Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) records, 1948-2001
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Brief Description: This collection documents the activities of Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.).  It includes membership records, board meeting minutes, quarterly conference records, charge conference reports, local church reports, financial records, historical records, bulletins, photographs, administrative records, and audiovisual materials.
Held at:
Centenary College of Louisiana | Archives and Special Collections
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Phone: 318-869-5462
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LACUMC/02/
Created by: Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.)
Volume: 2.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: No further accruals expected.

Arranged in nine series:

Series 1: Membership Records, 1948-2001

Series 2: Board Meeting Minutes, 1956-1991

Series 3: Quarterly Conference Records, 1949-1968

Series 4: Charge Conference Reports, 1969-1999

Series 5: Local Church Reports, 1975-1997

Series 6: Financial Records, 1962-2001

Series 7: Historical Records, 1957-2001

Series 8: Administrative Records, 1955-2001

Series 9: Audiovisual Materials, 1967-1984

Biographical Note for Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) : Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) began in 1948.  Members initially worshipped in a tent, a vacant bar, and a tourist court.  In 1949, the congregation purchased land and constructed a frame building at 4140 Greenwood Road.  This building was replaced with a brick sanctuary in 1957.  A fellowship hall and classrooms were constructed on the property in 1963.  In 2002, the church was discontinued.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.
Subject Index
Methodist Church (U.S.)--Louisiana Conference (South Central Jurisdiction)
United Methodist Church (U.S.)--Louisiana Conference.
Genres/Forms of Material
Church bulletins.
Church records and registers--Louisiana--Caddo Parish.
Financial records.
Minutes (administrative records)
Sound recordings.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes:   Transfer.  This collection consists of multiple accessions (1987-008, 1997-004, 1998-032, 2013-006).
PreferredCitation: Trinity United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) records.  Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections, Shreveport, Louisiana.