Our Story

First Presbyterian Church of Trenton began in 1712 as a gathering of Presbyterians in the greater Trenton, NJ area. Over the past 300 years, the church has seen many changes both to its buildings and to the surrounding community. In the timeline below, you can explore moments of historical significance for the congregation, including visitations by key revolutionary and government officials and many additions and renovations to our various properties.

Candles
Stained Glass
Church
Praying Together
 

1712-1804

The Church is Chartered

This period marks the charter and beginning of the church

1805-1900

A New Bell, A New Building

The 19th century brought many significant changes to the community, including the creation of the church building that is still used today.

1901-Present

Renovations and New Life

During this period, the church obtained many properties in the area. More recently, we restored the old steeple bell to its former glory.