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
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
On Sunday, September 24, 2017, the Montoursville Brethren in Christ Church, located in the beautiful mountains of Lycoming County, PA, celebrated 100 years of ministry. The morning worship service included hymns and contemporary music, a message by Bryan Hoke, bishop…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 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
Some reflections on the recent Sider Institute study conference, “Who’s In? Who’s Out? Rethinking Church Membership in the 21st Century.”
Some short reflections on the 2014 Historical Society annual meeting, which featured the release of “Worthy of the Calling.”
Short reflections on the recent Brethren in Christ Theological Study Group gathering on Brethren in Christ theological identity.
Make plans now to attend this year’s Brethren in Christ Study Conference, sponsored by the Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College.
The event will feature the release of a new book of biographies of key Brethren in Christ leaders from the twentieth century.
A report on Messiah College senior Brooke Strayer’s presentation on the trajectory of the Brethren in Christ peace position in the 20th century.
Members of the Brethren in Christ Historical Society pay tribute to Dr. E. Morris Sider at the annual meeting.
I hope all the readers of The Search for Piety and Obedience are planning to attend this year’s annual meeting of the Brethren in Christ Historical Society on October 20 at 5pm, which will honor the life and work of…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.
The Meeting House — the Brethren in Christ Church’s Toronto-based “megachurch” — celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary over the weekend.