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Epworth Methodist Church
FormatPostcard
Description2 pages
LanguageEnglish
City, StateRehoboth Beach, DE
DenominationMethodist Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesEpworth Methodist Church was organized September 14, 1897, as the offspring of the Methodist Camp Meeting Association, which was organized in 1872. It was built in the western part of Rehoboth at 95 Rehoboth Avenue, and its name was suggested by Commodore William H, Shock, of the United States Navy.It was moved to its present location, 22 Baltimore Avenue, in august 1913, when Scott Methodist Church was destroyed by fire. Two additions have been made, the first in 1913 and second in 1944. The first pastor was Rev. J. R. Reese. The present membership is four hundred sixty.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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