Two centuries in the history of the Presbyterian Church, Jamaica, L.I. the oldest existing church, of the Presbyterian name, in America by James Madison MacDonald

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Published by Robert Carter & Brothers in New York .

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  • First Presbyterian Church (Jamaica, N.Y.),
  • Presbyterian Church -- New York (N.Y.) -- History.,
  • Jamaica (New York, N.Y.) -- History.

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Statementby James M. MacDonald ... With an appendix, containing discourses delivered, and an account of the services held, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the founding of said church, on the 7th, 8th and 9th days of January, 1862.
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Pagination329 p. :
Number of Pages329
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The century saw the formation of additional denominations, such as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the United Presbyterian Church of North America.

When the country could not reconcile the issue of slavery and the federal union, the southern Presbyterians split from the PCUSA, forming the PCCSA inwhich became the Presbyterian.

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), lacking index. Text (portion of index unrelated to Jamaica) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. InFirst Presbyterian Church in Jamaica is celebrating its th anniversary, making it the longest continually serving Presbyterian church in the United States.

Today, it is a diverse congregation serving a multicultural urban community, but the historic sanctuary, only the second one used by the congregation and still in use today.

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The unsung heroes of Plymouth's seafaring story are undoubtedly, however, the men and women of the Royal National. It was organized inand its history is ably told by its pastor, James Madison McDonald (), who wrote two books on the subject: 1) A Sketch of the History of the Presbyterian Church, in Jamaica, L.I.

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Archibald Riddell was a 17th-century Presbyterian church minister in Scotland and America. His name is sometimes spelled Riddel. He preached at conventicles in a time when such actions were considered high treason. He was imprisoned on the Bass Rock and was later banished to New Jersey.

HANDBOOK OF JAMAICA CHURCH AND CLERGY. A quote from the book: "On account of the size of the Handbook, it has been necessary to leave out the interesting accounts of the early history of the Churches, for which the reader is referred to the Handbook of " PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF JAMAICA.

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Several more detailed accounts were, in fact, collected and published as an appendix to James M. MacDonald's Two Centuries in the History of the Presbyterian Church, Jamaica, L. (New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, ), – The Moravian Church was the first denomination that seriously undertook the teaching of Christianity to the slaves.

In two wealthy plantation owners living in England invited the Moravians to send missionaries to their estates in Jamaica. They are still active today especially in the parishes of Manchester, Saint Elizabeth, and Westmoreland.

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