Tag Archives: Architecture

Photo Friday: Building Messiah Village

Today’s Photo Friday post showcases two building projects undertaken to house present-day Messiah Village — one in Harrisburg, and the other in Mechanicsburg.
Two photos of Messiah Village under construction. At top, Messiah Home being built along Paxton Street in Harrisburg, Pa., in 1935; at bottom, Messiah Village being built in Mechanicsburg, Pa., in 1978. (Brethren in Christ Historical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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Photo Friday: A General Conference in the Birthplace of the Brethren in Christ

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.
A session at the Brethren in Christ General Conference of 1946, held at the Cross Roads Church in Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania. (Brethren in Christ HIstorical Library and Archives) Continue reading

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Brethren in Christ on the World Wide Web

A few Brethren in Christ-related links that caught my attention over the past weeks.
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Writing a History of the Carlisle Church

Some first thoughts on my research into the history of the Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church, which celebrates its centennial this year.
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Of Abandoned Waterparks and Brethren in Christ Churches

What might an abandoned waterpark and an old Brethren in Christ church building have in common? Read on and find out!
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A Multi-Generational Legacy at Messiah College

A charming story about two Brethren in Christ sisters and their childhood on Messiah Bible School’s bucolic campus.
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More on the History of Messiah College’s Covered Bridge

More on the history and contemporary significance of Messiah College’s iconic covered bridge.
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