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Memories of St. John's in East Sharpsburg


March 14, 2019

By Captain James E. Wentz

USN (Ret)

When I recently learned that my home church at East Sharpsburg, St. John’s Reformed, was disbanding and the building given free of charge to another Protestant congregation, I greeted the news with a flood of fond memories, fleeting sadness and ultimate acceptness.

I was sorry to discover that declining attendance and financial considerations were primary reasons for the closing, but, delighted to know that this historic edifice would continue to be used to perpetuate the gospel of Protestant Christianity. The new worshipers at the church will be the S...

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