Churches of Clark County, IN files


The following is a list of items in the various “church” folders located in the Indiana Room at Charlestown Library. Included are newspaper articles, church bulletins, letters, church histories, etc.

Use this form for any inquires about the library’s collection.

Churches

Catholic Church Records in Clark County and Floyd County Guide
Churches of Charlestown list
Nazarene Church Clark County, Indiana
News article “Charlestown’s Churches show Conuity’s Faith” 7/10/1958
News articles “Full Gospel Tabernacle Church New Building Now in Use-Plan July 30 revival” 7/26/1972 & “New S’burg Full Gospel tabernacle Church Planned” 8/4/1971 plus photograph of building
News articles “New Zealander helps church men help communities” 12/5/1971
News article “Despite setbacks, minister tackles non-church issues” 6/22/1976
News article “ Jeffersonville churches get together on services and downtown loyalty” 4/11/1990
News article “Lay Ministries celebrate 30 years” 5/30/2000
New churches add to Charlestown
Picture of German Reform Church Confirmation Class of 1905 (June 11)
Writing the History of Your Church, manual number 3

Churches – African Methodist

Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind. 125th Church Anniversary March 28, 1982
Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind. Rev. H.T. Johnson, Pastor
Church History of Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind.
News article “Bethel A.M.E. will reopen, hopes for membership revival” 10/11/1991
News paper picture of chorus of Bethel A.M.E. Church and The Second Baptist Church (no date)
Re-dedication of Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Indiana June 2, 1946
Service For Mortgage Burning of The Bethel A.M.E. Church Sunday – July 18, 1976

Churches – Baptist

75th Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church 1913-1988
138th Church Anniversary Second Baptist Church Sunday September 16, 2007
The Baptist Church in Clark County by J.V. Biggert
Baptist Churches (brief histories)
Baptist Churches in Clark County
Baptist Churches in Clark County, IN with hand written notes
Early History of Clark County , Indiana June 28, 1923
Fascinating Memories of Silver Creek: story of Historic Spot by Mrs. C.R. Cogswell 1923
Guilt Edge Baptist Church 50th Anniversary June 6, 1971
History of the Charlestown Baptist Church
History of the Oldest Baptist Church in Indiana, Organized at Charlestown, Indiana, 1798 by W.H. McCoy 1880
Homecoming! Second Baptist Church Sunday Aug. 22, ‘48
Initiation of a Missionary program map
Leak Papers 1732-1884
Letter from Rev. J.M. Jefferson Pastor May 14, 1967
Letter from J.V. Carlisle about the Rolling Fields Baptist Church 4/6/1968
Looking Back With Us: History of the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
Main Cross Baptist Church, brief history
Minutes of the Silver Creek Association August 1814
Minutes of the Silver Creek Association August 1832
News article “Flag Honor Early Soldiers In Silver Creek Cemetery” 5/31/1959
News article “At the Temple Baptist Church” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date, sometime after 1961)
News article “Move underway to save the ‘Old Brick Church’” 7/31/1969
News article “Fire Damages Baptist Church at Clarksville” 11/8/1969
News article “Building around a firm foundation” 8/15/1970
News article “A Tall Job” 12/23/1970
News article “Congregation United by Fire Ready To Dedicate a New Church Building” 3/19/1971
News article “With The Churches: Parkwood Baptist to be dedicated” 10/21/1972
News article “Southern Baptist expand in Indiana” 1/9/1973
News article “Henryville church serves area youth” 1/25/1973
News article “Fighting the Devil: The week before Easter was a rough time for the Devil in Memphis, Ind., but he managed to hold his own” 4/22/1973
News article “Making way for church expansion” 3/20/1975
News article “The ol’ smoothy” 12/12/1975
News article “Texas hands raise a church in Indiana” 7/15/1976
News article “Jeffersonville church poses legal nightmare” 2/14/1973
News article “Break Ground For Church” 4/29/1977
News article “Church gets new wing: South Carolinians build ‘a miracle’ at Memphis, Ind.” 7/13/1979
News article “county boys back church sold for back taxes in ‘68” 3/2/1987
News article “Church looks to a new year” 1/2/1988
News article “First Southern Baptist Church” 1/16/1988
News article “Oak Park sets Youth Week” 3/10/1988
News article “First Baptist Church of Charlestown” 10/14/1990
News article “Community Profile: Norman Flowers: Native African brings ‘optimist’ ministry to Jeffersonville” 7/28/1991
News article “Community Profile: Rev. Alva R. Willis; church he helped establish will be his Clark County legacy” 4/13/1992
News article “Sunday school devotee just won’t miss” 7/12/1992
News article “Community Profile: Rev. Cleveland Williams Age hasn’t slowed this activist’s zeal to help others” 9/21/1992
News paper picture of “newly completed and recently moved into Temple Baptist Church” 11/18/1961
News paper picture of the “Charity General Baptist Church” 9/21/1978
News paper picture of “The Southeastern District of the Indiana Missionary Baptist Churches” 4/6/1987
Obituary for Rev. Frank A. Hoffman 11/7/1991
Organized: One Hundred Years Ago Part 1 copied by William B. Watson; Part copied by Elizabeth Hayward
Part II Historic Items and Quotation from the Records: The Faith of the Church
Picture of Borden Baptist Church
Picture of the First Baptist Church and pinned clipping
Picture of the First Baptist Church in Henryville
Picture of Kenwood Avenue Baptist Church
Picture of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
Picture of Silver Creek Baptist Church Aug 1969
Picture of Silver Creek First Baptist Church
Picture of Temple Baptist Church, Sellersburg, IN
Pleasant View Baptist Church ; a picture and the church’s location
The Pioneer Families of Clark County by W.H. McCoy 1885
Silver Creek Baptist Church

