Welcome to Boehm's Chapel

All are welcome at the chapel. As the local birthplace of Methodism, all are welcome here. Our chapel is an official heritage landmark of the United Methodist Church and was part of the Second Great Awakening in the early history of the United States.

Join us on October 14 for the Boehm’s UMC Fall Festival and see how apple butter is made!  More details on the Events page.

Join us for the Fall Festival on Oct 14, 2023!

Heritage Landmark of the United Methodist Church

Built in 1791, Boehm’s Chapel was the first Methodist Church in Lancaster County, the oldest existing structure built for Methodist worship in Pennsylvania, and the fourth oldest in the nation.

Here At Boehm's Chapel

Boehm's Chapel Society

Built on one of the first farms in Lancaster County purchased by Swiss Mennonites, Boehm’s Chapel has stood the test of time and served as a place of refuge for faith and freedom. 

Boehm’s Chapel Society is proud to continue the legacy of the Boehm Family and preserve the history of this beautiful space. 

Visit Us

Boehm’s Chapel is available for worship services, weddings, confirmation classes and seminars as well as tours.

Get Involved

Interested in how you can help support Boehm’s Chapel? From historic restorations to events and weddings, we love partnering with our community.