Boehm’s UMC (13 West Boehms Road, Willow Street, PA) will host a 225th anniversary celebration of its historic faith journey on the weekend of June 24-26. The fete begins with a Friday evening fellowship meal at 6 PM, followed by a bonfire and prayer gathering in nearby Boehm’s Chapel at 7 PM.
Descendants who bear the related names Boehm and Beam will convene Saturday morning to meet and greet new cousins, compare family research, show family photos and possibly visit the nearby gravesite of their ancestor, immigrant church planter Jacob Boehm. Several scanning stations will be set up in the church to scan photos and ephemera that can be titled and archived, while descendants receive digital copies. Read more