Greenville Reformed Church

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The Greenville Reformed Church was organized by Rev. D. J. H. Kieffer, probably in 1820. Among the original members were:
Elder Christian Lint and wife
Deacon Jacob Lint
John Lint and wife
Peter Engle
Jacob Garlitz
The pastors have been:
Rev. D. J. H. Kieffer - 1825
Rev. H. E. F. Voigt - 1827-28
Rev. H. G. Ibbeken - 1836-41
Rev. Benjamin Knepper - 1846-74
Rev. L. D. Steckel - 1874-81
Rev. J. M. Schick - 1881, present pastor

From its organization the congregation worshiped in an old log church and schoolhouse, now burned down. The present house of worship was erected in 1848, at a cost of one thousand dollars. Present number of members, one hundred and six. Sabbath school scholars, 80.

(Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Counties, PA; 1884)