Kentucky Council of Churches Added Records, 1947-2008

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator: Kentucky Council of Churches

Title: Added Records, 1947-2008 (bulk 1972-2008)

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Curator of Special Collections.

Size of Collection: 17 cubic feet

Location Number: Mss./BA/K37a

Scope and Content Note

Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, committee reports, publications, and assorted other material related to the activities of the Kentucky Council of Churches (KCC). KCC’s records detail the internal operations of the organization, their activities within the religious community, their efforts at disaster relief, and their work on social justice issues.

Biographical Note

Founded in 1947 as a successor to the Kentucky Sunday School Association, the Kentucky Council of Churches is an ecumenical organization working on issues related to Christian unity and social justice. Based in Lexington, Kentucky, KCC operates the Kentucky Interchurch Disaster Recovery Program, Commission on Christian Unity, Commission on Local Ecumenism, Commission on Justice Ministries, and Program Units on Peacemaking/Racism and Rural Life Issues. They also publish the newspaper, INTERCOM , which replaced the earlier publication, The Council Courier . KCC includes African Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion, Baptist, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches, among other denominations. As of 2010, they were still active with a membership of over 800,000 individuals.

Folder List

Box 1: Judicatory Files

Folder 1: AME

Folder 2: AME Zion

Folder 3: Central Baptist Church

Folder 4: Christian Church in Kentucky

Folder 5: CME

Folder 6: Church Women United

Folder 7: Church Women United Lexington

Folder 8: Church Women United Louisville

Folder 9: Cumberland Presbyterian

Folder 10: Christian Church in Kentucky (Disciples of Christ)

Folder 11: Episcopal Dioceses of Lexington

Folder 12: Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky

Folder 13: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Folder 14: Lutheran Church in America: Indiana-Kentucky Synod

Folder 15: Presbyterian Church Synod of Covenant – UPC USA

Folder 16: Presbyterian Church Presbytery of Louisville, Union

Folder 17: Synod of Living Waters – PCUSA

Folder 18: Presbyterian Transylvania Union

Folder 19: Presbyterian Synod of the Covenant

Folder 20: Presbyterian Louisville Union

Folder 21: Presbyterian Louisville

Folder 22: Presbyterian Church Presbytery of Pennsylvania, Union

Folder 23: Presbyterian Church Presbytery of Western Kentucky, Union

Folder 24: Presbyterian Western Kentucky

Folder 25: Presbyterian

Folder 26: Salvation Army

Folder 27: United Church of Christ (Indiana-Kentucky conf.)

Folder 28: United Church of Christ (Ohio conf.)

Folder 29: United Methodist Church Kentucky Conference

Folder 30: United Methodist Church Louisville Conference

Folder 31: United Methodist Louisville Conference

Folder 32: United Methodist Memphis Conference

Folder 33: United Methodist Church Red Bird Missionary Conference

Box 2: Judicatory files, cont.; Committee Files

Folder 34: United Presbyterian Church in the USA

Folder 35: Walnut Hill ECU Church

Folder 36: Committee on personnel and nominations

Folder 37: Nominating committee

Folder 38: Committee on policy and structure

Folder 39: Committee on policy and structure (old file)

Folder 40: Policy and structure 3-30

Folder 41: Policy and structure

Folder 42: Investment committee, 1994

Folder 43: Thomas McKinnon Securities Inc.

