Chestnut Street Presbyterian Church

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Chestnut Street Presbyterian Church was a Presbyterian congregation formerly located in what is now downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

History[edit]

The church was incorporated under the name Chestnut Street Presbyterian Church on February 25, 1848.[1] In 1876, the church's name was changed to Broadway Tabernacle Presbyterian Church.

Dr. A. B. Simpson pastored the church from 1874 to 1879. He would later found the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

Pastors[edit]

1849?-1858? Leroy Jones Halsey
1870-1874 Dr. Gilbert H. Robertson[2]
1874-1879 Dr. Albert Benjamin Simpson[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky (1876). Acts of the General assembly of the commonwealth of Kentucky, passed, Volume 1. Commonwealth of Kentucky. Retrieved December 28, 2009. 
  2. ^ The biographical record of De Kalb County, Illinois. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. Retrieved December 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ "The Christian and Missionary Alliance of New Zealand Timeline (1840-1900)". The Christian and Missionary Alliance of New Zealand. Retrieved December 28, 2009.