Churches – Catholic

1985 Directory of St. Michael Catholic Church
Advertisement for St. Michael’s first annual picnic benefit for September 13, 1999
Aerial photograph of St. Joseph Church Sellersburg, IN c1943
From Rev. H. Alerding. A history of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes. Pp. 335-346
Brief History of St. Augustine Church Jeffersonville, Indiana from 1669 to 1926 A.D.
Catholic Church Records in Clark and Floyd Counties Guide 2004
Catholic Organizations in Clark County, IN: Knights of Columbus J.F.K. Council #1348 and the Daughters of Isabella #95
Correspondences from John J. Doyle of the St. John’s Church to Walter H. Kiser with attachments about the history of the Catholic Church (2/26/1974-4/16/1974)
Correspondences from Lawrence P. McFadden of the Knights of Columbus to Walter H. Kiser (8/17/1973-10/5/1973)
Early Catholic Churches- The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. August 27, 1952- History of City’s Churches Goes Back to 1808.
History of St. Anthony’s Church, Jeffersonville, Ind.
History of St. Michael’s Church Charlestown, Indiana 1860-1960
Jeffersonville, Clark County: From a History of the Catholic Church  in the Diocese of Vincennes Pp. 335-346 by Rev. H. Alerding. 1883
Letter from Placidus Kempf of Saint Meinrad Archabby replying to an inquiry 9/13/1967
Letter from Rev. Thomas T. McAvoy of the University of Notre Dame 12/4/1967 responding to an inquiry and attached is Bishop Aldering’s history of the Diocese of Vincennes
Letter from Kempf D.S.B. to Mr. Kisor  with attachments
Letter to Rev. Father Allerding from John P. Gillis 2/5/1983
List of Roman Catholic Churches in Clark County. Ind.
News article “St. John’s Parish, Starlight, To observe Centenary Sunday” 10/5/1961
News Article “St. Paul’s Catholic Church” 3/12/1962
News article “Fire Touched Off by Lightning Bolt Burns Clarksville Church Sanctuary” 5/13/1970
News article “Survey the Ruins” 5/13/1970
News article “Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Father Walpole, is dead at 56” 7/18/1971
News article “Church To Build Recreation Hall: Long-Time Dream to Become a Reality” 10/13/1971
News article “New Church Nears Completion” 12/28/1971
News article “Sellersburg parish to use new edifice” 12/8/1973
News article “Jeff Priest Is New State Police Chaplain” 4/30/1976
News article “Preacher is lost without the priest who was also his master, companion” 1/13/1978
News article “Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine Kentucky” 3/9/1979
News article “Sacred Heart: Jeffersonville parish celebrates 25th anniversary with special liturgy” 6/22/1979
News article “Rifts mar work of some parish council” 6/29/1979
News article “St. Joseph Catholic-School” 3/19 & 3/26/1982
News article Monumental job” 6/4/1982
News article “150th Anniversary: Archdiocese Sets Major Celebration” 7/9/1982
News article “St. Michael Church Held Dedication” 12/15/1982
News article “Southern Indiana Catholic Churches celebrate church’s 150th state birthday” 6/4/1984
News article “Pastor, 2 Other Priest Die in Fire at St. John Church Rectory” 8/31/1985
News article “Priest killed in church fire eulogized at Mass” 9/4/1985
News article “St Michael’s Celebrating 125” 9/21-1985
News article “Story number 2: Fire strikes St. John’s Church, claiming the lives of 3 priest” 12/31/1985
News article “St. Augustine Church” 3/1/1986
News article “Students at Providence High School” 5/6/1986
News article “From the ashes, a future rises; Priest recalls tragic fire during Starlight Church’s celebration of 125 years.” 11/12/1986
News article “Graveyard vandalized” 5/31/1988
News article “Memorial ceremony is held in St. Joe”11/19/1988
News article “Volunteer work males Heidi Semones ‘hooked on life’” 8/7/1991
News article “Protecting a Jeffersonville Landmark” 1/23/1997
News article “Charlestown church celebrates 150 years” 9/8/2010
Obituary for Rev. Albert V. Deery “Father Deery of St Augustine dies at rectory” 8/26/1972
Parish Register S. Michael’s Church Charlestown, Ind. Rev. J.L. Bolin Pagtor 1912
Picture of St. Francis Catholic Church Henryville, IN 1943
Pictures of St. Joe Hill Church and history
Picture of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Charlestown Ind.
Roman Catholic Churches in Clark County, Indiana Bibliography with hand written notes
St. Anthony’s Church R.C. Jeffersonville, Indiana list of  Reverends 1859-1900
St. Augustine R.C. Church Jeffersonville, IN list of Reverends from 1852-1898 with pictures
St. Michael R.C. Church Charlestown, Ind. (brief history)
St. Michael R.C. Church invitations to Sesqui centennial celebration 9-12-2010
St. Paul’s R.C. Church Jeffersonville, IN list of Reverends from 1959-1970
Third Order of St. Frances with attached envelope post marked Nov 12, 1968
Wedding picture of Lena Bueter and Henry R. Meyer in front of St. Michael Church Charlestown, IN 5/16/1905

