The ministry of memory recognizes the importance of promoting distinctive Wesleyan and United Methodist traditions and recognizing and celebrating historically significant people, events, and sites in the Oklahoma Conference To support the collection, preservation, and public presentation of records and other historically significant materials in the Oklahoma Conference archives.
To provide services to churches and church historians to help them record and preserve their records and history, including training workshops and other informational resources and services.
"How-to" documents and other tools to help you with your church history projects.
Here are some useful links from Oklahoma sources
Receiving this designation from our Annual Conference is the first step to getting Heritage Landmark Designation at our denomination level.
A church, a group, or an individual may initiate the process, but the Annual Conference Commission on Archives and History must become involved at an early stage. Only the commission can make the formal recommendation to the Annual, Central, or Jurisdictional Conference.Find more information by clicking the link to the left.
A Heritage Landmark is a structure or location specifically related to significant events, developments, or personalities in the overall history of The UMC or its antecedents. Landmarks must have distinctive historic interest and value for the denomination, as contrasted with local or regional historic significance. Find more information by clicking the link to the left.