1766 Peter Frey dies. He is buried 6 May in a newly laid-out graveyard that will become the Friedberg God’s Acre.
1871 PEC appoints an African American, Alexander Gates, as lay pastor of the African church in Salem. He will resign in March 1875.
1969 On its 147th anniversary Sunday St. Philips’s new home, a brick church purchased on Bon Air Avenue, is dedicated. St. Philips had barely settled into its new church in Happy Hill when it was announced that a freeway would run through the church property. St. Philips’s first service in its Bon Air church was on 18 June 1967.
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