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January 17, 2020
Gerald W. Gillette, ca. 1990. [Pearl ID: 6573]

One year ago I was honored to write remembrances about two pillars of the Presbyterian Historical Society who had passed away within a few weeks of each other. William B. Miller, the Executive Director and my predecessor, joined the Church...

January 14, 2020

The Presbyterian Historical Society is pleased to award four Heritage Preservation Grants to PC(USA) congregations in 2020. The winners come from four states:

Handsboro Presbyterian Church (Gulfport, Miss.) -- organized 1877
United Presbyterian Church (Sackets Harbor, N.Y.) -- organized 1816
Graham Presbyterian Church (North Vernon, Ind.) -- organized 1817
...

January 7, 2020

Here are some highlights of our work in the tail end of 2019!

Visitors

In the fourth quarter we had 143 research visits, bringing us to 924 for the year; this marks the fourth straight year of dramatically increased use of PHS's resources, representing 144% of our 2015 workload.

Among our building visitors in November were Dr. Cheol Seung Kim and colleagues from the ...

December 19, 2019

--by Nancy J. Taylor, Acting Executive Director

We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul (Hebrews 6:19)

This has been a year of change at the Presbyterian Historical Society, with a leadership transition and questions about our future sustainability requiring us to work in new, and sometimes unforeseen, ways. Despite such challenges, I am pleased to tell you we have held fast to our core mission and our recent ...

December 16, 2019

PHS is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for all operations and programs.

The Executive Director is responsible for collecting, preserving, interpreting, and sharing the story of American Presbyterianism with mid councils, congregations, and individuals. The position calls for a person with a mature faith in Jesus Christ and an enthusiastic commitment to the mission program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as noted in its theological...

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