Churches – Christ Gospel

Newspaper article “Church leader says accusations are lies” 4/12/1979
Newspaper article “Church’s dogma is based on claim that its leader receives the God’s word” 4/12/1979
Newspaper article “Jeffersonville church more like a cult, some say” 4/12/1979
Newspaper article “One Christ Gospel service included praying, shaking, and a ‘love offering’” 4/12/1979
Newspaper article “Meeting the test of journalistic ethics v.s. religious faith” 4/15/1979
Newspaper article “Harassment complaint names church members” 8/11/1993
Newspaper article “Former church members allege cult” 8/13/1993
Newspaper article “Harassment charge fuels cult concern” 8/14/1993
Newspaper article “Lifestyle of church leader elegant” 8/24/1993

Churches – Christian

150th Annual Meeting Christian Churches of Clark County Indaina August 18, 1991 at Calvary Christian Church, Sellersburg, IN booklet/program
1860-1960 History of Hibernia Christian Church
Brief History about the new Hibernia Church
Centuries for Christ 1860-1960: 100th Anniversary Blue Lick Christian Church; R.R. 1, Henryville, Indiana
Dedication First Christian Church Charlestown, Indiana Sunday June 3, 1973 2:30pm
Centuries for Christ 1860-1960: History of the Blue Lick Christian Church
Events Since the Remodeling and Rededication of Hibernia Christian Church in 1960, Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana by Mrs. Buford E. Bower-August 28, 1966
First Christian Church Membership Directory 1974
Handwritten letter to Mr. Kiser from Mrs. Ernest McKinley 5/18/1971
Handwritten letter to Mr. Kiser from Bertha McKinley 10/19/1971
History of the Christian Church of Clark County (no Date)
History of the Christian Churches of Clark County (continuation)
History of the First Christian Church Jeffersonville, Indiana
History of the Hibernia Christian Church
History of Marysville Christian Church 1891-1991
History of the MT. Moriah Advent Christian Church 1971
Indenture made December 9, 1837 between John Shelby and William Marraw
“It Took Real Sacrifice to Build This Church” a history, written in 1958
Leak papers- handwritten
Letter to the library from Lois M. Mauk about a booklet on the Stony Point Christian Church 9/16/1987
List of Christian Churches in Clark County, Indiana
Members of Bethany Christian Church February 1, 1971
Membership and Record of the Hibernia Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from 1843 to present date 1971
Ministers who have served Hibernia Church Since 1960 (to 1971)
News article “Building In 1889 Of Christian Church Described In Old Newspaper Story” 7/10/1958
News article “Church To Note Birthday” 11/13/1960
News article “Fire Destroys Old Church At Henryville” 4/6/1968
New article “New Eastside Christian Church Being Erected” 9/17/1968
News article “Mount Moriah Group To Dedicate New Church” 10/26/1968
News article “Bethany Christian” 6/22/1969
News article “Keynotes of Praise” 4/7/1971
News article blurb for the Eastside Christian Church on bussing
News article blurb about Old First Christian Church in Charlestown 1974
News article “Christian Church marks anniversary in its new building” 1975
News article “With The Churches: Church plan 13th anniversary” 10/4/1975
