In the early 1820s, eleven African American families, some free, some fugitive, crossed the Mississippi River from the slave-state of Missouri to the free state of Illinois to found the first black town in the United States. According to oral tradition, the group was led by Priscilla and John Baltimore, and included the Anderson, Sullivan, Singleton, Wilson, Cox, Wyatt, and Carper families. Priscilla Baltimore had purchased her freedom from her master, a Methodist minister, and saw to it that religious faith would be one of the guiding pillars of her new community. She also hoped the community would be a refuge for others fleeing slavery.
If you have ever had any doubt of the power of Jesus, just take a moment to read the great things that are happening in our community through our people - adults partnering with the children. Our Pastor, Cedric Portis has been recognized as one of the "Hazelwood Heroes". A group of adults that have made a commitment to mentor some of our young people...
You are invited to worship with us every Sunday...
New Members Class - Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 am Sunday School - 8:30 am - 9:30 am Sunday Nursery Check in - 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship - 10:00 am Sunday Children’s Ministry - 10:00 am
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30pm – 8:00 pm
First Sunday, Holy Communion Last Sunday, Casual Dress
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Address: 9990 Lewis & Clark Road (Hwy 367 & Chambers Road) Saint Louis, MO 63136
Telephone: (314) 868-9600
Third Presbyterian Church seeks to glorify God through the implementation of ministries that provide physical, spiritual and educational resources needed for the strengthening of its congregation and surrounding community.