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Methodist Church


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 163 Records of the Methodist Missionary Society

Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 70 sheets of microfiche containing detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England. This Archive, housed in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, includes Methodism materials dating from 1769. The records of the Archive consist of three distinct groups: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, Women's Work, and...
Dates: Created: 1791-1931

Collection 178 Papers of Donald and Mary McGavran

Identifier: CN 178
Scope and Contents The papers of Donald and Mary McGavran include correspondence (personal and business), class lectures, manuscripts of books and articles, newspaper clippings, statistics, maps, reference materials, financial records, documents gathered to study church growth in different parts of the world, photographs, audio tapes, and videos. They document a wide variety of different topics, but are particularly strong for three areas: the McGavrans' family life, their work in India as missionaries, and,...
Dates: Created: 1906-2000

Collection 296 Oral History Interviews with Stanley Okoro

Identifier: CN 296
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Stanley Okoro in which he discusses his childhood in Nigeria, education participation as a soldier in the 1967-1970 Nigerian civil war, conversion to Christianity, theological training, youth ministry in Nigeria and Liberia, Christian cults in Nigeria, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Nigerian churches. The time period covered by the interviews is from 1951 to 1985.Stanley Okoro was interviewed by Robert Shuster on February 25, 1985 at the Billy...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 417 Papers of Dick Springer

Identifier: CN 417
Scope and Contents Oral history interview and one prayer letter relating to the ministry of Charles Oliver “Dick” Springer, missionary with Overseas Missionary Fellowship in China and Japan from 1937-1996.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with Dick Springer in which he describes his family and their missionary interest and involvement, conversion, education (at Whitman College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Moody Bible Institute), his involvement...
Dates: Created: 1937-1989

Collection 483 Oral History Interview with Francis Sunderaraj

Identifier: CN 483
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Francis Sunderaraj in which he describes committing his life to Christ as a teenager in India; the development of his faith; the institutions and leadership of Evangelical Protestantism in India; Methodist churches in India and Malaysia; Sunderaraj's education at the Union Biblical Seminary in Yeotmal, India, Princeton Seminary, and Wheaton College; the development of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. The time period covered by the interviews is ca....
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 528 Ephemera of Mission Aviation History

Identifier: CN 528
Scope and Contents Correspondence, prayer letters, audio tapes, clippings, brochures, negatives, photos, and slides collected by former aviator John R. Wells, retired Wheaton College employee, as a result of his interest in the use Christian mission agencies and individual missionaries made of airplanes since their invention. The collection documentation on various denominational and nondenominational organizations and individuals covering the time period 1922 to 1989; represented are such agencies as the...
Dates: Created: 1922-1989

Collection 563 Papers of Robert Coleman

Identifier: CN 563
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, oral history interviews, class lecture notes, meeting files and other materials relating to Coleman's ministry as an evangelist, scholar and church leader. Besides Coleman's own life and ministry, the collection contains voluminous material on the theology of evangelism and Christian discipleship, American 20th century Evangelicalism; the growth of Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly in regard to the...
Dates: 1936-2010

Collection 660 Records of the CoMission and CoMission II

Identifier: CN 660
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, transcripts, schedules, manuals, policy statements, magazine and newspaper clippings, curricula, audio recordings, videos, photographs, slides and other materials documenting the work of the Commission. This was an alliance of over eighty American Protestant ministries, churches and business (almost all Evangelical) that, in agreement with the Russia government, entered the country on a five year contract to train Russian educators to teach Christian...
Dates: 1989-1998; Majority of material found in 1992-1995

Methodist history materials.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1979-091
Dates: Undated

Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

Identifier: Small CN 041
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It...
Dates: Created: 1920-1931

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Collection 9
Unprocessed Material 1
Conversion. 5
Evangelistic work. 5
Methodist Church -- Missions. 4
Evangelistic work -- United States. 3
Missionaries. 3
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Missions -- China. 3
Missions -- India. 3
Bible -- Study and teaching. 2
Bible. 2
Christian education. 2
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution. 2
Christian literature. 2
Christianity and culture. 2
Church and state. 2
Evangelicalism -- India. 2
Evangelicalism -- Russia. 2
Evangelicalism. 2
Evangelistic invitations. 2
Evangelistic sermons. 2
Evangelistic work -- Biblical teaching. 2
Evangelistic work -- India. 2
Evangelistic work -- Music. 2
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 2
Evangelistic work -- Study and teaching. 2
Hinduism 2
Hindus 2
Holiness churches 2
Language in missionary work. 2
Liberalism (Religion) 2
Missionaries -- Training of. 2
Missions -- Educational work. 2
Missions -- Africa. 2
Missions -- Asia. 2
Missions -- Australia. 2
Missions -- India -- Social life and customs. 2
Missions -- Nigeria. 2
Missions -- Philippines. 2
Missions, Medical. 2
Missions. 2
Persecution. 2
Prayer. 2
Revivals. 2
Southern Baptist Convention -- Missions. 2
Theology 2
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 2
Women clergy. 2
Aeronautics in missionary work. 1
Animism -- China. 1
Animism. 1
Baptism. 1
Belief and doubt. 1
Bible colleges 1
Bible colleges -- Nigeria. 1
Bridges of God. 1
Businessmen -- Religious life -- United States. 1
Businessmen -- Religious life. 1
Businessmen. 1
Caste -- India. 1
Caste. 1
Catholic Church -- Missions. 1
Charismatic movement 1
Children of clergy. 1
Children of clergy. -- India. 1
Children of missionaries. 1
China -- History -- 1937-1945. 1
China -- History -- 1949- 1
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 1
China -- History. 1
Christian Reformed Church -- Missions. 1
Christian education -- Albania. 1
Christian education -- Bulgaria. 1
Christian education -- Estonia. 1
Christian education -- India. 1
Christian education -- Latvia. 1
Christian education -- Mozambique. 1
Christian education -- Nigeria. 1
Christian education -- Russia. 1
Christian education -- Ukraine. 1
Christian leadership. 1
Christian life. 1
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- China. 1
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- India. 1
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- Russia. 1
Christian sects. 1
Christian sects. -- Nigeria. 1
Christianity and culture -- India. 1
Christianity and other religions. 1
Church -- Biblical teaching. 1
Church and social problems -- India. 1
Church and social problems. 1
Church and state -- India. 1
Church and state -- Nigeria. 1
Church and state -- Russia 1
Church development, New -- Russia. 1
Church growth 1
Church growth -- Africa. 1
Church growth -- Analysis. 1
Church growth -- Asia. 1
Church growth -- Biblical teaching. 1
Church growth -- Case studies. 1
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