Author: Duffy, Penelope S.
A gripping narrative of separation, journey and renuion played out against the political and militairy upheaval of the Communist Revolution and the quiet streets of New England. Ultimately it is the triumph of family, of community and of faith that crosses all boundaries - a story tha tspeaks to the hear and lifts the spirit. In 1946 a New England minister, Alfred Starratt, wentas a teacher and missionary to the heart of Central China. His wife and family had to leave China, by Rev. Starratt...
Author: Hoose and Odlin
This video provides an in-depth look at Black history and race relations in northern New England. This documentary tells the inspiring story of African Americans struggling to create and sustain a church in Portland, ME. Former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan narrates this profile of African American history in New England. Archival photos and contemporary interviews provide insight into such high points as the 1828 founding of Portland's Abyssinian Church and Reuben Ruby's Maine Anti-Slavery...
Author: Smith, G. E. Kidder
Lively and entertaining guide ideal for students, architecture buffs, and all who want to savor the peerless architectural heritage of the region. Explores the architectural richness of New England's churches and synagogues.
Guide leading you through Prayer-Action Workshops for the New England Conference exploring interactions with homosexual persons within your church family. 1)personal awareness (share personal experience), 2)social analysis (Why are we as a society strangers to homosexuals?), 3)faith reflection (What dies our faith teach us about homosexuals?), and 4)action (What kind of action does God lead us to so we are no longer stranger to homosexuals?).
Author: Reconciling Ministries subcommittee of CCCS
2 Segments from Oct. 26, 2002 Reconciling Celebration held at Lexington UMC. 1(71 min): Dr. J. Philip Wogamon's keynote address covering his personal journey on the issue of homosexuality, his theological reflections on the reconciling position, and his experience as pastor of Foundry UMC in Washington DC as it became a reconciling congregation. 2(37 min): Report on 2 new movements in the UMC: The Clergy Alliance and the Church within the Church. A panel of persons who are involved in these...
Author: Cook, Jerry O., Ed.
A collection of historical essays, designed to provide a "window" into the workings of Methodism in and through the Conferences of New England and beyond. Written by 8 enthusiastic United Methodists with a desire to share the rich and diverse heritage.
Author: Thompson, Patricia J.
Written for the 200th anniversary of Methodism in Maine, just before the Maine AC merged and became part of the New England AC. History of Methodism in Maine, attempts to be inclusive of the most important events and individuals.
Author: Brooks, Paul Q.
Autographed collection of poems, paintings, and quotes from notes by the senior minister in the New England Conference (minister for 73 and a half years at date of printing).