This digital archive is a joint project by Lancaster Theological Seminary, the Evangelical & Reformed Historical Society, and the Mercersburg Society. Content in the digital archive may be protected by copyright. Please consult the copyright statement on an item's record for more information.
The digital archive is maintained by the Schaff Library at Lancaster Theological Seminary. Any questions about the archive may be directed to the Seminary Librarian and/or library staff.
Lancaster Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology affiliated with the United Church of Christ, is a vibrant, diverse learning community known for academic excellence, celebration of differences across Christian traditions, and creative engagement on issues of importance to our world. Founded in 1825, the campus is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and is known for being the birthplace of Mercersburg theology.
The Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society is located on the second floor of the Schaff Library building at Lancaster Theological Seminary. Whether you are researching family members who participated in our constituent churches, planning a church anniversary service, or looking for a home for your church’s records, we may be able to assist. Founded in 1863 as the Historical Society of the German Reformed Church, the Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society was formed in 1934 when the Reformed Church in the United States merged with the Evangelical Synod of North America.
The Mercersburg Society was founded in 1983 to uphold the concept of the Church as the Body of Christ, Evangelical, Reformed, Catholic, Apostolic, organic, developmental, and connectional. The Society works to provide opportunities for fellowship and study for persons interested in Mercersburg Theology, to sponsor convocations, to engage in publication of articles and books, and to stimulate research and correspondence among scholars on topics of theology, liturgy, the sacraments, and ecumenism.