The cemetery in front of the church, adjacent to Route 31 (St. James Cemetery) can be attributed to the African-American men who worked for Lehigh Cement, Union Bridge. These men were members of Strawbridge and the cement company donated the land.
To obtain information regarding purchasing a plot, please contact our cemetery at (410) 635-6480.
Below is the pricing for the cemetery:
Tier 1 – Members of Strawbridge UMC:
Perpetual care $250.00
Tier 2 – Outside United Methodist Church Members, and immediate family member of persons currently buried in the cemetery:
Perpetual care $375.00
Tier 3 – Outside, non-members:
Perpetual Care $500.00
*Perpetual care subject to increase annually at a rate not to exceed 25%.
**Grave prices subject to increase annually at a rate not to exceed 10%.
NOTE: Beginning July 1, 2011, all perpetual care monies must be paid at the time of the purchase of a grave.