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Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction)

 Organization

The Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) originated through the multi-denominational Methodist merger in 1939. Prior to 1939, the district was the Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.

In 1940, the district reported 8,094 “total full members – active,” 33 pastoral charges, and 75 church buildings. The district consisted of congregations in central Louisiana stretching from Winnfield (north) to Opelousas (south) and Pleasant Hill (west) to Ferriday (east).

Through the 1968 merger of two denominations – the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church – the Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) became the Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference A of the United Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction). In 1968, the district reported 9,848 “full members” and 62 “organized churches.”

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) records

 Collection
Identifier: LACUMC-Alexandria District MCSCJ
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the minutes of annual meetings (called a District Conference) by the Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction). These meetings were attended by the district’s clergy and lay delegates from each pastoral charge; it was presided over by the district superintendent.The minutes document the administrative activities of the meetings and regularly include a roll of members, lay activities, resolutions,...
Dates: 1941 - 1968

Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South records

 Collection
Identifier: LACUMC-Alexandria District MECS
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the minutes of annual meetings (called a District Conference) by the Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. These meetings were attended by the district’s clergy and lay delegates from each pastoral charge; it was presided over by the district superintendent.The minutes document the administrative activities of the meetings and regularly include the following reports: religious and financial state of...
Dates: 1894 - 1940