News article “Telephone Man And Family Use Voices In Different Way” 10/5/1975
News article blurb about the choir at the First Christian Church from 1956, 7/7/1976
News article “Jeffersonville man serves needy: Center for Lay Ministries chief plan to stay a while” 11/24/1978
News article “But Action Too Late? Church Continues Anti-Tavern Fight” 6/29/1984
News article “Charlestown church says crusade against liquor sales will continue” 2/6/1985
News article “Churches roots began in 1860” 10/8/1985
News article “Community Profile: Delbert Gray, He built an idea from the chalkboard to a church of bricks, mortar and people” 3/23/1987
News article “A church with glowing message” 2/8/1988
News article “First Christian Church in Jeff” 4/2/1988
News article “Community Profile: Frank A. Hoffman; He has served Jeffersonville well in 24 years of ministry” 6/25/1990
News article “Happy 200th: Charlestown church remembers” 11/23/1998
News article “Former church ‘a Godsend’” 4/24/2006
News article “taking it to the streets: Sandwich Man spreads outreach ministry across counties” 2/2/2007
News article “Church finally getting steeple” 2/16/2008
News article “107 year old: Hibernia Christians to Dedicate new church” no date
News article “Christian Church Officer-Member Plan Homecoming” no date
Newspaper blip about the Choir at the First Christian Church back from 1956, 7/7/1976
Newspaper blip about the First Christian Church Fall Festival 9/29/1979
Newspaper page for The Leader 5/15/1969
New Washington Christian Church, New Washington, Indiana, History written by Mary Annette Waters and Marguerite Fisher
Nineteen-Hundred Seventy-one Year Book and Directory of the Bethany Christian  Church Charlestown, Indiana
One Hundred and Sixth Annual meeting of the Christian Churches of Clark County, Indiana, August 24, 1947 (program)
Picture of the Bethany Christian Church taken 2/21/1941 with statistical information
Picture of the Bethany Christian Church taken 2/21/1971 with statistical information
Picture of the Blue Lick Christian Church and of the Union Church
Picture of the Borden Christian Church, Borden, Indiana
Picture of Calvary Christian Church, Sellersburg, IN
Picture of the Christian Church in Charlestown with brief history
Pictures of the Christian Church, Charlestown, Indiana
Picture of the Hibernia Christian Church’s interior from 1960
Picture of the Union Church and picture of the Blur Lick Christian Church
Picture with caption: Church baptism 1941, August Rev. Robt D. Fuller, Oralee Peters, Kathleen Peters, Freda Pettit, Ora Pettit; Pictures of the Marysville Christian Church 5/30/1891; newspaper article “It Took Real Sacrifice To Build This Church (no date); Early History of Marysville Christian Church by Lillian Harmon 5/30/1941; newspaper article “55th Anniversary of Marysville Christian Church” 5/30/1946 (these items are attached together in this order)
Records of Hibernia Church
Re-Dedication of Stony Point Christian Church September 13, 1987 Charlestown, Indiana
Rules and By-Laws of the Bethany Christian Church
The Story of Howard Park Christian Church, at the close of it, 50th Anniversary, August 1953, George Phearson, minister

