Glade Reformed Church

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Divine services were held in 1812. Rev. Henry Giese was among the first Reformed ministers. The house of worship was a log building, afterward weather boarded. Among the first members were:
Eli Alltfather
Joseph Glessner
Abraham Landis
Jacob Ziegler

The pastors have been:
Rev. H. Giese
Rev. Conrad
Rev. A. B. Keplin
Rev. D. H. Reiter
Rev. L. B. Leasure
Rev. James Grant
Rev. Joel W. Alspach
Rev. H. F. Keener (1875).

The congregation numbers fifty members; sabbath school, thirty. The church is a union house, Lutheran and Reformed.

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