To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, Pennsylvania state representative Patty Kim worked with photographer Michelle Greene to honor 50 African American men in the Harrisburg area who exemplify excellence….read more
On Sunday, September 24, 2017, the Zion congregation in Abilene, Kansas celebrated its 130th anniversary. Following are Pastor Jay Johnson’s remarks highlighting the significant contributions this congregation has made to the Brethren in Christ Church as a whole. Today we…read more
Thanks to John and Mary Ebersole for the photograph and the information about it. John grew up in Palmyra, Pennsylvania; he and Mary now live in Akron, PA, and attend the Speedwell Heights Brethren in Christ Church Jacob and Annie…read more
by Harriet Sider Bicksler This postcard is another item I recently found in the suitcase of old photos from my parents. It is addressed to my great-grandfather, John Sider, and dated November 1, 1910. There is nothing identifying the person…read more
by Harriet Sider Bicksler Recently, I’ve been going through old photos from my parents, Lewis and Gladys (Bohen) Sider, and I found this one. The only identification on it is a stamp on the back: Bowser Studio, 109 West C…read more
Thanks to Jon Stuckey, director of development at Messiah College, for this guest post. On November 8, 2015, over 120 Upland College and Messiah College alumni gathered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the closing of Upland…read more
This past August, about forty-five people gathered at the beautiful Inn at Ragged Edge near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, for a reunion of people associated with Youngways Hostel, the former home for missionary children in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Former missionary kids…read more
Take a look at some images from the 2012 Heritage Service at Ringgold Meetinghouse, a historic Brethren in Christ church building near Smithsburg, Maryland.
Today’s Photo Friday installment explores the past and present of the former Brethren in Christ congregation in Clarence Center, N.Y.