We are proud of our history which starts in 1778 when Ichabod Palmer and Einathan Noble settled in the Butternut Valley having come from Connecticut, which was strong in the faith of the Church of England. Immediately upon building his cabin, Ichabod began holding services for neighbors. “Neighbors” came by horseback or on foot from as far away as New Berlin on trails through the woods.
Until 1797, the small parish was irregularly served by a variety of traveling ministers. In that year, Daniel Nash was ordained a Deacon by the Bishop of New York and immediately took his new bride to this parish. He decided to live in Exeter, and his early ministerial acts were... Read More →