The authoritative source on
  early churches of New Jersey

About this site
We've created a database and photographic inventory on more than half the 18th & 19th century churches in the state and add to it each month. We welcome and solicit all contributions and suggestions from our visitors.

How to use this site
Post a query
Respond to readers' queries
Consult the database
Annotate the database
Upload a photo
Suggest a church for inclusion

List of churches, by county

Photographic notes
Links to related sites

   Photographic Inventory

Sergeantsville Methodist Episcopal Church
Sergeantsville, Delaware Township, Hunterdon County

The church was founded in a“woods meeting” or revival which was held near Sergeantsville in 1830 when the Second Great Awakening was in full bloom in Hunterdon. Meetings were continued in private homes and by 1832 a stone church was built on the site of the present church, a donated lot. The rear and side walls remain as they were originally, but in 1867, the walls were raised and an addition built on the front, raising the seating capacity to 550.




Copyright (c) 2001 Frank L. Greenagel