Team Name: Commission on Archives & History
Frequency of Meetings: 2x's year
Standard Meeting Day-Time: June (AC)-Jan
Type of Meeting: In-person at Archives Building on campus of Florida Southern College
Mission / Vision: The mission of the Commission on Archives and History is to serve the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and its churches, missions and ministries by maintaining a Ministry of Memory so we may continue to learn from our past and anticipate our future.
Scope of Work: to collect, preserve, and make accessible the historically significant records of the Florida Annual Conference and its agencies.
Job Description: The Commission is charged with the responsibility to collect, preserve, and make accessible the historically significant records of the Florida Annual Conference and its agencies, including data relating to the origin and history of the conference and its antecedents; to encourage and assist local churches in preserving their records, compiling their histories, and celebrating their heritage; to provide for the permanent safekeeping of the historical records of all abandoned or discontinued churches in the bounds of the annual conference and its antecedents. The Commission oversees the work of the Conference Archivist and all aspects of the conference archives
Do you need additional team members? Yes, we need one representative from the Gulf Central District (preferably clergy), one representative from the North West District (preferably clergy), and one representative from the East Central District (preferably laity). We also have two “At-Large” openings and would prefer one clergy and one lay member to fill those positions.
Skills/Abilities needed from new members to enhance the team: Communications, especially social media and website enhancement. Someone under the age of 50 is highly desirable.
Commissioners are NOT paid for their service. It is strictly voluntary. For a detailed job description, visit our webpages on the Conference website located at https://www.flumc.org/commissionmembers20182019. Interested individuals must complete a Conference Application to Serve which can be found here: http://www.flumc.org/applicationtoserve.
Contact: Anita Campbell
Address: 1039 Torchwood Drive DeLand FL 32724
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011