Churches – Church of Christ

100th Anniversary, St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Jeffersonville, Indiana 1961
100th Anniversary, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sellersburg, Indiana 9/26/1971
Brochure for St. Luke’s United Church of Christ
Dedication Services, St, Luke’s Evangelical and Reformed Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana 11/30/1952-12/3/1952 program
History of “The Evangelical Reformed Church” aka St. Lucas German Evangelical Reformed Church
Newspaper article “Sellersburg Church Addition Will Be Dedicated Today” 5/14/1961
Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ” 4/9/1962 with correction 4/16/1962
Newspaper article “Outdoor Services” 9/16/1966
Newspaper article “Christ, Christmas and Community Churches” 12/6/1967
Newspaper article “St. Paul United Church of Christ Dedication Sept. 21” 9/17/1969
Newspaper article “St. Paul’s Church Noting 100th Anniversary” 9/19/1971
Newspaper article “With The Churches: Jeff church plans facility dedication” 8/17/1974
Newspaper article “Jeffersonville pastor to lead area ecumenical group” 7/26/1979
Newspaper article “Celebrating 125 Years of Services” 9/12/1985
Newspaper article “Northside Church of Christ history spans 24 years” 2/15/1988
Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: Sellersburg Church Of Christ” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date)
Newspaper article about St. Paul’s Evangelical Reformed Church by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date or article title)
Pictures of the Church of Christ, Borden, Indiana
Pictures of the Church of Christ, Charlestown
Pictures of the Sellersburg Church of Christ
Pictures of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sellersburg, IN
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ statement of faith

Churches – Episcopal

Church History, “On The Occasion Of Its 150th Anniversary” 1836-1986
Brief History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana with pictures of the church
History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Newspaper article “St. Paul’s Episcopal Church To Mark 125th Year At A Service Tonight” 8/13/1961
Newspaper article “FBI Agent Preparing For a New Assignment As Episcopal Deacon” 1/11/1971
Newspaper article “Up on the rooftop” 5/24/1978
Newspaper article “100th anniversary of building: St. Paul’s to hold ceremony” 2/1/1992
Newspaper article “St. Paul Episcopal Church” 2/3/1992
Newspaper article “Camp Joe Holt” (no date)
St. Paul’s Church Episcopal Jeffersonville, Indiana, Good Friday “The seven words from the cross” 1963
St. Paul’s Church Episcopal Jeffersonville, Indiana, Kalendar March 1963

Churches- Lutheran

Biographical Record for Walter C. Loeber from the Concordia Historical Institute, Department of Archives and History, The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod
Letter to Mr. Walter H. Kiser from Roger Beese of the Concordia Historical Institute, Department of Archives and History, The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod 10/19/1967
Newspaper article “Jeffersonville church bears three crosses to be itself: Monumental mound cures an identity crisis” 4/8/1987

