Archives & History
It shall be the duty of the commission to collect and preserve the historically significant records of the Annual Conference and its agencies, including data relating to the origin and history of the conference and its antecedents.
Honorary Membership RecognitionSoutheastern Jurisdiction Historical SocietyJuly 2022The Rev. Dennis Cecil Lamm The recipient of an Honorary Membership in the Southeastern Jurisdiction Historical Society is The Rev. Dennis C. Lamm of […] Continue Reading→
The NC Conference Historical Society will hold its Fall 2022 meeting on Saturday, October 8 at the NC Conference United Methodist Building in Garner, NC, at 10:00 am. We will adjourn for lunch. The NC Conference Commission on Archives & History will meet at 1:00 pm and adjourn by midafternoon. Continue Reading→
A few years ago, Rev. Mitchell Lewis wrote an article entitled United Methodism and Apostolic Succession. Apostolic Succession was extremely important in the early Church. Nelson’s New Christian Dictionary, edited […] Continue Reading→
The spring meeting of the North Carolina Conference Historical Society and Commission on Archives & History will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the NCC United Methodist Conference […] Continue Reading→
The Reverend Joseph Benjamin Bethea was born in Dillon, SC on September 9, 1932. He was the son of a Methodist Minister, the Rev. Rufus Emory and Ella Johnson Bethea. […] Continue Reading→
The following article was published by the Historical Committee of Providence United Methodist Church in 1982. The history of the church “moved by the hand of God” in […] Continue Reading→
For Local Church Historians
Resources for collecting and writing your local church history, as well as information on Methodist history.
Read the NC Conference Historical Society/Commission on Archives and History newsletters from 2005 to the present. The lists of Deceased Clergy and Spouses since December 2020 are also listed here.
NC Conference Archives
700 Waterfield Ridge Place
Garner, NC 27529