Collection Info

Maranatha at Riverside Church in NYC

Span Dates: 1978-2003

Volume: 5 linear ft.

Description

Records of Maranatha at Riverside Church in New York City include financial records, manuscript drafts, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, events and sermons related to lesbians and gays.

Hist/Bio Note

Maranatha was organized to educate congregants about sexuality and to offer support for lesbian and gay members.
http://www.theriversidechurchny.org/

Finding Aid

A finding aid is available at the church or by mail. Contact information for the archives is available on the website.
http://www.theriversidechurchny.org/about/?history

Location

Maranatha records are held at the archives of the Riverside Church in NYC. Contact information is available from the Riverside website, follow "About us >> History of Riverside."
http://www.theriversidechurchny.org/index.asp?id=210

Index Terms

Christian-GeneralUnited Church of ChristNew YorkChurch work with gays -- United StatesGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeGays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesHomosexuality -- History -- 20th centuryLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity