NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – A Nacogdoches church is celebrating 125 years of service in the community.
“It means faithfulness. It means people have worked and worshiped and served Christ for 125 years honoring God and honoring Jesus,” said Pastor Steve Newton. “It’s by God’s grace, it’s an example of God’s grace for keeping us around that long.”
The Westminster Presbyterian Church in Nacogdoches formed in 1893. But from that year to 1930, they were known as the Main Street Presbyterian Church.
“In 1930, they built the sanctuary that we worship in and the house behind us back here and moved to North Street,” Newton said. “But they couldn’t keep the name Main Street because that was kind of confusing. So our founders changed the name to Westminster. But it’s been a continuous congregation since 1893.”
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