This year is shaping up to be a historic one for American elections. For Presbyterians, 2016 has already proven memorable.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) recently elected its first African American Stated Clerk, J. Herbert Nelson. In the contest for the nation’s presidency, the first woman to be nominated by a major political party faces an opponent who grew up attending a Presbyterian congregation, though some...
In 1913, Presbyterian elder Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated President of the United States. The former president of Princeton University and governor of the State of New Jersey came from a long line of Presbyterian ministers and elders.
Presbyterians Grover Cleveland (left) and Benjamin Harrison (right) ran against one