Collection Info

Metropolitan Community Church of New Zealand

Span Dates: unknown

Volume: 1 folder

Description

The file includes the bylaws, circulars, leaflets, a set of newsletters and some correspondence.

Hist/Bio Note

The New Zealand division of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, this church began as the Aukland Community Church in 1974 before affilliating with MCC in 1977. These papers relate to the period between 1977 and 1980 when the church divided into the Metropolitan Community Church of the Resurrection and the Auckland Community Church. More information about its history can be found on the following website.
http://www.aucklandcommunitychurch.org.nz/

Finding Aid

There is not a finding aid. A brief description can be seen by scrolling to #070 at the following web address. See also the related collection of the Auckland Community Church, collection #421.
http://www.laganz.org.nz/mspapers/050-099.html#070

Location

The collection is located at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ), housed at the Alexander Turnbull Library of the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand. For more information about the collection, contact the archives staff. Contact information can be found at the following web address.
http://www.laganz.org.nz/

Index Terms

Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community ChurchesGays -- Religious LifeLesbianism -- Religious aspectsLesbians -- Religious lifeNew ZealandGays -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- New Zealand