Churches – Methodist

A Record of History: Superintends of Indianapolis Area Districts, from the Indianapolis Area Methodist Episcopal  Church, 1928
Brief History of Morton Memorial Methodist Church 10/2/1955
Brief history of New Chapel Methodist Church
Brief history of Union Methodist Episcopal Church, Utica Township (Arsenal Plant)
Brief histories of Methodist churches in Clark County, Indiana
Copy of a speech by John Wesley (founder of the Methodist Church)
First Methodist Church Christmas Card
First Methodist Church Directory 1983
First Methodist Church members Directory (no date)
First Methodist Church members Directory with #1 at the bottom of the cover (no date)
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 8/2/1942
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 10/11/1942
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 10/3/1943
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 11/28/1943
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 8/20/1944
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 11/11/1945
First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 5/27/1956
Handwritten letter about Salem Methodist Church for Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Leak 5/20/1954
Henryville United Methodist Church 100th Anniversary members directory 1971
History of Charlestown Methodist Episcopal Church
History of the First Methodist Church with handwritten notes
History of the German Methodist Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana with picture
History of the Morton Memorial United Methodist Church
History of New Hope Church, handwritten with attached letter to Walter Kiser 11/15/1971
History of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church
History of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church by Mrs. Geo Patrick, Mrs. Wendell Patrick, and Mrs. Kenneth Prather
History of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
History of Salem Methodist Church by Roscoe R. Leak with an news article attached 1/29/1977
History of the Sellersburg Methodist Church by Dr. Q.R. Hauss
History of Utica Methods Church
History of the Wall Street United Methodist Church, 1981
Indiana Magazine Of History, Vol. XXII, 1926, #406 written on it
Letter from Eli Jacob, John Hazzard, John Fry, and M.H. Jacob (Trustees) about the history of the New Chapel Church property (no date)
Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Eleanor Cammack Archivist of DePauw University 9/11/1967
Letters to Walter H. Kiser from John H. Ness Jr. of the Historical Society of the Evangelical United Brethren Church 10/3/1967; Rev. George G. Gocker 9/29/1967; Edna Miller Librarian of the Indiana Central College 9/18/1967; and a letter to Mrs. Lowery Dean from Walter H. Kiser 11/19/1971 (all the letters are stapled together in that order)
Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Francis Lindenmayer 1/6/1972 with envelope
Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Francis Lindenmayer 1/19/1972 with envelope
Letter to Mrs. Phoebe Durham from Walter H. Kiser 12/10/1972 with Phoebe Durham’s response on the back of the letter 12/17/1972
Letter to Walter H. Kiser from David E. Horn of Roy O. West Library, DePauw University 5/21/1974 with one attachment
Letter from the Sellersburg Methodist Church to Susan Bennett with envelope post marked 12/23/1981
Map of Methodist Churches in Clark County
Methodist Churches in Clark County, Indiana by township
New Chapel Church History 9/7/1949
Newsletter, The Exchange, 10/21/1986
Newspaper article “Cemetery At Final Meet Is Union To Be Undisturbed”, “Final Meet Is Held At Church” 2/23/1941
Newspaper article “Restored Methodist Church Here Will ReCapture Beauty Of A Century Age” 5/17/1956
Newspaper article “Hymn Sing Returns To Asbury Methodist Church Tuesday” 10/31/1965
Newspaper article “Henryville United Methodist Observe 100th Birthday” 8/18/1971
Newspaper article “Church Leveled” 4/4/1974
Newspaper article “Rebuilding a church : Daisy Hill group seeks funds to replace storm-wrecked facility” 9/25/1974
Newspaper article “Daisy Hill congregation to celebrate the opening of its new special place” 10/11/1975
Newspaper article “United Methodist marks 175 years” 7/28/1976
Newspaper article “Rev. Struble too busy with preaching to retire” 8/23/1976
Newspaper article “In the eye of the church” 10/25/1977
Newspaper article “Springdale United Methodist Church” 6/30/1990
Newspaper article “New Chapel Church marks 190th year by growing in ways”9/17/1991
Newspaper article “Emmanuel United Methodist Church” (no date)
Newspaper article “Final Rites Are Planned At Union” (no date)
Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: The Sellersburg Methodist Church” by Jesse Dorsey (no date)
Newspaper article “New Chapel Church History Reveals Its Founding In 1801” (no date)
Newspaper article “Organ Rushed For Christmas at Sellersburg” (no date)
Newspaper article (no title or date)
Newspaper blip about the Wall Street United Methodist Church 11/25/1972
Newspaper blip about the Methodist Church (no date)
Picture of interior of Morton Chapel
Picture of M.E. Church 1910
Pictures (four) of Methodist Churches in Charlestown, Indiana
Picture of the Union M.E. Church
Picture of the Union Methodist Church, taken 2/23/1941 the last service
Pictures of the Union Methodist Church members, taken 2/23/1941 the last service
Salem Church notes with handwritten corrections
Salem Methodist Church by Roscoe R. Leak, from Indiana Magazine of History, March 1933
Salem Methodist Church Cemetery listings
Salem Methodist Church Cemetery listings 1939
Salem Methodist Church handwritten notes for Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Leak 5/20/1954
Salem Methods Church handwritten cemetery listings
Sellersburg Untied Methodist Church 100th Anniversary September 1971
Three small pages of notes paper clipped together
Union Church deed 1/20/1941 with picture of Church
Union M.E. Church records, Charlestown, Indiana 1939, Marica Prather, handwritten
United Methodist Church Thanksgiving program 11/21/1971
W.F.M.S Year Book 1939-1940

