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Finding aid to the Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco Collection, 1978-2014
GLC 203  
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The collection contains audio recordings of sermons and services from 1978-2006 (with some gaps), transcripts of many sermons, church newsletters, photographs, newspaper clippings, church histories, and theses written about the organization. In addition, there is digitized material including oral histories, sermons and transcriptions.
The Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco (MCCSF) held its first worship service on February 22, 1970 in the upper room of Jackson's Bar conducted by Rev. Howard Wells. The church was chartered April 26, 1970. The describe their mission is to be a beloved community joining together from diverse spiritual backgrounds and ministering primarily within the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgendered Community as a house of prayer of all people and a home for queer spirituality. In 1979 the congregation found a permanent home at 150 Eureka St.
3 cartons, 19 flat boxes and 3 card files boxes of audio recordings, and digital files (10 Cubic Feet)
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Partial box inventory available. Contact Hormel LGBTQIA Center archivist for access.