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Denominations

Catholic Ancestors of Pennsylvania

Brethren History and Genealogy

Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania

Moravian Church Genealogy Links

Quaker Monthly Meetings

Quaker Heritage

The German Reformed Church

Histories

Mellinger's Mennonite Church, Lancaster

St. John's Church (formerly Center Church), Terre Hill

New Providence Mennonite Church, New providence

New Providence Church of God

Smithville Church of God

Zion Reformed Church (formerly Pequea Reformed), New Providence

Bethany Reformed Church

Alleghenyville Lutheran-Reformed Church, Alleghenyville

Bowman's Reformed Mennonite, Refton

Metzler's Mennonite Meetinghouse

Emanuel Lutheran, Brickerville

Clearfield Methodist, Providence Twp.

Marticville Methodist, Marticville

  Books Online in  PDF Format

A discourse delivered in the Leacock Presbyterian Church, Lancaster County, Pa., on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 1854 : in which is sketched a history of that church and congregation from 1741 to the present time

History of Pequea Presbyterian Church : delivered September 8th, 1876 - Coming Soon

The 200th anniversary brochure of the Swamp Reformed Church and its organizations, Blainsport, Pennsylvania : pictures, historical sketches, church directory, interesting facts.

A history of the Zeltenreich Church and a list of the descendants of Andreas Seltenreich

Otterbein and the Reformed Church

The following are books online through Heritage Quest - Many public libraries allow access to this database free of charge with a valid library card.

This database is also available through a monthly subscription through Genealogy.com.

Sketch of the history of St. James' Parish, Lancaster

History of the First Reformed Church, Lancaster, Pa., 1736-1904 ... : authorized by the consistory

The Free Church : a parochial history of St. John's Episcopal Church, Lancaster, Pa., with the charter and by-laws

The Donegal Presbyterian Church, founded prior to 1721, church services held as early as 1714, East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania : the Donegal people their history, and other historical documents

The history of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Maytown, Lancaster Co., Pa., 1765-1904
An authentic history of Donegal Presbyterian Church, located in East Donegal Township, Lancaster Co., Pa.

History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of the city of Lancaster, Pa., from 1807 to 1893 : with some account of earlier efforts to establish Methodism in Lancaster, also, an appendix containing a sketch of St. Paul's M.E. Church, by the pastor [C. Lee Gaul] and "Conestoga's" notes on the conference of 1855

The Lancaster Mennonite Conference : history and background

History of the Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church and congregation, of East Earl Township, Lancaster County, a colony from the Church of Pequea : read before the congregation on the day their church edifice, as remodelled, was dedicated to the worship of God, August 31, 1853

Memorial volume of the Evang. Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Lancaster, Pa. : discourses delivered on the occasion of the centenary jubilee

Zion German-English Evangelical Lutheran Church Marietta, Pennsylvania : the centennial, 1855-1955, anniversary celebration, May 8-12, 1955.

St. Stephen United Church of Christ (Evangelical and Reformed) New Holland, Pennsylvania, 1732, 1799, 1949, 1974

Presbyterianism in the Pequea Valley : memorial address at the dedication of the founders' windows, Bellevue Presbyterian Church, Gap, Pa., September 8, 1912, and other historical addresses

A History of the New Holland Charge of the Reformed Church, in Lancaster County, Pa.

An historical sketch of Salem Reformed Church of Rohrestown, Pa.

The history of St. James' Church (Protestant Episcopal) 1744-1944

The Catholic Church at Lancaster, Penn'a

History of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Penna., Septmber 22d, 1867

Reminiscences of the Moravian Church at Lititz, Penn'a. : the centennial exercises, of August 13-14, 1887, and an appendix, containing notes, incidents, biographical sketches of all the ministers who served the church from Count Zinzendorf down to the present, some of the old time customs, missionary work, etc.

A brief history of the United Brethren's Congregation at Lititz, Pa., from 1742 to 1857

Historical sketch of Zion's Reformed Church : and also historical items of general interest of Millersville and its environs, anniversary held June 14th, 16th, and 18th, 1922, Millersville, Pa.

A history of Bethany Charge of the Reformed Church, in Lancaster County, Pa.


Books & Publications

Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, an illustrated quarterly, is available as part of the membership benefits of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499. Phone: (717) 393-9745. Regular membership is $30.00 per year. Additional features: Genealogical tips, readers’ ancestry, queries, Pennsylvania German dialect stories, and book reviews.

Also check:

Your Local Family History Library

Lancaster Historical Society