Churches

These are taken from the 1891-1892 Yonkers Directory; there are some grammatical/spelling oddities, but these are copied exactly from the directory.






African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

New Main nr Kellinger.  Sabbath services at 10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Sabbath School at 3 p.m.  General Prayer Meeting Friday evening at 8.
Pastor Rev. C. H. Tenicke.  Residence, 272 New Main.


Bronxfield Chapel

Bronxfield Road.  School for children every Sunday at 3 p.m.  Pastor--
Rev. Plumbly.


Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception

St. Mary nr Broadway.  Pastor-- Rev. C. R.. Corley; residence adjoining
the Church.  Sunday services at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and
3:30 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.


Central Methodist Episcopal Church

Hudson nr Riverdale av.  Pastor-- Rev. W. McKenree Darwood, D.D.
Sabbath services at 10"30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Lord's Supper first Sunday morning every other month.  General Prayer
Meeting Wednesday evening at 8.


Christ Episcopal Church

Nepperhan av. corn of Elm.  Rector-- Rev. Widdemar.  Services at 10"45
a.m. and 7:45 p.m.  Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.  Holy Communion, first
Sunday morning in each month.


Dayspring Presbyterian Church

Walnut St., cor. of Oliver.  Pastor-- Rev. Charles E. Allison.  House
167 Nepperhan av.  Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sunday school at
2:30  p.m.  Lord's Supper last Sunday forenoon of January, March, May,
July, September and November.  Young People's Prayer Meeting, Monday
evening 7:45 o'clock.  General Prayer Meeting, Wednesday evening at 7:45
o'clock.


First Methodist Episcopal Church

North Broadway, cor Ashburton av.  Pastor-- Rev. Edwin A. Schell.
Residence adjoining the church.  Sabbath services at 10:45 a.m.  Sabbath
School at 2:30 p .m.  General Prayer meeting, Wednesday evening at 8.


First Presbyterian Church

North Broadway, cor of Quincy place.  Pastor-- Rev. John Reid.
REsidence adjoining the church.  Sabbath services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  Sabbath School at 9:45 a.m.  Lord's Supper, last Sabbath afternoon of
January, March, May, July, September and November.  General Prayer
Meeting, Wednesday evening at 8.


German Methodist Episcopal Church

Cor. Waverly and Maple.  Pastor-- Rev. Emile W. Peglow, h. 43 Linden.
Church services, Sunday 10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.  Sunday school in
german language at 2 o'clock p.m.


Hope Unitarian Church

North Broadway bet Ashburton and Lamartine avs.  Pastor-- Rev. James T.
Bixby.  Services at 10:45 a.m.  Sunday School at 12 m.  Lord's Supper
first Sunday in January, April, July and October.


Messiah Baptist Church

No. 50 North Broadway.  Pastor-- Rev. Alexander M. Conway.  Services at
11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.  Sunday School at 3 p.m.


Reformed Church

38 South Broadway.  Pastor-- Rev. David Cole, D.D.  Services at 11 a.m.
and 7:45 p.m.  Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.  Lord's Supper, last Sunday
morning of January, March, May, July, September and November.  General
Prayer meeting, Wednesday evening at 8.


Ludlow Street Chapel

Ludlow Street.  Pastor-- Rev. Robert R. White.  Services 4 o'clock.
Sunday School 2:30 p.m.  Prayer meeting every Friday evening.


St. John's Episcopal Church

9  South Broadway.  Rector-- Rev. Alex. B. Carver, residence 9 S.
Broadway.  Sexton Sylvester Harvey.  Sabbath services at 11 a.m. and
7:45 p.m.  Sabbath School at 9:30 a.m.  Holy Communion first Sabbath
morning in each month.  Morning Prayer and Litany Friday morning at 9:30.


St. John's German Evangelical Lutheran Church

Hudson nr Hawthorne av.  Pastor-- Rev. F. W. Foehlinger.  Services at
10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.   Sunday School at 9 a.m.  Holy Communion at
Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday and first Sunday in November.


St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

Ashburton av cor St. Josephs.  Pastor-- A. A. Lings; Asst. Pastor--
Henry F. Havier*;  residence 141 Ashburton av.  Services at 6, 8, 9:30
and 11:00 a.m. and Vespers 4:00 p.m.


St. Paul's Episcopal Church

North Broadway nr Ashburton av.  Rector-- Rev. Hammond Mills, D.D.
Services at 10:45 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.  Holy
communion first Sunday morning of each month.


Warburton Avenue Baptist Church

Warburton av cor Ashburton av.  Pastor-- Rev. Alvah S. Hobart.  Sabbath
services at 10:45 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 9:30 a.m.
Mission Sabbath School, Nepperhan av, 2:30 p.m.  General Prayer Meeting
Wednesday evening at 8.  Young people's meeting Friday evening at 8 p.m.


Westminster Presbyterian Church

Warburton av bet Quincy pl and Wells av.  Pastor-- Rev. George R.
Cutting.  Sabbath services at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., from May to
October at 7:45 p.m.  Sabbath School at 12 m.  Lord's Supper last
Sabbath morning in January, March, May, July, September and November.
Mid-week Meeting Wednesday evening at 8.





Note: Havier = Xavier.  On my grandparents 's church marriage certificate, it
written as Xavier.  The Xaviers were a rather well known Yonkers family
at that time. (MMH)

Contributed by Mary Hoar

 

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