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Celebrating a Life Well-Lived

On August 20, 2019, William (Bill) Hoke, longtime missionary to India, passed away at age 102. Two years ago, when he celebrated his 100th birthday, an excerpt from a short autobiography was reprinted in the Summer 2017 edition of “History Matters,” the Historical Society’s newsletter (originally from My Story, My...read more

Growing Up Brethren in Christ

Newly-appointed Executive Director, Brethren in Christ Historical Society. See the Spring 2019 edition of History Matters. I was born into a Brethren in Christ family in the country of India. I knew about the Brethren in Christ mostly because of the people and events that happened from time to time.  People...read more

Voices of Conscience Traveling Exhibit Comes to Pennsylvania

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: Landis Homes, Lancaster, PA (lmhs.org/voices-of-conscience) November 24, 2018-January 6, 2019:...read more

New Executive Director Appointed

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, who will continue to serve as director of the Brethren...read more