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John Knox

Throughout 2017, this year that marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we are tracing the history that led to the founding of our church through the lives of key people in that story. We began before the Reformation … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (2/20/16)

Scripture to consider: 1 Thessalonians 1 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our … Continue reading

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Original Summary of Faith

Note: This is part 2 of the records of our church’s original charter. Part 1 is available here. ***** Our fourth pastor, William Parkinson, noted that the congregation held to the Second London Baptist Confession from its inception. The original … Continue reading

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June 19, 1762

Today marks the 250th anniversary of our congregation’s official constitution as The First Baptist Church in the City of New York. Begun as a Bible study in 1745 when Jeremiah Dodge moved to the city from Fishkill, the little group … Continue reading

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