The final round of “The Anabaptist Story Lives On: Virtual Museum and Archive Tour” kicks off on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. The virtual series, presented free of charge via Zoom, highlights unique artifacts, photographs and documents that are part of the Anabaptist-Mennonie story. This round of the tour includes six events:
The original diaries of Johannes D. Dyck (1826-1898) tell, among other things, the stories of his adventures in America, including an escape from an ambush during the California Gold Rush. (Photo by Conrad Stoesz)
A Mennonite man escapes an ambush during the California Gold Rush because he had a fast horse. We know his story because he left behind a set of diaries.
Bishop Luis Hernandez baptizes a member of a Brethren in Christ house church in El Cafetal, Cuba. (Photo by Jack Suderman)
Sixteen Anabaptist Christians from Canada and the United States came to Cuba from Jan. 12 to 16 to learn about the church there. I was one of them.