November 21, 1909 - Leaning Church Spire will be Taken Down
The Bethany Presbyterian Church was organized on April 9, 1880 as a result of a mission started in 1864.
From: Social Services Directory of Newark 1912
Church is in the habit of giving material aid to its own poor who are members, and to nonmembers with whom it is brought in contact in the course of church work. Work for colored persons and Italians is carried on in the church work, also gymnasium, reading room, dispensary, milk distributing stations for babies of poor families. Church open every evening.
Archive Information (Last Known location)
Church Registers 1874-1891. Records in possession of Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania