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Archives and History

Contacts:
Chair: TBS

Secretary: Marilyn Steenwyk rmml9347@att.net

Historian: Dan Swinson, pastordan@sycamoreumc.org

Archivist: TBA

Depository: Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, The United Library, 2121 N. Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201  847.866.3909  jaeyeon.chung@garrett.edu

General Commission on Archives and History

Resources:

Download some of these helpful documents

Survey for Local Church 
Mission and Scope of the NIC Archives & History
Local Church Records – What to Save
Guidelines for Creating an Oral History

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Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation

The Council of Bishops is issuing the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward and approved by the Execut…

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Constitutional amendment to be revisited

The Secretary of the General Conference has announced that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently fa…

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Bishop's Pastoral Letter to the Northern Illinois Conference

The Council received the report from the Commission on the Way Forward (COTWF) and discerned our recommendation to the called session of the General Conference in Fe…

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United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. Having received and considered the extensive work of the Commission on a W…