According to Christian Post, in 2011, President Trump told Christian Broadcasting Network that he is Presbyterian, noting, “I think religion is a wonderful thing. I think my religion is a wonderful religion.”
Though he said he is Presbyterian, he and his family attended Sunday services at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City for over 50 years. A New York Times article reported that President Trump was unsure whether he ever formally joined the denomination that Marble church is a part of, which is the Reformed Church in America.
In 1977 the Trumps were married in Marble Collegiate Church, in what was Donald Trump’s first marriage, and Ivana Trump’s second. The ceremony was officiated by the Protestant clergyman Norman Vincent Peale, author of the best-selling book “The Power of Positive Thinking.”
The Trumps had three children during their marriage: Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric.
“Ivana was raised (secretly) Catholic; in her person, however — and in the values she shares with her ex-husband, and proudly claims to have instilled in her children — swirls the exhaust of the Protestant ethic,” says a review from The Atlantic of Ivana’s 2017 memoir, “Raising Trump.”
The New York Post reports that the private funeral service for Trump will be a “Celebration of Life,” and guests are encouraged to donate to Big Dog Ranch Rescue in lieu of flowers.
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