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Guide to the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento records
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Series 1. Printed materials

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Printed Materials series is divided into 3 subseries. These subseries are: Publications, Executive Documents, and Community Involvement.
Publications include 4 folders as follows: Interfaith Voice, Church Council News Notes, Event Notes, and News Bulletins. The Interfaith Voice folder ranges from January 1981 to Fall 1995 non-inclusive. It is a compilation of Church news and information that the Church published. The Council of Churches News Notes are a prior form of Church news published from 1933 to April 1963 non-inclusive. Event Notes are a combination of Interfaith Voice, Council of Churches, and other special bulletins signaling particular church events not corresponding to any particular publication or date range. The News Bulletins range from September 1972 to November 1980 and are another form of church news publications.
The Executive Documents subseries include 8 folders as follows: Annual Reports, Articles of Incorporation, Executive Roster, Constitution and Bylaws, Sacramento Metropolitan Industry Education Council Report, Board Meeting Minutes, Patricia Hutchins, and Charles Goethe. The Annual Reports folder contains the Sacramento Area Council of Churches annual report to the General Assembly from 1966 to November 1977. The Articles of Incorporation contains the Interfaith Service Bureau’s Articles of Incorporation from March 1943. The Executive Roster folder contains a list of Interfaith Service Bureau church members and volunteers as well as their addresses. The Constitution and Bylaws folder has the Interfaith Service Bureau January 15th, 1963 proposed Constitution and Bylaws. The 1982 Sacramento Metropolitan Industry Education Council Report is in the Sacramento Metropolitan Industry Education Council folder. Interfaith Service Bureau Board Meeting Minutes range from February 1929 to April 1991 non-inclusive and are broken up into two folders. Folder 1 ranges from February 1929 to December 1987; folder 2 ranges from March 1988 to April 1991. The final two folders contain information and memorabilia for Church member Patricia Hutchins and leader Charles Goethe.
Community Involvement subseries of the Printed Materials series contains 8 folders as follows: Gray Panthers, Volunteering, Magazines and Booklets, American Indian Material, Bicentennial, Klu Klux Klan, Apalachi Club, and Community Outreach. The Gray Panthers folder is a youth publication and has articles ranging from March 1984 to March 1987. The Volunteering folder includes a manual and other printed documents describing how church members can volunteer for the organization or in the community. Magazines and Booklets include books and other small publications made by the Church. The American Indian Material was originally compiled by the Interfaith Service Bureau and was included as is in the folder. The KKK folder contains the Interfaith Service Bureau and Church’s stance on the Klu Klux Klan and it’s ideals. The Apalachi club was a women’s organization created to get the wives of pastors and church officials involved; their diary of meetings and notes are included in this folder. The Community Outreach Folder contains program information, flyers, and pamphlets printed to get the Church members involved in the community.
 

Subseries 1.1 Publications

Box 1

Interfaith Voice 1981 – 1995

Box 1

Council of Churches News Notes 1933 – 1963

Box 1

Event Notes undated

Box 1

News Bulletins 1972 – 1980

Box 4:6

News Bulletins 1973

Box 4:7

News Bulletins 1975

Box 4:8

News Bulletins 1978

Box 4:9

News Bulletins 1979

Box 4:10

News Bulletins 1980

 

Subseries 1.2 Executive records

Box 5

Journal of executive secretary S.J. Holsinger, Sacramento Church Federation 1918-1919

Box 4:5

Mission statement 1933-2002

Box 2

Meeting minutes of the Minister 1918-1919

Box 2

Annual reports 1966-1977

Box 2

Articles of incorporation undated

Box 2

Executive rosters undated

Box 2

Constitution and bylaws undated

Box 2

SMIEC report undated

Box 2

Board Meeting minutes 1929 – 1987

Box 2

Board Meeting minutes 1988 – 1991

Box 2

Patricia Hutchinson undated

Box 2

Charles Goethe undated

 

Subseries 1.3 Community involvement

Box 3

Gray Panthers 1984-1987

Box 3

Volunteering undated

Box 3

Magazines and booklets undated

Box 3

American Indian materials undated

Box 3

Bicentennial undated

Box 3

KKK material undated

Box 3

Apalachi Club undated

Box 3

Community outreach undated

 

Series 2. Newspapers

Physical Description: 1 box + 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Newspaper Clippings subseries contains newspaper clippings from January to December 1976 non-inclusive. This subseries was originally compiled by the Interfaith Service Bureau organization and was included as maintained by them. The Articles of Faith subseries are a compilation of columns written by Church members ranging from November 1975 to May 1980. The Scrapbook was also originally developed by the Church and includes a multitude of newspaper clippings and articles relating to Christian activities, comics, events, and discussions.
Box 4:1, 4:11

Subseries 2.1 Newspaper clippings 176, 1982

Box 4

Subseries 2.2 Articles of Faith undated

Box 5

Subseries 2.3 Scrapbook undated

Box 4

Series 3. Photographs undated

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Photographs and Artifacts series contains two folders as follows: Photographs and Artifacts. The photographs folder contains 1 photograph of Bishop Francis Quinn, 8 other photographs of church members and officials, and 1 photograph of a plaque donated by the Sacramento Council of Churches. The artifacts folder contains 1 wall mountable label entitled “Church Service Bureau” and 1 metal printing stamp of a church member.
Box 7

Series 4. Sacramento Ministerial Association meeting minute ledger 1927-1951

Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Series includes one meeting minute ledger of the Sacramento Ministerial Association from 1927-1951. The ledger includes meeting minutes of Association meetings and correspondence, reports and financial statements enclosed within the ledger documenting the Association's activities. An inscription on the front cover of the ledger, "The records of the Ministrerial Association of Sacramento, California from 1891-1927 have been turned over to the Sacramento Church Federation for safe keeping by action taken Sept. 27, 1927."