CONNELLSVILLE: ALBRIGHT CONNELLSVILLE DISTRICT
EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION – PITTSBURGH CONFERENCE 1897
Mailing Address: 1626 South Pittsburgh Street, South Connellsville, PA 15425-4896
Location: Located at 1626 South Pittsburgh Street in the Borough of Connellsville, Fayette County, PA.
History: Evangelical Association – Pittsburgh Conference. This Church was first known as the White Rock Appointment in 1898. In 1900 a building was erected on Searson Street near Wine. The new sanctuary was built in 1930 and an educational unit added in 1956. In 1970 there were 540 members. The membership on January 1, 2003 was 439.
Pastors by the church’s name/affiliation with other churches at the time:
- White Rock: William Moody 1897-1898; E. E. Crouse 1898-1900; W. E. Bassett 1900-1902; W. H. McLaughlin 1902-1905; W. E. Bassett 1905-1909; R. C. Miller 1909-1913; W. F. Conley 1913-1917; Marlin B. McLaughlin 1917-1919;
- Connellsville: Albright/Davistown: John O. Bishop 1919-1921; Clewell E. Miller 1921-1925;
- Connellsville: Albright: Alonzo Guy Mead 1925-1927; Michael Robert Tyson 1927-1932;
- Connellsville: Albright/Davistown/Indian Creek: Calvary: S. Harr 1932-1938; Emory I. Mankamyer 1938-1944;
- South Connellsville: Albright: Kennard Marlin Bishop 1944-1948; Harry Glen Paul 1948-1950;
- Connellsville: Albright/ Pennsville: L. Nicely 1948-1949; Raymond Arthur Nelson 1950-1962; Melroy M. Wirick 1962-1966; Clifford Herbert Moore 1966-1975;
- Connellsville: Albright/Pennsville: David Allen Eversdyke 1975-1976;
- Connellsville: Albright: David Allen Eversdyke 1976-1980; Robert William Large 1980-1982; Terrance Richard Snyder 1982-1990;
- Connellsville Co-operative Parish: Connellsville: Albright: Marvin Clay Watson 1990-1999; Byron Tate Fulton 1999-2010; Beverly Ann Morgan Gross 2010-2012; Steven Michael Lamb 2012-2015;
- Connellsville: Albright/Springfield: Pleasant Hill: Steven Michael Lamb 2015--.
- Source: http://www.wpaumc.org/files/resource/historical_records/connellsville+district+church+records.pdf pg 99