Churches – Nondenominational

Newspaper article “Second Coming Expected By 1843 Religious Group” 7/10/1958
Newspaper article “Rev. Branham Monument Up At Cemetery” 8/28/1968
Newspaper article “Ex-Delivery Boy Comes Home, Opens Jeffersonville Evangel Tabernacle” 12/29/1968
Newspaper article “The New Hope Community Church” 10/15/1971
Newspaper article “Church Marks 60th Years” 7/9/1984
Newspaper article “Borden Community Church” 4/161988
Newspaper article “Main Cross Church has rich history” 6/25/1988
Newspaper article “Henryville Community Church” 6/16/1990
Newspaper article “Speed-y recovery: Services tomorrow will be first in church since devastating fire” 6/23/1990
Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church rebuilds” 7/7/1990
Newspaper article “Hope Community Church holds V.B.S.” 7/21/1990
Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church strong again after 1989 fire” 9/18/1990
Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church Dedicate Pipe Organ” 1/16/1991
Newspaper article “A Report Goes to Church: 1 Church, 22 Faiths In Speed” (no date)
Newspaper article “Informality is hymn singers’ keynote” (no date)
Newspaper article “Let’s Take a Look: At Speed Memorial Church” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date)
Picture of Borden Community Church 11/27/1966 and The Church of the Nazarene 1965
Picture of St. Paul’s Evangelical and Reformed Church, Sellersburg, Indiana 1943

Churches – First M.E. Church “Old Bethel”

Brief history of the First Methodist Church, Charlestown, Indiana with a picture of the church
Brochure of  the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana Methodism
Copied pages from a book about Early Indiana Methodism History
History of Charlestown and vicinity were site of Pioneer Methodism in the State
History of the Methodist Churches in Clark County, Indiana
Invitation for the Reunion of Descendants of Nathan and Elizabeth Speaks Robertson for 7/28/1940
Land indenture of the First Methodist Church dated 1/12/1808
Leak Papers- handwritten notes
Leak: Salem Methodist Church from the Indiana Magazine of History, p.18-19
Letter to Mr. Walter H. Kiser from Mrs. Virginia C. Brann of DePauw University with envelope 12/14/1971
The Methodist Episcopal Church Directory 1894
Newspaper article “Centennial In The First Church: Indiana Methodist   will Celebrate in Building of Hewed Logs” 10/12/1907
Newspaper article “Log Church Is Historical Shrine” 9/10/1925
Newspaper article “”Highlights From Back Files Of The Charlestown Courier” 5/7/1949
Newspaper article “Old Bethel Meeting House, 1807, State’s First Methodist Church” 7/10/1958
Newspaper article “The Beginnings of Indiana Methodism” (no date)
Newspaper article “Indiana’s Oldest Church To Mark 148 Years” (no date)
Newspaper article “Oldest Indiana M.E. Church” (no date)
Newsletter, Historical Series No. Two, “The Methodist” with local advertisements 3/7/1915
Newsletter, The Indianapolis Christ First Area Herald, “Indiana’s First Methodist Church – Built in1808”, Vol. V, No. 9 September 1925
Old Log: First Methodist Church of Indiana, Reconstruction and Dedication of the grounds program 9/10/1925
Picture of Rev. Rezin Hammond
Pictures of the First M.E. Church in Indiana, Built 1807

