The American frontier of the early 19th century was brimming with religious fervor. While the human spirit was being awakened in the cities of the United States, there was a special intensity to the revivals of the frontier.
Video: Hope's Design
The Disciples of Christ Historical Society provides this Kirkpatrick Lecture on the 50th anniversary of the Merger and Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
DCHS wishes to acknowledge and thank the following partners for their contributions to the production of this video: Patricia R. Case, Christopher Higgins and Sir Chuy Productions (sirchuy.com), Rev. Dr. Betsy Goehrig, Regional Minister of Florida, and Christian Theological Seminary Library. Photos of the 1948 WCC Assembly, copyright, World Council of Churches, used by permission.
John Humbert (left), retired Disciples GMP, Rick Lowery (center), President of DCHS, and John Dorhauer (right), GMP of the United Church of Christ at UCC headquarters in Cleveland, recording an interview for “History Night” at this year’s General Assembly in Des Moines, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Disciples as a denomination.