General Commission on Archives & History

For the NIC Commission on Archives and History visit

Our History

Part 1 – 175th: Reflecting on Our Past

Part 2 – 175th Reflecting on Our Past

Celebrating 175th Anniversary

NIC Methodist History from Northern Illinois Conference on Vimeo.


Purpose of GCAH

to gather, preserve, hold title to, and disseminate materials on the history of The United Methodist Church and its antecedents.


Chair: Insun Yoon, First UM Church of Crystal Lake, 236 West Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014,  815-590-6282 or

Secretary: Marilyn Steenwyk

Historian: Dan Swinson, 223 North Emerson Street, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056, 847-439-0950 or

Archivist: TBA

Depository: Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, The United Library, 2121 N. Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201,847-866-3909.

Archive & History Wiki Site

Download some of these helpful documents

Print Friendly