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History of U.B. Churches in Harrisonburg-Staunton Region December 26, 2013

CONTENTS

I. HISTORY OF UNITED BRETHREN TO 1946 ..................................................................................1

A. United Brethren.............................................................................................................................1

1. United Brethren as a Denomination........................................................................................1

2. U.B. and EUB Confession of Faith.........................................................................................5

3. Organization of United Brethren in Christ (1800-1887).........................................................8

4. Division of the Denomination...............................................................................................13

B. Organization of United Brethren in Harrisonburg-Staunton Region..........................................14

1. History of the Districts in Virginia (1800-1887) ..................................................................14

2. Harrisonburg and Staunton Districts in 1969........................................................................16

a. Harrisonburg District ......................................................................................................16
b. Staunton District .............................................................................................................18
3. The Freedmen’s Missions .....................................................................................................20
a. Freedmen’s Missions in the U.B. Church.......................................................................20
b. The Ministers for Freedmen’s Missions .........................................................................21
c. The Churches of the Freedmen’s Missions.....................................................................23
d. Conclusion ......................................................................................................................26
e. “Colored” Churches in Rockingham County, 1912........................................................27
f. History of Freedmen’s Mission in Virginia (Extract from Glovier)...............................27
4. The United Brethren and the Methodists ..............................................................................31

5. History of Circuits and Other Charges in Harrisonburg-Staunton Region ...........................31

History of Albemarle Circuit (1895-1908) ...........................................................................33
History of Augusta [FM] Circuit (1875-1884) .....................................................................33
History of Augusta & Rockingham [FM] Circuit (1907-09)................................................34
History of Augusta Circuit (1860-1884)...............................................................................34
History of Basic City Mission ..............................................................................................34
History of Blue Ridge Circuit (1897-1902) ..........................................................................35
History of Broadway Circuit (1896-1904)............................................................................35
History of Cedar Grove Circuit (1949-1969)........................................................................35
History of Charles Mission (1877-78) ..................................................................................35
History of Charlottesville Mission and Circuit (1904-14)....................................................35
History of Churchville Circuit (1854-1915) .........................................................................36
History of Freedmen’ Mission (1884-95) .............................................................................37
History of Harrisonburg [FM] Circuit (1895-1909) .............................................................37
History of Highland [FM] Circuit (1897-98)........................................................................37
History of Linville [FM] Circuit (1899-1904) ......................................................................37
History of Rockingham [FM] Circuit (1875-83) ..................................................................37
History of Staunton [FM] Circuit (1899-1904) ....................................................................38
6. U.B. Churches in Rockingham County, 1912.......................................................................39

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