Tag Archives: Appearance & Dress

“A Time of Transition” in the Brethren in Christ Church

An essay in the latest IN PART magazine offers a first-person account of the Brethren in Christ Church’s midcentury cultural transformation.
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“But Their Distinctive Clothing Set Them Apart”: Dwight Eisenhower Remembers the River Brethren

More about Dwight D. Eisenhower’s childhood in the River Brethren community of central Kansas.
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Photo Friday: Touching Hearts on Shores Worldwide

Today’s Photo Friday observes the 45th anniversary of The Gospel Tide Radio Hour, an innovative, high-tech evangelistic endeavor launched by the then-plain Brethren in Christ in the 1940s.
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Practicing Simplicity During The Depression

A story of how one plain-dressed Brethren in Christ woman provided for her family and community in the midst of the Great Depression.
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Photo Friday: A “School of Brotherly Love”

Today’s Photo Friday installment highlights one journalist’s description of Ontario Bible School — and the plain-clothed Brethren in Christ young people who study there.
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Photo Friday: An Apron For Every Occasion

I wish I knew exactly what was happening in today’s Photo Friday installment!
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Brethren in Christ Bishop Remembers President Ike

In an 1964 interview conducted by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Archives, Ray I. Witter — bishop in the mid-century Brethren in Christ Church and cousin to President Dwight D. Eisenhower — describes his church, his memories of Ike, and the church’s potential influence on the future world leader.
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