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SERVICES OFFERED IN WRITING YOUR CHURCH HISTORY

 

I will help you with all phases of planning and researching your church history.

 

When the research is complete I will assist you (or complete for you) the writing and editing of your church’s history.

 

Next I will complete the layout and design of your book, as well as assist you in creating a cover design.

 

Finally, I am available to assist you with the publication and suggestions for the sale of your final product.

 

CONSULTATIONS ARE FREE OF CHARGE

SUGGESTED OUTLINE FOR WRITING YOUR CHURCH HISTORY

 

Introduction

Reason for writing the history

Thanks to people and organizations

 

The Church’s Setting

Photographs and descriptions of buildings and locations

 

The People 

List of the pastors with their dates of service.

List of assistant pastors, paid musicians, caretakers, etc. 

Statistical information of employees (form of payment, etc.)

List of influential board members

List of influential teachers and program heads

List of ministries and Youth Pastors

Music and Choirs       

 

Major Events

Arrivals and departures

Environmental (hurricanes, floods, fires, etc.)

Changes in theology

Changes in preaching styles

 

The Congregation and the Community

Relationships of the congregation and the community

Community events

Social events

Crusades

 

Conclusion

How congregation has changed over the years

Future plans for the church

 

 

 

Outline adapted from an article on Writing Your Church History at http://www.paoc.org/administration/archives/search/documents/WritingLocalChurchHistory.1.rtf