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Christianity

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Ministerial Association of the Greensburg District, Indiana Conference record book

 Collection — Folder S2285
Identifier: S2285
Scope and Contents This collection contains the record book of the Ministerial Association of the Greensburg District, Indiana Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church and includes the minutes of the Association's meetings held in January and May 1878. The next minutes recorded are for the March 1879 meeting of the Ministerial Association of the First Sub-District of the Indiana Conference followed by the October 1879, March 1880, and July 1880 meeting minutes of the Indianapolis District of the Indiana...
Dates: 1878-1882

Mt. Gilead Church records

 Collection — Folder S2079
Identifier: S2079
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of membership records of Mt. Gilead Church of Morgan County, Indiana created by Phyllis Walker of Martinsville from the original record book that was in the possession of Herbert Fields of Mooresville. The collection includes Mrs. Walker’s typewritten list of members who joined the church from 1835 to 1924 and photocopies of entries from the record book that range from 1835 to 1919. In January 1970, Mary E. Sheetz added a typewritten notation and loaned her copy...
Dates: 1835-1970

Nicodemus C. Bigler collection

 Collection
Identifier: L346
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Nicodemus Bigler’s correspondence (1874–1899) with his daughter, Jane Bigler of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. The letters detail 19th century farm life, Bigler’s shoe repair, community, and religious groups in the area, including Dunkards and Mennonites.
Dates: 1874-1899

Paul Herring diary

 Collection — Folder S0640
Identifier: S0640
Scope and Contents This collection includes 97 photocopied pages of Paul Herring's 1873 diary. Herring's entries are in both English and German and he refers to himself as "the writer". Most entries start with a description of the weather and they relate daily activities of his family and himself. Remarks about farming activities are a common theme, but he also describes special days such as Decoration Day (May 30), Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Also included are hymns in German, and poems by...
Dates: 1873

Paul Leach, "The Church of Christ in Indiana" essay

 Collection — Folder S2069
Identifier: S2069
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page introduction and eight-page essay titled "The Church of Christ in Indiana." The typewritten essay is a portion of a manuscript compiled and written by Paul Leach of Bloomington, Indiana circa 1940s containing a brief history of the church, with emphasis on the period from 1850 to 1900 that includes details about the church in Monroe County, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1940s

Plainville Christian Church history

 Collection — Folder S2080
Identifier: S2080
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of Plainville Christian Church, July 16, 1888 to July 16, 1938," a five-page typed essay written by Miss Goldie Witsman, a lifelong member of the church and daughter of founding member James M. Witsman.
Dates: 1938

Reverend George Bush collection

 Collection — Folder S2858
Identifier: S2858
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an 1849 issue of the American Temperance Recorder, “a Monthly Journal for the diffusion of Temperance Knowledge,” being a compilation of essays on living without the consumption of alcoholic beverages. The essays approach the topic of temperance from a religious orientation. Essays in this collection include a sermon titled “Life in Its Origin, Forms and Issues,” by Rev. George Bush, concerning the spiritual nature of life; an essay entitled “The Church in the...
Dates: 1849

Reverend John Fletcher "Indian's advice" letter

 Collection — Folder S3459
Identifier: S3459
Scope and Contents This collection contains one advice column entitled "Indian's advice" included in a letter from Rev. John Fletcher in 1764 and re-published in 1844.
Dates: circa 1844

Salem Christian Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2211
Identifier: S2211
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Charter Members of the Salem Christian Church in 1842," a six-page composition by Lennie Martin Berkey consisting of biographical sketches of the first 26 members of the church (circa 1942). The collection also includes a typewritten copy of "A Great Church is Born," a 1942 script for a play containing a prologue that recounts the establishment of the Disciples of Christ and the Christian church taken from a program prepared by Mrs. Cecil...
Dates: 1942

Salem Methodist Church, Hendricks County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S1908
Identifier: S1908
Scope and Contents This collection includes five programs for the annual homecoming services held at the Salem Methodist Church located in Hendricks County, Indiana (1954-1964); newspaper articles regarding the church's homecoming celebrations clipped from the Mooresville Times and the Plainfield Messenger (1962-1966); two clippings about the Friends Central Academy commencement and Plainfield High School alumnus Wallace Trotter (1962-1966); and a...
Dates: 1954-1966