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Category: Photo Friday
One historic Brethren in Christ meetinghouse offers a living reminder of a tense period of conflict and controversy in the church.
How Brethren in Christ churches helped to resettle refugees from the Vietnam War in the 1970s and 1980s
The centennial welcoming banner. Photo by Dwight Thomas. Last month, the Brethren in Christ Church in Zambia held its General Conference at Sikalongo Mission. The highlight of the conference was the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of…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
Today’s Photo Friday depicts an understudied — yet vitally important — aspect of Brethren in Christ religious life in the 1960s and 1970s: the Church Growth movement.
Today’s Photo Friday post offers a snapshot of an uncommon sight: megachurch-style worship at a gathering of Anabaptist-minded Christians from many denominations!
Today’s Photo Friday offers another preview of my forthcoming biography of Brethren in Christ theologian and church historian Luke L. Keefer Jr.
Today’s Photo Friday highlights the origins of the first Brethren in Christ congregation in the Pacific Northwest.
Today’s Photo Friday post showcases two building projects undertaken to house present-day Messiah Village — one in Harrisburg, and the other in Mechanicsburg.
On the eve of the 2014 General Conference of the Brethren in Christ (U.S.) gathering in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, today’s Photo Friday showcases an image of the last General Conference held in Lancaster County.
Today’s Photo Friday installment considers some early images of the Chino Brethren in Christ Church, a 100-year-old congregation in Southern California’s Inland Empire region.
Children’s ministry visual aids — like flannelgraph — entered into the the Brethren in Christ historical memory through one woman: long-time missionary Pearl (Brehm) Wolgemuth, whose innovative-for-its-time efforts are the subject of today’s Photo Friday post.