This year our nation celebrates Independence Day in the midst of a global pandemic, record unemployment, civil unrest, and the presidential election.
The Black Lives Matter movement has revealed the long held need for racial justice. As people have fled to the streets to cry out for change it is important for people of faith to look beyond dissent as patriotic, to dissent as an act of faith.
University Baptist & Brethren Church has established itself as a dynamic and progressive congregation since the April day in 1922 when a small group of people gathered to organize a Baptist Church in State College. The congregation — forty charter members — met in private homes and on campus until the first church building was dedicated in 1928.