Maine Genealogy Blog

Church Histories from Lewiston Newspapers

From 1963 to 1968, the Lewiston Daily Sun and Evening Journal presented nearly every Saturday the history of a local church. Most of these histories are now available online.

I have provided the page number wherever an article could not be linked to directly.

1 Old North Church, Fayette

2 St. Joseph's Church, Lewiston

3 Canton United Baptist Church

4 First Universalist Church, Norway

5 Mission at the Eastward (page 10)

6 Dixfield Congregational Church

7 SS. Peter and Paul, Lewiston

8 Wayne Community Church

9 St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Lisbon Falls

10 Oxford County United Parish

11 Christian Science Church, Auburn

12 Phillips Congregational Church

13 East Winthrop Baptist Church

14 Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Sabattus

15 Newry Community Church

16 Paris Hill Baptist Church

17 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewiston

18 Litchfield Congregational Church

19 New Sharon Methodist Church

20 West Poland Community Church

21 Beth Abraham Synagog, Auburn

22 Mechanic Falls Baptist Church

23 Holy Family Church, Lisbon Falls

24 Bethel Methodist Church (Page 6)

25 Advent Christian Church, Auburn (page 6)

26 Weld Church

27 St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Winthrop (page 6)

28 East Wilton Union Church

29 Minot Center Church

30 Calvary Methodist Church, Lewiston

31 Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal), Rangeley

32 Greene Baptist Church

33 Mt. Vernon Methodist Church

34 Holy Cross Church, Lewiston

35 Rumford Point Congregational Church

36 Turner Center Universalist Church

37 Peru Baptist Church

38 Durham Congregational Church

39 Farmington Methodist Church

40 Dixfield Seventh-Day Adventist Church

41 First Universalist Church, Auburn

42 Mechanic Falls Congregational Church

43 Vienna Baptist Church

44 Bailey Island Catholic Chapel of the Precious Blood

45 Minot Corner Methodist Church

46 Sabattus Baptist Church

47 Upton Congregational Church

48 Sacred Heart Church, Auburn

49 Mechanic Falls Methodist Church

50 Hallowell Baptist Church

51 East Sumner Congregational Church

52 St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Mexico

53 Strong Methodist Church

54 Carthage Union Church

55 Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

56 Sixth Street Congregational Church, Auburn

57 St. John the Baptist Church, Brunswick

58 Friends Church, Winthrop

59 Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn

60 St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Norway

61 The Kendall Memorial Chapel, Litchfield (page 6)

62 Poland Community Church

63 Rumford Universalist Church (not available)

64 Trinity Episcopal, Lewiston

65 Phillips Methodist Church (not available)

66 Not available

67 St. Ambrose Catholic, Richmond

68 Buckfield Community (Baptist) Church

69 Wilton Congregational Church (magazine section, page 7A)

70 Dixfield Church of the Nazarene

71 North Vienna Methodist Church

72 St. Patrick's Church, Lewiston

73 United Baptist Church, Topsham

74 Christ Church Episcopal, Gardiner

75 Brunswick Unitarian-Universalist

76 Bible Church of West Sumner

77 Church of the Nazarene, Auburn

78 United Baptist Church, Farmington Falls

79 Norway Methodist Church

80 Seventh Day Adventist Church, Richmond

81 South Livermore Chapel

82 SS. Cyril and Methodius R.C. Church, Lisbon Falls

83 Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Winthrop

84 Congregational-Christian Church, New Gloucester

85 Mexico Baptist Church

86 All Souls' Chapel, Poland Spring

87 Seventh Day Adventist Church, Auburn

88 Eaton Memorial Methodist Church, Livermore Falls

89 Bryant Pond Universalist Church

90 East Dixfield Baptist Church

91 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Wilton

92 Mexico Congregational Church

93 East Livermore Methodist

94 Second Baptist Church, South Lewiston

95 Locke Mills Union Church, Greenwood

96 Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church, Mechanic Falls

97 Rangeley Free Baptist Church

98 Rumford Center Methodist Church

99 Greene Universalist Church

100 High Street Congregational Church, Auburn

101 Hebron Baptist Church

102 Brick Meeting House, Readfield

103 United Church of Christ, Brunswick

104 Shorey Chapel Allen's Mills (Industry)

105 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hallowell

106 Wilton Methodist Church

107 Winthrop Congregational

108 Not found

109 Holy Family Church, Lewiston (page 5)

110 New Vineyard Congregational Church

111 Turner Federated Church

112 West Paris Baptist Church

113 First United Church of Christ, Lewiston

114 Rangeley Congregational Church

115 St. Denis Catholic Church, Whitefield

116 Reed's Mill Baptist Church, Madrid

