This journal article, written by Stanley Johannesen, is a treasure of information about the origins of the Salem Gospel Tabernacle which was the mother church of Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle!
The Pentecostal Church
This wonderful news clipping from the New York Times, April 4, 1931, includes a reference to pastor Arne Dahl and refers to the Salem Gospel Tabernacle in its nascense as “the Pentecostal Church.”
This article offers a few more pieces of information to help tell the story of SGT’s origins from the original SGT: Salem Gospel Tabernacle. It connects the addresses mentioned in the New York Times clipping to the Salem Gospel Tabernacle.
Friends at the meetings at Hauppauge Village Hall, 1955