Religion: Old New York Avenue

The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. is proud that its congregation put up the first building for Protestant worship in the young capital city. It is proud that seven Presidents of the U.S.† worshiped there. It is proud of its great growth during the years of World War II, when the late Peter Marshall,— chaplain of the U.S. Senate, was pastor. When the congregation decided after the war to build a larger church, they decided to buck the trend toward residential areas and stay right where they were, about five minutes' walk from the White House.

Last week they...

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