117 Stratton Union Church

118 Bell Hill Meeting House, Otisfield

119 Beth Jacob Synagog, Lewiston

120 Rumford Baptist Church

121 Norway Episcopal Church

122 White's Corner United Baptist Church, New Gloucester (page 5)

123 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Oxford

124 Cox Memorial Methodist Church, Hallowell

125 Spurr's Corner Congregational Church, Otisfield

126 United Baptist Church, Lewiston

127 Winthrop Methodist Church

128 St. Louis Catholic Church, Auburn

129 Advent Christian Church, Oxford

130 East Otisfield Baptist Church

131 Trinity Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Lewiston

132 Brunswick Methodist Church

133 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Augusta

134 East Auburn Baptist Church

135 South Paris Congregational

136 Auburn Methodist Church

137 St. Anne's Catholic Church, Lisbon

138 St. Michael's Episcopal, Auburn

139 Oxford Congregational Church (page 5)

140 North Auburn Methodist Church

141 St. Leo's Chapel, Litchfield (page 5)

142 Church of the Nazarene, Livermore Falls (page 7A)

143 Lisbon Falls Methodist Church

144 Berean Baptist Church, Brunswick

145 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lewiston

146 Livermore Falls Baptist Church

147 Marston's Corner Baptist Church, Auburn

148 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Brunswick

149 St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Farmington

150 East Livermore Campground

151 Lisbon Falls Baptist Church

152 Webbs Mills Baptist Church, Casco

153 Franklin Street Methodist Church, Rumford

154 Old South Congregational Church, Hallowell

155 Virgin Memorial Chapel, Rumford

156 Livermore Falls Universalist Church

157 Welchville Community Church, Oxford

158 First Congregational Church of Gray

159 Deering Memorial Methodist Church, South Paris

160 Assembly of God, Lewiston

161 Gray Baptist Church

162 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Lewiston

163 Stevens Mills Church, Auburn

164 Assembly of God, Gray

165 West Bowdoin Baptist Church

166 All Souls Unitarian Church, Augusta

167 Casco Village Union Church (page 6)

168 St. Paul's Lutheran, Berlin, N. H.

169 West Bethel Union Church

170 St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Augusta

171 Bryant Pond Baptist Church

172 Mechanic Falls Advent Christian Church

173 St. Kieran's Catholic Church, Berlin, N. H.

174 Franciscan Monastery, Greene

175 St. Barnabas Episcopal, Rumford

176 Church of the Nazarene, Mechanic Falls

177 Baptist Church, Berlin, N. H.

178 Empire Grove Campground, Poland (page 5)

179 St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Damariscotta

180 West Durham Methodist Church

181 Angel Guardian Catholic Church, Berlin, N. H. (page 8)

182 East Brunswick Baptist Church

183 West Sumner Universalist Church

184 Farmington Falls Church of the Nazarene (page 7)

185 Andover Congregational Church

186 St. Anne's Catholic Church, Berlin, N. H.

187 St. Joseph Catholic Church, Gardiner (page 7A)

188 Pentecostal Assembly, Auburn

189 Advent Christian Campground, Mechanic Falls

190 Russian Orthodox Church, Berlin, N. H.

191 Durham Friends Meeting House

192 Jay Seventh Day Advent Church

193 Lisbon Methodist Church

194 St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Berlin, N. H.

195 Jay Baptist Church

196 St. Gregory Catholic Church, Gray

197 St. John's Catholic Church, Rumford

198 St. Joseph's Catholic Chuch, Berlin, N. H.

199 Green Street Methodist Church, Augusta

200 Berlin (N.H.) Methodist Church

201 Bartlett Memorial Church, North Jay

202 St. Athanasius Church, Rumford (page 5)

203 United Church of Monmouth

204 Sweden Street Methodist Church, Berlin, N. H.

205 Seventh Day Advent Church, Woodstock

206 Pownal Church

207 Universalist Church, North Jay

208 Gorham, N. H., Methodist Church

209 Bean's Corner Baptist Church, Jay

210 North Monmouth Community Church

211 St. Rose of Lima Church, Chisholm

212 East Monmouth Methodist Church

213 Free Baptist Church, Lisbon

214 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Riley (page 7)

215 United Church of Christ Congregational, Gardiner (page 7)

216 Wayside Chapel, West Gardiner (page 6)

217 Bradbury Memorial Chapel, Canton Point Universalist

218 Church of the Nazarene, Lisbon Falls (page 6)

219 West Parish Congregational Church, Bethel (page 6)

220 North Livermore Baptist Church (page 12)

221 Manchester Community Church

222 Livermore Universalist Church

223 Foss Corner Church, Leeds

224 First Universalist Church, Livermore

225 St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Pejepscot

226 North Turner Union Church

227 Livermore Methodist Church

228 East Hartford Church

229 North Chesterville Baptist Church

[230] Chesterville Center Union Meeting House

 Published August 4, 2010