Title Quarter Century Sermon Preached in the Third Presbyterian Church, Phil
Location Published 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-GEDDES
Book Number 13758
BRAINERD, THOMAS. Quarter Century Sermon Preached in the Third Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, February 2, 1862; on the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of His Settlement as Pastor, By Rev. Thomas Brainerd, D.D. With an Account of the Festival, Sansom Street Hall, Feb. 17th. Philadelphia: William F. Geddes, Printer, 320 Chestnut Street.  Octavo. Pamphlet in original printed paper wrapper, pencil call number on front cover and title, typed slip pasted inside front cover reads: "From the cornerstone of the North Broad St. Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia." This pamphlet came from the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia. Thomas Brainerd (1804-) Presbyterian pastor, of the same Brainerd family as the celebrated David & John Brainerd, missionaries to the Indians. Thomas was converted under the preaching of Charles G. Finney in 1825, graduated from Andover Seminary, pastored in Cincinnati 1831-37. In March 1837 he was installed over the Third, or Old Pine Street Church, Philadelphia, where he remained for the rest of his life, nearly 30 years. According to this sermon, he admitted a thousand communicants into the Old Pine Street Church.
Third Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia