If you live in south central Pennsylvania, you have several opportunities in the coming months to see the traveling exhibit, “Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War”: April 13-June 22, 2018: Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA August 19-September 26, 2018:…read more
Micah B. Brickner has been appointed executive director for the Brethren in Christ Historical Society. Board president Emerson Lesher announced the appointment at the Annual Heritage Service at the Ringgold Meetinghouse on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Micah replaces Glen Pierce,…read more
What is your favorite article in the December 2016 issue of the “Brethren in Christ History and Life” journal?
Starting the new year off right by planning new — and improved! — content for the Brethren in Christ Historical Society blog.
In lieu of the August 2016 edition of our journal, Brethren in Christ History and Life, the Historical Society is publishing former missionary Grace Holland’s autobiography, Planting Seeds: A Missionary Story. We are always grateful when people who have kept careful records of their lives…read more
On September 17, the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society is sponsoring a field trip to historical sites in Gettysburg, PA, featuring discussion of the Civil War from an Anabaptist perspective. The tour will be led by Kevin Lay, a Brethren in…read more
by Harriet Sider Bicksler Earlier this week, someone contacted me to ask whether an article from a past issue of Brethren in Christ History and Life (our journal) is available in digital format. This person is a member of the…read more
This month, the Historical Society published two new books: Celebrations and Convictions: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Luke L. Keefer, Jr., edited by J. Robert Douglass and Wyndy Corbin Reuschling, and Living, Simply, Giving Generously: A Biography of David…read more
Learn more about the Brethren in Christ Historical Society’s new blog, The Search for Piety and Obedience.”
Welcome to our new website! The launch of bic-history.org is the final piece in our lengthy process to establish a new visual identity and strong brand for the Brethren in Christ Historical Society. April 2015 issue of the *Brethren in…read more