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This volume
of
THE CHRONICLE

is dedicated to

the glory of God
and in honor of
Rev. Harold Hornbeck

Devoted husband, pastor and churchman
committed historian and compassionate friend
  untiring worker
who models 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 VIII                                                                    Spring 1997

 

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

 

                                                            The Handshake

 

                                                                        Bishop John S. Stamm....................................................3

                                                                                    Donald Joiner, 1996

 

                                                                        Bishop A.R. Clippinger...................................................7

                                                                                    Daniel L. Shearer, 1996

 

                                                            1996 Invited Papers: Past, Present and Future Relations Between

                                                            African-American and European-American Methodism

 

                                                                        The African Methodist Episcopal Church

                                                                        Moves into Central Pennsylvania.................................11

                                                                                    Jeane B. Williams, 1996

 

                                                                        United Methodism and the American Negro:

                                                                        An Historical Perspective.............................................19

                                                                                    Milton W. Loyer, 1996

 

                                                                        History of the Barbours Methodist Dream:

                                                                       1938 through 1978.........................................................31

                                                                                    Alison Gregory, 1996

 

                                                            History of Concord Circuit.......................................................42

                                                                        Prominent Players

                                                                        Circuit Growth and Development

                                                                        The 1847 Record Book

                                                                        Eighteen Pioneer Appointments

                                                                        Index

 

 


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

FRIENDS
Rev. Stewart F. Bingman, Mechanicsburg
Freda G. Dillman, Carlisle
Milton and Sandra Loyer, Mechanicsburg
Fred Ralston, Clearfield
Daniel W. Rohrbaugh, Sunbury
Robert and Jean Stokes, Hummelstown
Charles E. Trump, Carlisle

SPONSORS
Thomas E. Finsterbush, Middleburg
Harold Hornbeck, Lewisburg
Robert D. O’Hara, Lemoyne

PATRONS
Dora E. Loyer, Red Lion

BENEFACTORS
“In Memory of My late Husband, Mervin G. Stump”
by Merle M. Stump, Bethany Village

With special appreciation to these former churches
 of Rev. Harold Horbeck

Church Hill United Methodist Church, Mifflin county
Maple Springs United Methodist Church, Lycoming county
Quiggleville United Methodist Church, Lycoming county
State Road United Methodist Church, Lycoming county

 


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