‘Go in peace’: US church founded in 1800 holds last service – Miami Herald December 27, 2021

I saw this recently on Miami Herald – ‘Go in peace’: US church founded in 1800 holds last service: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article256852537.html. Longer article.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS December 27, 2021

The sanctuary of the Bellefonte First Presbyterian Church is shown in the sanctuary of the Bellefonte First Presbyterian Church on Dec. 22. 2021 in Bellefonte, Pa. The church which is nearly as old as the borough itself, held the final scheduled service on Christmas Eve after having welcomed generations of families over the course of more than two centuries. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP) ABBY DREY AP

A Pennsylvania church with a 221-year history held its final service and is scheduled to close at the end of the year because of declining membership and attendance.

The First Presbyterian Church of Bellefonte, which is nearly as old as the borough itself, held the final scheduled service on Christmas Eve after having welcomed generations of families over the course of more than two centuries.

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3 Responses to ‘Go in peace’: US church founded in 1800 holds last service – Miami Herald December 27, 2021

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Sad to hear this church died after over 221 years!

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