Religion has played a vital role
in the history of most communities.
Littlestown’s Christ Church (Evangelical and Reform) was created
by German settlers thirty years before the Revolutionary War.
Churches were built in increasing tempo and, long before the Borough
was founded, churches were scattered throughout the vicinity. During
its 238 years Littlestown has enjoyed an enviable reputation as a Christian
In 1791, the first Catholic congregation
converted a dwelling into a church. Some other early
churches include Redeemer’s, Centenary Methodist,
St. Paul’s Lutheran, St. John’s Lutheran,
and the United Brethren Church.