Presbyterians of the Past

Archive - June 2016

Presbyterian Church in America Logo 2016

[The following article was originally posted on Presbyterians of the Past on August 17, 2015. In light of the recent discussion regarding the adoption of a logo by the Presbyterian Church in America...

The Federal City, John Witherspoon

Because of the current presidential and other federal elections, news is continually coming out of Washington, which is a city established early in the history of the United States. In 1790, the First Congress was...

John McElhenney, 1781–1871

To be a minister for sixty-two years is an accomplishment, but to serve one flock for over six decades is remarkable. During his ministry that spanned beyond three generations, Rev. John McElhenney would have baptized...