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June 10, 2017

As Presbyterians around the country prepare to gather in St. Louis for Big Tent next month, the “Hands & Feet" initiative provides an opportunity for Presbyterians to witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ at the local level. Presbyterians in St. Louis have been engaged in serving Christ and their community for over 200 years. Last year we wrote a blog post about the...

April 21, 2017

In 1928, the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. held its General Assembly at First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa, Oklahoma: The Magic City.

The Northern church began operating a mission day school in Tulsa in 1884; First Presbyterian Church was organized in 1885, holding services in a storefront. The city was incorporated in 1899, with a population of 1,100. Six years later, oil was discovered at Glenn Pool and the city grew prodigiously. By the time Oklahoma was admitted to the Union in 1907,...

June 14, 2016
 
--by Kenneth J. Ross
 
On May 22, 1906, the Reverend Dr. Henry van Dyke (1852–1933), Princeton professor, prolific author, and past moderator of the General Assembly (1902), stood before the PCUSA General Assembly
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May 31, 2016

The General Assembly is right around the corner. Whether you're attending GA 222 or just want to learn more about its history, we have a collection of GA- and Portland-related content to get you ready.

Past Gatherings in the City of Roses

At the 104th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, in 1842, the great controversy involved a debate over how to interpret the Bible....

April 13, 2016

The Presbyterian Historical Society documents the experiences of Presbyterians from across the country. As part of our series on regional histories, here are five stories about the Atlanta area collected by PHS.

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Before it was Atlanta, it was Marthasville. Before that, it was Terminus and Standing Peachtree...

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