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This volume
of
THE CHRONICLE

is dedicated to

Charles F. Berkheimer, D.D.

(1896-1968)
pastor, friend, father and scholar
who modeled Jesus the Christ.

 

THE CHRONICLE is published by the Historical Society of the Central Pennsylvania
Conference of the United Methodist Church, 900 S. Arlington Avenue, Harrisburg
PA 17109.

 

 

 

THE CHRONICLE

 

Journal of the Historical Society

of the

Central Pennsylvania Conference

of the

United Methodist Church

 

Milton W. Loyer

editor

 

 

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Volume IV                            Spring 1993   .

 

                    Editor's Preface.....................................2

 

                    From Shoemaker to Soul-Saver:

                    Perry County's Rev. John Snyder......................3

                         by Frances Dunlap Heron, 1984

 

                    Methodist Campmeetings and Central Pennsylvania

 

                       Editor's Introduction............................26

 

                       1. The Glorious Camp Meetings

                          of the Nineteenth Century.....................30

                              by Earl E. Kerstetter, 1974

 

                       2. Camp Meetings and the

                          Central Pennsylvania Conference...............43

                              by Lester A. Welliver, circa 1964

 

                       3. Up at Mountain Grove (1872-1901)..............57

                              by Craig Newton, 1993

 

                       4. Two Anecdotes on Heckling.....................80

                          I. How a Camp Meeting Heckler

                             Suffered for His Sins

                         II. The Methodist Preacher

                             Who Killed a Heckler

                              by Charles F. Berkheimer, circa 1964

 

                    Camp Loyalsock (1938-1984)..........................86

                              by Milton W. Loyer, 1993

 

                    Remembering Three Central Pennsylvania Ministers....99

                              Conference Historical Society, 1992

 



Back Cover:

This volume of THE CHRONICLE
has been made possible
by gifts from the following members
of the Historical Society.

FRIENDS

Eleanor M. Aurand, Lewistown
Harold Hornvbeck, Lewistown
Lucille Krebs, Mount Wolf
Milton and Sandra Loyer, Mechanicsburg
St. John’s UM Church, Sunbury
Charles E. Trump, Carlisle
Clair R. Troutman, New Bloomfield
James and Nancy Williams, Middletown

SPONSORS

Dora E. Loyer, Red Lion
Robert D. O’Hara, Lemoyne

BENEFACTORS
Henry E. Berkheimer, Williamsport
Carolyn Berkheimer Rosser, Williamsport

 

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