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GCAH 2017 Annual Meeting

September 15 - September 18, 2017
Madison, New Jersey

General Commission on Archives and History will hold its Annual Meeting in Madison, New Jersey on the campus of UMC-affiliated Drew University. This quadrennial meeting will include a special invitation to annual conference Chairs of Commissions on Archives and History of the UMC to attend the meeting and participate in workshops. Official invitations will be sent out early in the spring.

Historic St. George’s UMC’s Time Traveler October Program

October 14, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Discover your Methodist DNA at the October 14, 2017, Time Traveler Program starting at 2:00 pm. Find more details and register online at

SEJ Heritage Preservation Workshop

November 16 - November 17, 2017
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina

The SEJ Commission on Archives & History will sponsor a Heritage Preservation Workshop, Friday-Saturday, November 16-17, 2017. The topics to be discussed include how to do living history presentations, writing a local church history, and how to create an oral history program. More details and registration information will be posted when it becomes available.

UMC 50th Anniversary Conference at United Theological Seminary

July 9 - July 12, 2018
Dayton, Ohio

“Merging Streams: Celebrating the United Methodist Church’s 50th Anniversary” will be held at United Theological Seminary from July 9-12, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio. This is in conjunction with the joint meeting of the Historical Society of the United Methodist Church and the North Central Jurisdiction Commission on Archives and an academic conference in cooperation with the Wesleyan Theological Society. The academic conference will be based on the theme, “Pietism, Transatlantic Revivalism, and the EUB Legacy in United Methodism” and will feature presentations from Steven O’Malley, Russell Richey, and Scott Kisker, among others. There will also be concurrent sessions for paper presentations. A call for papers will be finalized soon. Consult the events listing on the United website for additional information as it becomes available:

2018 SEJ/Historical Society Annual Meeting

July 17 - July 20, 2018
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Virginia Conference Historical Society will host the 2018 Southeastern Jurisdiction Historical Society Annual Meeting. The theme will be "Religious Liberty in the Historical Advance of Virginia Methodism." The four-day event will include tours, special music, banquets, and plenty of time for fellowship. More details will become available as the event nears.