ELCA REGION 8 ARCHIVES

Lancaster County, PA Church Records

Advent Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA

  • Central Pennsylvania Synod Congregation File

Ascension Lutheran Church, Willow Street, PA

  • Alpha Sigma Minutes
  • Ascension Brotherhood
  • Common Service Book 1917
  • Confirmation Class Photograph 1995
  • Congregational Meetings 1946-1950
  • Constitution and Bylaws 1963
  • Correspondence 1967-1973
  • Council Minutes
    • 1930-1943
    • 1946-1952
  • Fiftieth Anniversary Materials 1960
  • Guest Books
    • 1951-1973
    • 1973-1987
  • History of Congregation
  • Homecoming Services 1960, 1985, 1986
  • Legal Documents
  • Luther League Records
  • Mortgage Burning 1973
  • Parsonage Dedication 1950
  • Photographs
  • Service Bulletins
  • Stewardship Materials
  • Sunday School Records
  • Vacation Church School Records
  • Women's Group Records
  • Women's Missionary Society Treasurer's Books
    • 1935-1953
    • 1953-1957

Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ephrata Township, PA

  • Communicants Book 1859-1920
  • Parish Registers
    • 1753-1803
    • 1804-1850
    • 1850-1915

Bethany Lutheran Church, Millersville, PA

  • Council Minutes
    • 1921-1950
    • 1951-1953
  • Papers
  • Parish Register 1916-1952

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elizabethtown, PA

  • Council Minutes
    • 1841-1877
    • 1877-1909
    • 1909-1923
  • Mount Joy Chapel Register 1833-1853
  • Official Papers
  • Parish Registers
    • 1770-1778
    • 1778-1866
    • 1866-1898
    • 1899-1904
    • 1904-1921
  • Record and Constitution 1900
  • Subscription Book 1832

East Petersburg-Neffsville Charge

  • Joint Council Minutes 1918-1954

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brickerville, PA

  • Parish Registers
    • 1732-1772
    • 1770 1836

Muddy Creek Charge

  • Joint Council Minutes 1943-1959

Salem Lutheran Church, Reamstown, PA

  • Architectural Drawings and Legal Documents
  • Baptism and Communion Record Book 1818-1882
  • Baptism and Communion Record Book 1818-1882 (Transcript)
  • Church Council Minutes
    • 1943-1954
    • 1976
  • Church Record Book 1883-1886
  • Congregational Records 1941-1966
  • List of Communicants and Their Support 1923-1935
  • Lutheran Cemetery Minute Book 1900-1954
  • Minute Book of Salem Lutheran Church—History of the Church from 1817-1924
  • Pastoral Diary Books of the Rev. Benjamin Welder 1886-1921
  • Photographs
  • Secretary Book 1898-1940
  • Sunday School Teacher's Meetings Record Book 1870-1878
  • Treasurer's Book 1818-1881
  • Treasurer's Book (Sunday School) 1896-1937

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia, PA

  • Parish Register 1921-1942

St. James Lutheran Church, Lititz, PA

  • Congregation and Church Council Minutes 1907-1919
  • Parish Register 1907-1919

St. John's (Centre) Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Earl Township, PA

  • Parish Register 1833-1886

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia, PA

  • Parish Registers
    • 1881-1909
    • 1910-1917
    • 1918-1925
    • 1926-1935

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Maytown, PA

  • Parish Registers
    • 1770-1831
    • 1832-1886
    • 1891-1938

St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA

  • Central Pennsylvania Synod Congregation File

St. Michael Lutheran Church, Strasburg, PA

  • Constitution of St. Michael's dated December 8, 1822, with accounts etc.
  • Council Minutes
    • 1897-1908
    • 1909-1919
    • 1919-1934
    • 1934-1942
    • 1943-1954
  • Cradle Roll 1922-1923
  • German Bible 1792
  • Junior Luther League Record Book 1909-1912
  • Ladies Aid Society Records
    • Accounts 1916-1934
    • Minutes 1927-1936
    • Record Book 1927-1932
  • Parish Registers
    • 1749-1815
    • 1816-1868
    • 1861-1896
    • 1897-1964
  • Protocol 1823 (German with English translations)
  • Sunday School Records
    • Record Book 1917-1938
    • Register 1869-1870
  • Treasurer's Account Books
    • 1790-1812
    • 1829-1864
    • 1861-1908
    • 1911-1925
    • 1919-1921
    • 1923-1925
    • 1925-1938
    • 1933
    • 1937-1941
    • 1939-1953
    • 1945-1946
  • Young People's Society Minutes 1880-1881

St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Bowmansville, PA

  • Central Pennsylvania Synod Congregation File
  • Council Minutes 1950-1965
  • Parish Register 1886-1950
  • Treasurer's Record 1965

St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA

  • Miscellaneous Papers

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Holland, PA

  • Parish Register
    • 1730-1813
    • 1814-1876
    • 1876-1922

Trinity Lutheran Church, Rohrerstown, PA

  • Agreement of Dissolution of Union Church 1901
  • Constitution with Revision
  • Council Minutes
    • 1885-1928
    • 1931-1934
    • 1942-1958
    • 1958-1959
  • Council Records 1847-1868
  • Financial Accounts 1826-1922
  • Ladies Aid Society Minutes 1897-1911
  • Miscellaneous Papers
  • Parish Registers
    • 1825-1943
    • 1943-1958

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA

  • Charter and Acts of Incorporation 1929 (copy)
  • Constitution
  • Council Members 1947-1980
  • Council Minutes
    • 1824-1835
    • 1836-1865
    • 1865-1890
    • 1891-1913
    • 1914-1924
    • 1925-1930
    • 1930-1932
    • 1942-1946
    • 1948-1951
    • 1951-1956
    • 1956-1964
    • 1964-1972
    • 1972-1981
  • Church Closing/Disposition Documents 1983-1986
  • Lutheran Church Women Minutes 1980-1982
  • Lutheran Church Women Treasurer's Book 1978-1982
  • Membership List (n.d.)
  • Membership List 1874-1917
  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Parish Register I
    • Baptisms 1827-1837
    • Communicants 1827-1851
    • Deaths 1827-1853
  • Parish Register II
    • Baptisms 1837-1874
    • Marriages 1835-1874
  • Parish Register III
    • Communicants 1851-1871
    • Deaths 1853-1871
  • Parish Register IV
    • Communicants 1872-1874
  • Parish Register V
    • Communicants 1875-1953
    • Deaths 1872-1874
  • Parish Register VI
    • Baptisms 1874-1952
    • Deaths 1874-1951
    • Marriages 1875-1954
  • Parish Register VII 1954-1984
  • Parish Register Transcripts
    • Baptisms 1827-1874
    • Burials 1827-1853
    • Marriages 1835-1874
  • Scrapbooks
    • 1896-1946
    • 1918-1957
  • Teachers Association Records
    • Minutes 1953-1963
    • Roll Book 1949-1963
  • Treasurer's Account Books
    • 1874-1917
    • 1918-1938
    • 1933-1940
    • 1926-1942
    • 1954-1955