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This section of our web site has information on how to manage your records, basic preservation tips, ways to celebrate your history and the operations of the conference commission on archives and history.

Basic Archives

Links at the left point you to a variety of tools and ideas which can be used in the local church or annual conference to preserve and manage your historical... Read More

Celebrating History

At the left you will find links on how your local church or conference can celebrate its history.    You will also find our Traveler's Guide to... Read More

Managing Records of the Annual Conference and Local Church

The General Commission on Archives and History makes these guidelines available to facilitate the planning and creation of retention schedules for your annual conference and local church. They are available... Read More

How To Write a Local Church History

By Dr. Frederick E. Maser This newly introduced online version of the booklet written by Dr. Maser is still published in hard copy and sold from the... Read More

Manual for Annual Conference Commission on Archives & History

INTRODUCTION (PDF version)  (DOCX version)  We are pleased to offer the sixth edition of this Manual for the Annual Conference Commission on Archives and History. The Book of... Read More