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Mississippi Baptist Historical Commission: Preserving Church History

Coming Soon!

This page is a work-in-progress!

Materials to Keep

Minutes
Membership Records
Legal documents & records
Financial records
Records from church organizations (WMU, VBS, etc.)
Church Publications
Church office files
Pictures/Audiovisual materials
Cemetery records
Copies of Newspaper articles
Assocational Records (our office keeps these)
Annual Church Profile
Architectural drawings & blueprints
Baptism records
Letters of recommendation or Request for letters
 
All of these are just suggestions, and every church has and keeps different things.  It's all about what's important to your church.  

Oral Histories