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Accession #BC2016/15
TopicSouth Central Indiana District: Office Materials
TitleFiles from the South Central Indiana District Office of the Church of the Brethren
LocationIS, Shelving Unit #1, In Box identified by accession number.
CitationFiles from the South Central Indiana District Office of the Church of the Brethren, BC2016/15, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessCONFIDENTIAL MATERIALS ARE LOCATED IN FOLDERS - Researchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceSouth Central District Office of the Church of the Brethren
Scope and Content

Computer storage discs from unknown congregation(s). 14 storage discs, unreadable through software currently available in the MU archives.  Topics:

Church history, bulletins 2009 and 14 February 2010, church directory 1994 and roster survey, labels, church people, prayer request forms, 1998 and 1999 Board Meting Minutes, attendance report 1998 and 1999, Executive Meetings 1997 and 1999, reorganizing church officers, congregational minutes 1996, congregational budget 1998 and 1999, agenda 1997 and 1998, and budget form, nursery sign-up, Wee Church 1999, church calendar 1, two remaining disks with topics unknown.

Folder #1 - South Central Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren Office Materials. These folders include but are not limited to:

Ron and Harriet Finney, District Ministers (1998) - "Pastors News Sheet" - conference and inspirational mailings - Ministry Interview Committee correspondence - ordination correspondence (2000) -  Guidelines, Ministerial Service and Membership in a Former Parish (2000) - 2001 SCIND District Conference Minutes, Letters of Concern (2002) - minutes and information for District Board Meeting (2001) - payments made by treasurer without vouchers - District Board Agenda (2000) - budget reports - District Board Meeting Minutes (2002) - Constitution Bylaws and articles of incorporation, including definitions of Sections (and corresponding congregations) within District - Personnel Selection and Tenure - Congregational Giving Report January through September 2000.

Folder #2 - Financial support by congregation 1993 - 2001.

Folder #3 - Receipts 1999 - 2001 (side of box).

Folder #4 - A-C - CONFIDENTIAL - Ministerial correspondence in alphabetical order of minister.  Some of the topics and individuals named; Obituary of John Calvin Bright (born in Liao Chow, Shansi China), 1993 death of Eldon Burke (minister and MC prof), homosexuality within the COB, tribute to Arden Ball upon retirement, Statements of Concern submitted to PMPC (Pastoral Ministry and Personnel Commission), Special commemoration of Ernest Barr, murder of Bill Bosler (District of Florida and Puerto Rico), recognition of Dean Beery, death of Betty Lou Cayford, citation honoring Phyllis Carter, pastor information.

Folder #5 - D-F - CONFIDENTIAL -  Ministerial correspondence including but not limited to; Tribute to J. Oliver Dearing, Personal Style/Program Inventory, Ministry Commission Minutes, correspondence of Carroll Petry (District Minister), Pre-Licensing Interview Guide, ministry notifications, lay-speaker program, licensing renewals, pastoral positions and resumes, Timbercrest dedication program for Chapel and H Wing (1973), non-renewal of ministry licenses, pastor information.

Folder #6 - G-L - CONFIDENTIAL - Including but not limited to; Carroll Petry correspondence, pastor information, licensing applications, performance review, tribute to Ken Hollinger, Mary Haupert article (Markle COB), Pastoral Change Report, Education for Conflict Resolution personnel search, death of Ralph Huffman, death of Grover Hartman (United Methodist), newspaper article about work of Jon Harshbarger (1987), tribute to Pastor Clyde Hylton, applications for ministry license andfor  ordination, 1989 Report of Indiana Non-Profit Corporation, ministry data, Petry letter to Senator Lugar regarding sanctions against South Africa as a way of keeping pressure on South Africa to come to terms with apartheid (1990).

Folder #7 - M-Q - CONFIDENTIAL - material including but not limited to; Carolyn Mosson of the Rossville Church of the Brethren, pastor information, Kaydo Petry correspondence, Ray Musselman article (conquering erosion, 1991), Robert McLean and Eulala McLean celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (Markle Church of the Brethren), Carl Myers retirement (1990), ordination materials, Robert Musselman funeral, citation honoring Nina Musselman (1986), citation for Helen Noffsinger (1987).

Folder #8 - R-Z - CONFIDENTIAL - including but not limited to; tribute to the ministry of John Wagoner, Ministry Commission minutes (1989, 1994), birthday of E. Paul Weaver, Newsletter of the Brethren Peace Fellowship of the Mid Atlantic District (1987), 1970 action to join Middle Indiana District with the Southern District.

Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History Note

Carroll Petry is also known as Kaydo Petry.

E. Paul Weaver served as the executive for the Middle Indiana District of the Church of the Brethren for probably eleven years

Archivist NoteDescription prepared 10 December 2016 by Jeanine Wine.

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