Folder 44: Initial Contract and W-9

Folder 45: Citizens Fidelity Employees Benefits Newsletter

Folder 46: Citizens Fidelity Correspondence

Folder 47: Citizens Fidelity deposit/fee, credits/debits

Folder 48: Citizens Fidelity bound reports

Folder 49: Investment Committee, 1993

Folder 50: Budget and Finance Investment Committee, 1991

Folder 51: Standing Committee on Budget and Finance, 1994

Folder 52: Standing Committee on Budget and Finance, 1993

Folder 53: Budget and Finance Investment Committee, 1992

Folder 54: Budget and Finance, 1992

Folder 55: Budget and Finance correspondence, 1990

Folder 56: Budget and Finance meeting notices, 1990

Folder 57: Budget and Finance minutes, 1990

Folder 58: Investment Committee budget and finance

Folder 59: Budget and Finance program budgets

Folder 60: Budget and Finance feasibility study proposals

Folder 61: Budget and Finance Roster Changes

Folder 62: Budget and Finance Bound Reports, 1989-1990

Folder 63: Budget and Finance, 1989

Folder 64: Budget and Finance, 1988

Box 3: Committee files: Investment, Budget, & Finance

Folder 65: Budget and Finance, 1984

Folder 66: Budget and Finance Committee

Folder 67: Portfolio Manager Prospects

Folder 68: Portfolio Manager – Merrill Lynch

Folder 69: Budget and Finance, 1987

Folder 70: Budget and Finance Committee, 1986

Folder 71: Banks Signature Authorizations, 1983

Folder 72: Investment Committee, 1995

Folder 73: Investment Committee, 1996

Folder 74: Investment, 1997

Folder 75: Investments, 1998

Folder 76: Investments, 1999

Folder 77: Investments, 2000

Folder 78: Friends, 1995

Folder 79: Friends, 1996

Folder 80: 1996 audit

Folder 81: Standing Committee on Budget and Finance, 1995

Folder 82: Budget and Finance, 1996

Folder 83: Budget and Finance, 1997

Folder 84: Budget and Finance, 1998

Folder 85: Budget and Finance, 1999

Folder 86: Budget and Finance, 2000

Box 4: Nominations & Personnel Committee / Commission on Religion and Public Policy

Folder 87: Standing Committee on Personnel and Nominations, 1991

Folder 88: Nominations and Personnel, 1992

Folder 89: Standing Committee on Nominations and Personnel, 1993

Folder 90: Standing Committee on Personnel and Nominations, 1994

Folder 91: Standing Committee on Nominations and Personnel, 1995

Folder 92: Personnel and Nominations, 1997

Folder 93: Personnel and Nominations, 1998

Folder 94: Nominations and Personnel, 1999

Folder 95: Nominations and Personnel, 2000

Folder 96: Commission on Religion and Public Policy, 1990

Folder 97: Commission on Religion and Public Policy, 1990, part 2

Folder 98: Religion and Public Policy

Folder 99: Assault Weapons- peacemaking

Folder 100: Pittston Coal Strike

Folder 101: Congress of the United States, 1st – 6th Kentucky Districts

Folder 102: AIDS

Folder 103: DUI legislation

Folder 104: Food

Folder 105: 1St Kentucky Faith and Order Conference

Folder 106: Interfaith

Folder 107: 1992 Kentucky General Assembly

Folder 108: 1992 Day at the Legislature

Folder 109: 1991 CORPP

Folder 110: 1992 CORPP

Box 5: Commission on Religion and Public Policy (CORPP) files

Folder 111: CORPP agendas-minutes

Folder 112: CORPP reference materials

Folder 113: CORPP meeting notices and memos

Folder 114: CORPP solid waste act

Folder 115: James S. Turpin, Jr. remarks

Folder 116: Correspondence

Folder 117: January 1990 Kentucky General Assembly

Folder 118: CORPP old file

Folder 119: CORPP old file, part 2

Folder 120: Integrating Ecumenical Potential within Judicatory Level & Denominational Functions

Folder 121: Annual Assembly, 1996-1967

Folder 122: Assembly, 1971

Folder 123: General Correspondence, 1974

Folder 124: Day at the Legislature, miscellaneous

Folder 125: Commission on Justice Ministries, Capital punishment study guide

Folder 126: Day at the Legislature, 1996

Folder 127: Day at the Legislature, 1996, part2

Folder 128: KCC policy statements and resolutions

Folder 129: Commission on Justice Ministries, 1993

Folder 130: Day at the Legislature, 1994

Folder 131: Day at the Legislature, 1998

Folder 132: Commission on Justice Ministries, 1994

Folder 133: Commission on Justice Ministries, 1995

Folder 134: Reconciling Differences

Folder 135: Day at the Legislature, 1996

Folder 136: Justice Ministries, 1996

Folder 137: Justice Ministries, 1997

Folder 138: Justice Ministries, 1998

Folder 139: Justice Ministries, 1999

Box 6: Christian Unity

Folder 140: Christian Unity, 1998-1990

Folder 141: Christian Unity Conference – Ministry

Folder 142: Copy for Ministry Booklet

Folder 143: Eucharist and Baptism Book Orders

Folder 144: Commission on Christian Unity

Folder 145: Commission on Christian Unity, part 2.

