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Faith/Tradition: United Methodist Church (U.S.)

  • Abels, Paul (included in the Affirmation and Reconciling Congregation Records)
    The Paul Abels Collection includes Abel's writings, sermons, and notes as well as subject files that reflect Abel's interests and accomplishments. The collection also includes papers concerning music, art, his early education, family genealogy, and...
  • Affirmation and the Reconciling Congregation Program
    The records of Affirmation as well as those of the Reconciling Congregation Program are held in the United Methodists for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Concern Collection at the United Methodist Archives at Drew University. The collection contains...
  • Barnett, Jeanne and Ellie Charlton
    The Jeanne Barnett and Ellie Charlton Papers document the commitment ceremony of Barnett and Charlton performed by United Methodist Church ministers as a political statement in Sacramento, California in...
  • Bird, Frederick
    This interview concerned Bird's involvement with the homophile movement centered in Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Bunch, Charlotte
    The Charlotte Bunch Papers contain articles, essays, songs, and scripts on the women's liberation movement; correspondence, notes, press releases, pamphlets, newsletters, and mailing lists from many women's organizations and conferences, including...
  • Chadwick, Joanne
    This tape discusses Chadwick's activism in the mid-1960s as it coordinated with Glide Memorial United Methodist Church. It also includes her memories of the New Year's Ball incident. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Council on Religion and the Homosexual Subject File
    The Council on Religion and the Homosexual Collection consists of one folder of printed materials from the Council on Religion and the Homosexual. Larger collections of materials concerning the CRH can be found in the Phyllis Lyons and Del Martin...
  • Creech, Jimmy -- United Methodist Church Trial Records
    The collection contains the transcripts of the trials of March 1998 and November 1999. It also includes newspaper clippings about the trial and video clips from local television news...
  • Cromey, Robert
    The GLBT Historical Society of Northern California holds three taped interviews of Robert Cromey, numbered 95-98; 97-027; and 02-166. These three interviews discuss the role Cromey played in supporting the homophile movement centered at Glide...
  • Durham, Lewis
    This interview discusses religion, the homophile movement, GlideMemorial Church in the mid 1960s, and the formation of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH). The interview was conducted by Paul...
  • Eddey (Motive), Roy Papers
    The Roy Eddey Motive papers chronicle the life of Motive from 1964 to 1972 as a magazine featuring and eventually devoted to gay liberation. In particular, it documents the production of the final, gay men's issue in 1971. The papers contain...
  • Hansen, Ed
    The Ed Hansen Papers include photocopies of his original papers: clippings, a report, the text of a sermon, and most importantly, numerous letters he wrote to friends and family about his experiences and his reflections on these activities while he...
  • In All Things Charity
    In All Things Charity Records include transcripts, correspondence, and other documentation of Gregory Dell’s church trial for performing same-sex union ceremonies for members of Chicago’s Broadway United Methodist...
  • Moore, John V. Collection
    This collection contains personal and education records beginning in 1930, sermons form 1947 to 2006, correspondence from 1940 to 2000, pastoral records, personal and planning calendars from 1950 to 2000, and records of church agency work. Subjects...
  • Moore, John V. Papers
    John V. Moore preached a gospel that reached out to everyone within the communities he served. Moore’s papers reflect his honest, thoughtful viewpoints. These documents contain perhaps the earliest public rethinking on the issue of homosexuality in...
  • Wheatley, Bishop Melvin Papers
    The collection includes a large amount of correspondence to, by and about Bishop Wheatley, as well as a number of news articles about him and about issues of homosexuality in the...