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Listen to the 2021 Annual Meeting

A panel asks E. Morris Sider questions about his new book of stories

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Accessing the Digital Archives

Looking for an old article? Instructions for accessing the digital archives.

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2021 Annual Heritage Service: Pandemic Stories

Two congregations share how they served others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our History

Discover the fascinating history of the Brethren in Christ Church.

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Brethren in Christ women prepare for a love feast during the 1911 General Conference in Highland, Ohio.

The Brethren in Christ began more than 200 years ago, in the verdant farmlands of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Since 1978, the Brethren in Christ Historical Society has been chronicling this history.

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A Brethren in Christ chapel.

From hymn sings to annual dinners, the Society hosts a variety of events designed to inspire interest in Brethren in Christ history.

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Our Publications


History Matters – brings you the latest information about Society activities, publications, and events, as well as short articles, historical photographs, and updates from the Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives.



Brethren in Christ History and Life publishes scholarly and popular articles focused on a variety of subjects pertinent to the Brethren in Christ Church, from biography and congregational history to theology and music, and more.