Folder 146: Christian Unity Conference, 1985

Folder 147: X.U. Conference, 1985

Folder 148: Commission on Christian Unity, 1982 & older

Folder 149: Program Copy Master, R/UWC

Folder 150: Rural Life Issues Task Force, 1989

Folder 151: Rural Life Issues

Folder 152: Kentucky Rural Women’s Conference, 1989

Folder 153: Rural Life Issues Conference, May 1986

Box 7: Rural Life, CORPP, Policy & Structure

Folder 154: Rural Life Issues Conference, September 1986

Folder 155: CORPP – A Day at the Legislature, 1990

Folder 156: CORPP, 1988 General Assembly

Folder 157: Legislative Conference, Feb. 1988

Folder 158: CORPP, Legislative Networking – “Enlarging the Conversation”

Folder 159: CORPP, 1986 Legislative Session

Folder 160: Day at the Legislature, 1990

Folder 161: 21st Century Planning Committee, Policy & Structure

Folder 162: Policy & Structure, 2000

Folder 163: Policy & Structure, 1999

Folder 164: Policy & Structure, 1998

Folder 165: Policy & Structure, 1997

Folder 166: Policy & Structure, 1996

Folder 167: Standing Committee on Policy & Structure, 1995

Folder 168: Standing Committee on Policy & Structure, 1994

Folder 169: Standing Committee on Policy & Structure, 1993

Folder 170: Standing Committee on Policy & Structure, 1992

Folder 171: Standing Committee on Policy & Structure, 1991

Folder 172: Policy & Structure, 1990

Folder 173: Public Education and Religion, 1999

Folder 174: Religion and Public Education

Folder 175: Commission on Local Ecumenism, 2000

Folder 176: Commission on Local Ecumenism, 1991-1994

Folder 177: Commission on Local Ecumenism, 1995

Folder 178: Commission on Local Ecumenism, 1996-1998

Folder 179: Commission on Local Ecumenism, 1999

Folder 180: Moving, 1999

Folder 181: 50th Anniversary

Folder 182: Annual Assembly, 1999

Folder 183: Annual Assembly, 1998

Box 8: Rural Life

Folder 184: Rural Life Issues, Task Force, 1990

Folder 185: Rural Life Issues, Task Force, 1991

Folder 186: Rural Life Issues, Task Force, 1992

Folder 187: Commission on Justice Ministries, Rural Life Issues, 1993

Folder 188: Program Unit on Rural Life Issues, 1994

Folder 189: Program Unit on Rural Life Issues, 1995

Folder 190: Rural Life Issues, 1996

Folder 191: Rural Life, 1997

Folder 192: Rural Life, 1998

Folder 193: Rural Life, 1999

Folder 194: Rural Life, 2000

Folder 195: Copies for R.L.I.T.F.

Folder 196: Copies for R.L.I.T.F., part 2

Folder 197: R.L.I.T.F. Extremism in Farm Issues

Folder 198: Rural Voice, July 1991

Folder 199: Rural Issues newsletters

Folder 200: R.L.I.T.F. survey, 1991

Folder 201: Rural Life Issues Task Force, 1988

Folder 202: Rural/Urban Women’s Conference Planning Committee

Folder 203: Rural/Urban Dialog, Funding Requests, January 1990

Folder 204: Rural Life Miscellaneous

Box 9: Annual Assembly, 1985-1997

Folder 205: 30th Annual Assembly, 1985

Folder 206: 39th Annual Assembly, 1986

Folder 207: 40th Annual Assembly, 1987

Folder 208: 41st Annul Assembly, 1998

Folder 209: Annual Assembly Committee, 1998-1999

Folder 210: 1990 Annual Assembly (43rd) evaluations

Folder 211: Standing Committee on Annual Assembly 1990 (43rd)

