Christ Reformed-Baltimore

Christ Reformed Congregation

In June, 1889, the Rev. A. M. Schmidt was commissioned by the Board of Missions of the Reformed Church to begin a work in the northern part of the city. The congregation was organized by him on the corner of Druid Hill and North Avenue, where a frame chapel was erected. He remained in charge until June, 1892, when he was succeeded by the Rev. W. I. Stewart. The membership in 1898 was one hundred and seventy-five.

Christ Reformed merged in 1931 with Bethany as Messiah Reformed (formerly Church of Peace, 1892). It merged in 1958 to Associate Congregational (a 1900 merger of First Congregational (1865) and Associate Reformed Presbyterian (1787) as Messiah United Church of Christ (UCC).


· History of Baltimore City & County; John Thomas Scharf, 1881, J.B. Lippencott & Company, publishers, Philadelphia PA.

· Richard Taylor, Former Chair of the Historical Council of the United Church of Christ