Archiving & Records Management Conference for Church Staff
On April 23, 2013, The Ecumenical Library of The Interchurch Center is conducting an all-day conference on Archiving and Records Management for Non-Professionals. The Conference is designed for staff members and volunteers of local churches and community organizations who are responsible for their organization’s historical material but have little knowledge of archival practices. The sessions will be conducted by professional archivists from Columbia University, The Foundation Center,...
Free Online Webinars for Local Church Historians
Heritage Preservation is currently sponsoring free on-line webinar courses, in cooperation with Connection to Collections, that allows a busy local Church historian to brush up or be introduced to various aspects of the archival discipline. Each course is usually offered in a 90 minute segment over a period of two weeks with each week having two meetings. The next open webinar begins May 7 on Caring for Photographic materials (http://www.connectingtocollections.org/courses/about/). The...
Reverend John Callanan Named Conference Historian
The Reverend John Callanan was recently voted by the GNJCAH members as the new conference historian. John replaces Robert Steelman, who was given emeritus status in honor of his faithful years of service. John comes to the position with solid experience in documenting and disseminating the history of the former Northern New Jersey Annual Conference. Prior work includes membership in the NNJAC Historical Society and employment with the General Commission on Archives and History...
Local Church History Award 2013
Present your Church History via Written, Audio or Visual Media
The History Needs the Following Elements:
Memorable /Famous Events & People
Images, Former & Present Ministers (contact our archivist at waltretired(at)optonline.net Prior Histories must be revised within last five years
Deadline April 15, 2013
All submissions should be sent to:
36 Madison Avenue
PO Box 127
Madison, NJ 07940
ROBERT B. ...
Let Us Celebrate Your Church's Anniversary
The Commission on Archives and History would like to celebrate your church's anniversary with you. Let us know what year you are celebrating or will be in 2013 so that we might recognize your church at Conference.
If your church has a historian or someone who is knowledgeable of your church history please let us know. Thank you.
Please contact Walter Jones, Archivist, via email email@example.com. ...
Minutes of GNJ Boards and Agencies Meetings Due
We would like to remind all our GNJ Boards and Agencies to send us their minutes of this year's meetings for permanent archival storage. Please contact Mark Shenise at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information....
Delaware Valley UMC Wins 2012 Robert B. Steelman Methodist History Award
The Greater New Jersey Commission on Archives and History would like to congratulate the Delaware Valley United Methodist Church, Sandyston, for winning our 2012 Robert B. Steelman Methodist History Award.
To see an electronic version of their submission, go to http://dl.dropbox.com/u/60288214/Delaware%20Valley%20UMC%20History.pdf.
We would like to thank the following churches for participating in this year's annual event: Aldersgate UMC in East Brunswick, Bernardsville UMC,...