Ray’s Cove Christian Church, East Providence Twp.


History: The Ray’s Cove Christian church was organized about 1825, by Rev. Daniel Long, of Virginia. Among the original members were: Leonard, John, Jacob and Simon P. Foor, Robert Hughey and their families. The present membership is about sixty (in 1884). Meetings were held at houses and schoolhouses until a church edifice was erected, about 1860.


Elder Long was succeeded as pastor by Elders Jacobs, Lewis, Ramsey, Seever, Proctor, Miller, Cooper, Barney, McDaniel, Sipes and Logue.

(Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pa., Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, p. 329.)

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