Folder 212: Standing Committee/Annual Assembly

Folder 213: Annual Assembly, 1992

Folder 214: 45th Annual Assembly, 1992

Folder 215: Standing Committee on Annual Assembly, 1993

Folder 216: 47th Annual Assembly, 1994

Folder 217: Standing Committee on the Annual Assembly, 1994

Folder 218: Standing Committee on Annual Assembly, 1995

Folder 219: Annual Assembly, 1996

Folder 220: 1996, Day at Legislature

Folder 221: Annual Assembly, 1997

Box 10: Annual Assembly, 1989-2008

Folder 222: NJK, Annual Assembly

Folder 223: Brochures

Folder 224: Annual Assembly, 1997

Folder 225: 42nd Annual Assembly, 1989

Folder 226: 43rd Annual Assembly, 1990

Folder 227: 46th Annual Assembly, 1993

Folder 228: 48th Annual Assembly, 1995

Folder 229: 48th Annual Assembly, 1995, part 2

Folder 230: 49th Annual Assembly, 1996

Folder 231: 54th Annual Assembly, 2001

Folder 232: 55th Annual Assembly, 2002

Folder 233: 56th Annual Assembly, 2003

Folder 234: 59th Annual Assembly, 2006

Folder 235: 60th Annual Assembly, 2007

Folder 236: 61st Annual Assembly, 2008

Box 11: Annual Assembly, 1975-1984

Folder 237: 37th Annual Assembly, 1984

Folder 238: 37th Annual Assembly Mailing Lists

Folder 239: Assembly Letters, 1984

Folder 240: Annual Assembly Committee Reports and Requests, 1984

Folder 241: Annual Assembly Judicatory Delegate List, 1984

Folder 242: Annual Assembly, 1983

Folder 243: Annual Assembly, 1982

Folder 244: Annual Assembly, 1981

Folder 245: Annual Assembly, 1980

Folder 246: Annual Assembly, 1979-1980

Folder 247: Committee on the Assembly, 1979

Folder 248: KCC Work plan and status report forms

Folder 249: Committee Reports for Annual Meeting, 1978

Folder 250: Annual Assembly, 1979

Folder 251: Annual Assembly, 1978

Folder 252: Annual Assembly Originals, 1978

Folder 253: Annual Assembly, 1978

Folder 254: Annual Assembly 1977-1978

Folder 255: Committee on the Ass-embly, 1977

Folder 256: Annual Assembly, 1976, Denominations participants and observers

Folder 257: Annual Assembly, 1996, Summary of goal, directions workgroup

Folder 258: Annual Assembly Evaluations, 1976

Folder 259: Annual Assembly Program Personnel, 1976

Folder 260: Annual Assembly KCC, 1976

Folder 261: Annual Assembly, 1975

Box 12: Christian Unity, Annual Assembly, Executive Board

Folder 262: Christian Unity, 1991

Folder 263: Commission on Christian Unity, 1992

Folder 263: Commission on Christian Unity, 1993

Folder 265: Commission on Christian Unity, 1994

Folder 266: Commission on Christian Unity, 1995

Folder 267: Christian Unity, 1996

Folder 268: Christian Unity, 1997

Folder 269: Christian Unity, 1998

Folder 270: Christian Unity, 1999

Folder 271: Christian Unity, 2000

Folder 272: Annual Assembly, 1991

Folder 273: Annual Assembly, 1991, part 2

Folder 274: Annual Assembly, 1998

Folder 275: Annual Assembly, 1998, part 2

Folder 276: Annual Assembly, 1998, part 3

Folder 277: Annual Assembly, 1999

Folder 278: Annual Assembly, 1999, part 2

Folder 279: Annual Assembly, 1999, part 3

Folder 280: Clergy Gun Bill

Folder 281: Executive Board, 1991

Box 13: Executive Board

Folder 282: Executive Board, 1990

Folder 283: Executive Board, 1989

Folder 284: Executive Board, 1985-1986

Folder 285: J.B. “Black Book”, 1985-1986

Folder 286: Executive Board, 1988

Folder 287: Executive Board, 1984-1987

Folder 288: Executive Board, January 1984-March 1985

Folder 289: Executive Board, 1980-1983

Folder 290: Executive Board Minutes, 1982

Folder 291: Executive Board, 1 September 1982

Folder 292: Executive Board Members Notebook, 1978-1979

Folder 293: Executive Board Members notebook, 1977-1978

Folder 294: Executive Board, 1975

Folder 295: Executive Board, 1974

Folder 296: Executive Board, 1976

Box 14: Executive Board, 1992-2000, miscellaneous

Folder 297: Executive Board, 1992

Folder 298: Executive Board, 1993

Folder 299: Executive Board, 1994

Folder 300: Executive Board, 1995

Folder 301: Executive Board, 1996

Folder 302: Executive Board, 1996, part 2

Folder 303: Executive Board, 1997

Folder 304: Executive Board, 1998

Folder 305: Executive Board, 1999

Folder 306: Executive Board, 2000

Folder 307: Disaster Recovery Meeting minutes, 1977 (Inner-Church Disaster Recovery Committee)