Churches – Presbyterian

A History of Bethlehem (Pisgah) Presbyterian Church 7/31/1966; small booklet
A History of Otisco Presbyterian Church p.58-59
A History of the Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana, with Biographical Sketches of Pioneer Members and Ministers, written by Ladies of the Congregation 1899
A History of the Todd-Dickey Rural Training Parish in Clark, Scott and Jefferson Counties; Presbyterian of New Albany, Synod of Indiana, The United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. March 1963
Booklet titled “Our Church”
Brief history of the First Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana, with picture on the other side
Charlestown Community Presbyterian Church 25th Anniversary program 11/21/1993
Charlestown Presbyterian Church handwritten expense sheet 7/15/1871
Constitution of the Charlestown Academy through the Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1831
Constitution of the Charlestown Academy with Charlestown Presbyterian Church account statements
Contributions to the Early History of the Presbyterian Church in Indiana: Together with Biographical Notices of the Pioneer Ministers by Hanford A. Edson
Copy of names of the first members in Utica Indiana Presbyterian Church 1/11/1841
Copy of postcards with pictures of the Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana and picture of the Presbyterian mance. 1909
Copy of Reverend John M. Dickey’s monument dedication 11/21/1938
Exhibition program given by the Literary Society of the Presbyterian Church of Charlestown at Kunath’s Hall 11/28/1878
Financial records for the Young Ladies of the Presbyterian Church written by Catherine Jane “Jennie” Stockwell in a journal 1877-1895
First Centennial Celebration for the Presbyterian Church program 5/19.1912
Fourth Sunday in Advent program 12/21/1969
Handwritten history on the Presbyterian Church in Clark County
History of Bethlehem (Pisgah) Presbyterian Church
History of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville by Boulah Van Meter 8/3/1936
History of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville with church directory for 1955
History of Hebron Church by Mrs. Mary Bolly with pictures
History of Nabb Presbyterian Church written 1/8/1906
The Indiana Synod. Vol. 2, No. 1, Nov. 1895 p. 10-11
Letter from Pastor S.E. Barr July 1878; program for Easter Sunday 4/14/1895; a note for coal purchased by the Presbyterian Church 10/24/1864; Opening Service of New House of Worship, Charlestown Presbyterian Church program 7/14/1878 (all items are attached together in this order)
Letter to The Minister of First Presbyterian Church, Charlestown  from Margaret M. Carhart 4/19/1949 with copy of envelope
Letter to Mrs. Edger Munk from Walter H. Kiser with written reply on the letter with attached brief history of Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church 1/4/1972
Letter to Mrs. Edger Munk from Walter H. Kiser with written reply on letter with attached envelope 1/14/1972
Listings of the Presbyterian Churches in Clark County, Indiana
Meeting records of the United Presbyterian Woman’s Organization, First Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1968
Minutes of the New Albany Presbyterian Church, Fall Session, 1873
Minutes of the New Albany Presbyterian Church, Spring Session, 1874
Newsletter, Westminster Lesson Leaf, Lessons X, XI, and XII, No. 62, 9/8/1876
Newsletter, The Indiana Presbyterian, vol. VIII, no. 62, 3/1924
Newsletter, The Leader, No. 17, 5/3/1973
Newspaper article “Second Oldest Presbyterian Church Marking 150th year” 8/11/1962
Newspaper article “Mary’s Column: Star of Bethlehem A Bright Landmark” 7/19/1966
Newspaper article “A light in the night” 9/19/1971
Newspaper article “Presbyterians to begin construction of facility” 4/25/1988
Newspaper article “Breaking new ground: Presbyterian foundation ready to start headquarters building” 4/27/1988
Newspaper article “Ground Broken For New Church” (no date)
Newspaper article “Second annual homecoming at Trinity” (no date)
Newspaper article “Sunday School Picnic…” (no date)
Newspaper blip about a 1915 Friendship Quilt which contains signatures of the Otisco Presbyterian 1915 members 1/22/1986
Newspaper picture of five women preparing food (no title & no date)
Opening Services of New House of Worship program Charlestown Presbyterian Church 7/14/187
Picture of Bethlehem Community Church
Picture of Henryville Presbyterian Church, Henryville, Indiana, 1943
Picture of Henryville Presbyterian Church, Henryville, Indiana, with members in front of church building
Picture of Owen Creek Presbyterian Church September 1966
Picture of Washington Presbyterian Church, M.L. Rice. Pastor
“Submerge, merge, emerge” a narrative play written by Anna Mae Lewis for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Community Presbyterian Church, presented on 11/21/1993
Presbyterian Board of Relief: For Disabled Ministers and the Widows and Orphans of Deceased Ministers
Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1900-1901 year book
Presbyterian list of members and finical statement 1960-1907
St. John United Presbyterian Church letter head 8/24/1972 and a copy of a paragraph titled “Church Properties” from The History of Hutchinson Memorial Presbyterian Church of New Albany, Indiana
Thirty-third Annual Report of the Treasures of the New Albany Presbyterian Home and Foreign Missionary Societies 1905-1906
Vacation Bible School Otisco Union Bible School certificate to Karen Stricker  7/3/1958
Vacation Bible School of Methodist and Presbyterian certificate to Judy Stricker 7/1/1960
Woman’s Missionary Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville Indiana program for 1911-1912