Ordained and Installed this day, August 12, 1783, as the first seated pastor of the Providence Presbyterian church, Limestone, Tennessee. Rev. Houston was the first Presbyterian pastor ordained in the Tennessee Territory and the meeting of Hanover Presbytery on August 20, 1783 was the first meeting of a church court in this territory.
Providence Presbyterian church was organized in 1780, making it one of the oldest PCA churches.
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