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Annual Meeting of Strawbridge Shrine Assoc.

October 27, 2018
New Windsor, Maryland

The Annual Meeting of the Strawbridge Shrine Association (one of the Heritage Landmarks of The UMC), will be held on October 27 starting at 9:45 am. It will be held at New Hope, Bethel UM Church, 3001 Hooper Road, New Windsor, MD 21776. Guest speakers will include Dolores Martin, John Strawbridge, and The Rev. Dr. Douglas Tzan. Lunch will be provided by the church. Reach out to Strawbridge Shrine Assoc., 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, to reserve your space and pay the $15 fee for lunch. More details at:

Advent Vespers Service at Boehms Chapel

December 2, 2018
Willow Street, Pennsylvania

Boehms Chapel, one of The UM Church's Heritage Landmarks, will be holding its Advent Vespers Service at 3 pm on December 2, 2018. The program consists of traditional lessons and carols with congregational singing of familiar Christmas hymns. For directions and more details go to or call 717-872-4133.

Strawbridge Shrine Heritage Landmark Advent Service

December 9, 2018
New Windsor, Maryland

Strawbridge Shrine's Advent Candlelight Service will be held Sunday, December 9th at 4:30 pm in the Old Log Meeting House. Held in the replica of America's first Methodist House of Worship, this Lesson and Carols service has become one of this UMC Heritage Landmark's most popular events. After the service, please feel free to join together to enjoy hot cider and cookies in the Visitors Center. Located at 2650 Strawbridge Lane, New Windsor, MD 21776.

Texas UM Historical Society Meeting

April 5 - April 6, 2019
Fort Worth & Arlington, TX

The 2019 meeting of the Texas United Methodist Historical Society is planned to be held April 5-6, 2019. Friday will consist of registration, opening sessions, a walking tour of the Central Texas Conference Cornerstone Garden, and an evening banquet in Fort Worth. In Arlington on Saturday, sessions will convene with a tour of the annual conference archives, continuation of programming, and the closing business meeting. Registration materials, hotel information, and a complete program description will become available after February 1, 2019.

2019 GCAH Annual Meeting

September 19 - September 22, 2019
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina

GCAH is pleased to announce that it is planning to hold its 2019 Annual Meeting in beautiful Lake Junaluska, North Carolina from September 19-22, 2019. The meeting will begin with supper on Thursday evening and end with lunch on Sunday. More details will follow as they become available.