William Bayard Miller joined the church triumphant on December 14, 2018. When I learned of his passing, I was saddened by the loss of a dear friend, colleague, and mentor who served the church from 1957 until his retirement in 1989.
One of the most interesting things about working in an archive is that you never know what you will find inside records. While working on a Genealogy Research Service request related to the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, Ohio, I came across some unexpected drawings and figures. Reproduced in this post you can see the pages that caught my eye. (Click images to enlarge.)
The Presbyterian Historical Society is the place where the stories that inspire our hearts, our minds, and our lives safely reside. It is where we find accounts of the deep faith, courage, compassion, and strength of individuals, congregations, and institutions that helped shape the history of our country and the world.
As you read in Beth’s review of 2018, PHS is continually adapting and expanding to stay relevant and meet the needs of our denomination in the 21st...