Congregationalists (UCC)

Prominent timeline entries for this religious group

Events by Name
Jonathan Edwards Preaches 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'

Jonathan Edwards's sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" (1741) was one of the foundational texts of the First Great Awakening.

Massachusetts Bay Colony

In 1630, a group of Puritans, led by John Winthrop, established the Massachusetts Bay Colony after fleeing religious persecution in England.

Plymouth Plantation

Plymouth Plantation was a North American colony settled in 1620 by English Separatists, later known as Pilgrims, who desired to practice their own religion freely.

Salem Witch Trials

During the Salem Witch Trials (1692-1693), citizens accused one another of witchcraft, leading to mass hysteria and the imprisonment/death of approximately 170 community members.

Biographies by Last Name
Edwards, Jonathan

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is the most influential theologian in American religious history and helped start the First Great Awakening.

Winthrop, John

John Winthrop (1588-1649) was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was famous for describing the colony as a "city on a hill."

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