First Presbyterian Church celebrates 150 years

First Presbyterian Church celebrates 150 years

in Local News Roundup

Born out of the destruction of a civil war, First Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville has quietly become a beacon of unity and hope in the community for 150 years.

The historic brick church that has remained the one constant along an ever-evolving Gallatin Road officially marked its sesquicentennial on Oct. 9.

“This is a really special place for me personally, and I think everyone who steps in this door has a similar feeling,” says Freda Blackwell, a member of the church for 35 years. “I relate it to what they call thin places in Ireland…”

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