Kreider Family History: 21 Jul 1919; colume 4

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Kreider Family History:  21 Jul 1919; colume 4 - through this Instrumentality he was brought to...
through this Instrumentality he was brought to the loot of the Cross and ther« became a pupil and eventually a "forestayer" or leader in lh« churcU. and by the tim# ho was twenty-two years of age he vas an ejchorter, and at what thuo ho was given an appointment, or where, we know not. A', the conference held in the mouth of February, if 40, he was appointed to the new charge of York Mission, and how well he succeeded is told by the fact that at tho conference held Mar. 1, 3841, in Lancaster county, he was returned and at the conference held Feb. 21. 1S42, at Funk's church, now known as the Stone Church, Powell's Valley, Dauphin county, Pa., he was returned for tho third year. During the three years the mission was built up and many members brought into the church. At the Conference of Feb. 22, 1843, at the Fetterholfs Chapel, Franklin county, Pa., he was changed and appointed to the York Circuit, which appointment he filled for two years. The second year the conference gave him as his colleague, Rev. William Wagoner, now a practicing physician of Iowa. Rev. Jacob Rinehart was Mr. Kreider's successor at York Mission station. It was during the session of this conference, 1844. that the death and memorial service were announced of his father, as having occurred during the year. At the conference held at Highspire. Feb. 12, 1S45, he was sent to Lebanon Circuit, where he preached and served the people and the cause of the Master very acceptably for the years 1845, 6 and 7. He was elected, in the year 1S4S, Presiding Elder of the Lebanon District, East Penn. Conference, the said confer- havtng been for „ at the Ani UP Conference held , Springville in 1846. of the territrry lying east of the Susquehanna River. In the year 1S45 he built the Salem church of Lebanon, which was razed to the ground the past summer and a new edifice thereon erected. Mr. Kreider always preached in the German and was of a mild disposition and possessed In a remarkable degree an abundance of the milk of human kindness. He was a deep reasoner and a sound theologian. One of his favorite texts was Ps. 73:24: ''Thou shalt guide me with thy

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 21 Jul 1919, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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  • Kreider Family History: 21 Jul 1919; colume 4

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