Folder 308: Kentucky Literacy Commission

Box 15: Kentucky Interfaith Disaster Recovery Preparedness

Folder 309: Special Session Bills, 1991

Folder 310: KIDRP, 2000

Folder 311: KIDRP, 1999

Folder 312: KIDRP, 1998

Folder 313: KIDPR, 1997

Folder 314: KIDPR, 1996

Folder 315: KIDPR Floods, 1989

Folder 316: KIDRP, John Bush, 1987

Folder 317: KIDRP General Correspondence, 1984-1985

Folder 318: KIDRP 1986 Funding request

Folder 319: Mayfield/Lovelaceville Floods, 1983

Folder 320: Letcher County Floods, 1981-1982

Folder 321: Federal Disaster Administration, 1979

Folder 322: Disaster Ministries Committee, 1979

Folder 323: Disaster General Correspondence, 1978-1979

Folder 324: KIDPR Final report, 1984-1985

Folder 325: KIDPR flooding conference, 1985

Folder 326: Floodings Conference, April 25, 1989

Folder 327: KIDRP correspondence, 1987-1991

Folder 328: KIDRP Disaster Services, 3 of 3

Folder 329: KIDRP, 1994 1of 3

Folder 330: Florida Hurricane/Kentucky Floods, 1992

Folder 331: KIDRP, 2 of 3

Folder 332: KIDRP, 1 of 3

Folder 333: Paducah Earthquake Training, 10-24-1990

Folder 334: KIDRP June 1990, Disasters

Folder 335: KIDRP Armenia Earthquake Relief, Jan. 1989

Folder 336: KIC Clergy Disaster Seminar/breakfast, Sept. 9, 1988

Folder 337: KIDRP Training Program, 1987-1988

Box 16: Intercom & The Council Courier

Folder 338: Courier extras

Folder 339: Courier, 1997-1998

Folder 340: Council Courier

Folder 341: Council Courier, 1976-1979

Folder 342: Council Courier, 1966-1973

Folder 343: Council Courier, 1968-1974

Folder 344: Council Courier, 1966-1968

Folder 345: Council Courier, 1966-1967

Folder 346: Council Courier, 1966-1967

Folder 347: Council Courier, 1966-1968

Folder 348: Council Courier, 1966-1973

Folder 349: Council Courier, 1969-1973

Folder 350: Council Courier, 1969-1973

Folder 351: Council Courier, 1968-1973

Folder 352: Council Courier, 1968-1973

Folder 353: Council Courier, 1968-1973

Folder 354: Council Courier, 1966-1973

Folder 355: Council Courier, 1966-1973

Folder 356: Council Courier, 1966-1973

Folder 357: KCC Publications, 1947-1965

Folder 358: Ecumenical Courier, 2000

Folder 359: Intercom subscriptions

Folder 360: Intercom subscriptions, 1983

Folder 361: Intercom subscriptions, 1984

Folder 362: Newspaper project

Folder 363: Intercom material to enclose

Folder 364: Intercom, letters sent

Folder 365: Bulk Mail Forms, after 1996

Folder 366: Ideas to use

Folder 367: Intercom leads

Folder 368: Intercom label orders

Folder 369: Intercom general correspondence, 1989-1995

Folder 370: Intercom, 1996

Folder 371: Intercom, 1997

Folder 372: Intercom, 1998

Folder 373: Intercom, 1999

Folder 374: Intercom, 2000-2001

Box 17: Intercom, Racism

Folder 375: Council Courier, 1978-1981

Folder 376: Intercom, 1983

Folder 377: Intercom, 1984

Folder 378: Intercom,1985

Folder 379: Intercom,1986

Folder 380: Intercom,1987

Folder 381: Intercom,1988

Folder 382: Intercom,1989

Folder 383: Intercom,1990

Folder 384: Intercom,1991

Folder 385: Intercom,1992

Folder 386: Intercom,1993

Folder 387: Intercom,1994

Folder 388: Intercom,1995

Folder 389: Intercom, undated

Folder 390: Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc.

Folder 391: Racism and Anti-racism

Folder 392: One America in the 21st century

Folder 393: Planning Community-wide Study Circle Programs

Folder 394: Racism – study guides

Folder 395: Teaching Tolerance

Folder 396: Racism articles

Folder 397: NAEIS 1999 annual conference

Folder 398: Cox & Associates Consulting

Folder 399: Martin’s Lament

Folder 400: Racism – miscellaneous

Folder 401: Focus on Study Circles newsletters

Folder 402: Evening the Odds

Folder 403: Racism – miscellaneous publications

Folder 404: Racism – miscellaneous publications, part 2

Folder 405: Church Burning

Subject Headings

Christian life – Kentucky

Disaster relief

Ecumenical movement – Kentucky

Kentucky – Rural conditions

Kentucky Council of Churches

Religious institutions – Kentucky

Religious newspapers and periodicals – Kentucky

United States – Race relations

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