Preserving Seventh Day Baptist History since 1916Navigation
The Ephrata Cloister is the historic site originally built by the German Seventh Day Baptist community founded by Conrad Beissel in 1732. German Seventh Day Baptists were (and are) doctrinally and theologically distinct from the larger General Conference of predominantly...Read More
In 1843, the Seventh Day Baptist General Conference sent a letter to the Baptist Convention, asking them to consider the biblical evidence for observance of the seventh day Sabbath. In the January 2013 edition of the Sabbath Recorder, the Historical Society’s space...Read More
Review copies of the new version of Don A. Sanford’s A Choosing People, published in mid-2012, are starting to yield reviews in the larger world. The first of these reviews can be found on the website of the Baptist World Alliance’s Heritage and Identity...Read More
Seventh Day Baptist Historical Society
Supporting the Historical Society with an annual or a lifetime membership ensures that preserving Seventh Day Baptist history endures in the future.
We believe we are called to provide perspective for future planning through fuller understanding of and appreciation for whence we have come and how and why, under God’s leading in the past.