“Honoring a Legacy, Embracing a Future: Three Hundred Years of Brethren Heritage” is an academic conference sponsored by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College.
The conference, which will be October 11-13, 2007, is designed for scholars, pastors, leaders, and others in various forms of ministry. It will feature plenary speakers and more than two dozen papers related to Brethren history and contemporary issues.
This national conference on the 300th anniversary of the Brethren movement (1708–2008) will focus on the historical development and cultural life of the related Brethren groups. It will feature six plenary speakers and more than twenty additional presentations on the Brethren experience since 1708.
Saturday evening, Oct. 13, following the conference, Young Center director Jeff Bach will lead and interpret a special love feast celebration.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Young Center at 717-361-1470. Registration for the conference is open at www.etown.edu/YoungCenter.aspx?topic=Brethren+Conference.