Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) records
Scope and Contents
The Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) records consist of membership records (1940-1965), quarterly conference records (1950-1960), official board meeting minutes (1963-1965), financial records (1942-1966), and property records (1947-1954). A church register (1940-1953) contains the standard sections (pastors, baptisms, members), but also includes additional information (finances, land deed, charter).
- 1940 - 1966
- Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) was organized in 1940 as the Boeuf River Methodist Church. By 1951, the congregation’s name had changed to Goodwill. In 1966, the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) formally declared the church discontinued.
0.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Arranged by subject, then chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection transferred by Monroe District Office in 1992.
- Finding Aid to the Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) records
- Olivia Brignac and Chris Brown
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description