

 

This building is now part of the Everett UM Church complex.

 

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Everett ME view #3

 

This building is now part of the Everett UM Church complex.

 

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Queen ME

 

This building is now Queen UM Church.

 

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Rainsburg ME

 

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

 

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Robinsonville ME

 

This building is still standing and maintained by the cemetery association.

 

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Saxton ME

 

This building is now Saxton UM Church.

 

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Trans Run ME

 

This building is now Trans Run UM Church.

 

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Wolfsburg ME

 

This building is now Wolfsburg UM Church.

 

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Wolfsburg town view

 

The ME church is in the center of the picture.

That building is now Wolfsburg UM Church.

 

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