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10th anniversary preparatory materials

File contains materials relating to 10th anniversary of Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church in 2001. Materials include planning notes; memos; one program for Safe Harbour church service, held January 27, 2002; one printed copy of the web article Halifax church's mission: offer a safe place for gays by Alan McAvoy, published November 6, 2001; news clipping from the Daily News and the Chronicle Herald relating to the anniversary; one copy of the Safe Harbour press list; Eastlink Community Television coverage application forms; correspondence; three copies of a press release entitled Celebrating Our First Decade of Ministry, published October 16, 2001; and two advertisements for Singing God's Praises? An Evening with Rev. Delores Barry.

A Protestant in their midst

File contains a copy of "Communion Community," a newsletter from C.S.J. Communications in Peterborough (Vol. 4, no. 1), which includes an article by Budge Wilson.

Administrative, reference, and promotional materials for Affirm United and St John's United Church

Series contains materials collected as part of Stewart's LGBT advocacy at St John's United Church in Halifax, and his subsequent involvement with Affirm United, an advocacy organization founded in 1982 that supports LGBTQ members of the United Church of Canada. Stewart was involved in the process of achieving Affirmed status for St John's United Church through the Affirming Ministries Program. Series contains articles, essays, and pamphlets regarding homosexuality and religion; informational documents associated with Affirm United and the Affirmation Congregation Program; manuals and other reference materials relating to the operation of Affirmed congregations; correspondence; issues of Consensus, the Affirm United newsletter; and issues of Open Hands, a journal published by Affirmations: United Methodists for Lesbian/Gay Concerns.

Affirm United 10th anniversary pin

File contains two lapel pins produced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Affirm United, an LGBT advocacy group with the United Church. Pins are in the shape of a pink triangle overlapping a navy blue oval, outlined in gold. Text on pins reads "1982—1992".

Affirm United flyers and reference materials

File contains flyers for Affirm United; one poster for Jesus for the Non-Religious, a lecture with the Right Reverend Bishop John Shelby Spong; pamphlets on homosexuality and the churchs; one cartoon about gay bashing; one pamphlet for St John;'s United Church; and one copy of the essay Supporting Our Gay Loved Ones : A Parents FLAG Perspective.

Affirm United reference materials

File contains reference materials relating to the operations of Affirm United. Materials include informational documents relating to Affirm mission and how churches can become a part of the organization, as well as articles, essays, and pamphlets regarding LGBT issues and Christianity.

Affirm United reference materials, correspondence

File contains one copy of appendix A of the PCPMM Accountability Report to General Council Executive, one copy of the Grace United Church Strategic Framework, one copy of Open Hearts : Resources for Affirming Ministries in The United Church of Canada, one copy of the Heterosexual Privilege Questionnaire; and correspondence.

AIDS-Link records

Series contains materials related to AIDS-LINK, a volunteer-based project operated by CARAS to institute interfaith pastoral services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The project was launched in 1996 and ceased operations in the early 2000s.

A.J. William Myers fonds

  • MS-2-442, Boxes 1-3
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1974
Fonds comprises records documenting Alexander Myers' work as a pastor and writing on the subject of religious education. Record types include diaries; correspondence; manuscripts; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; and photographs.

Myers, A.J. Williams

Alan (Al) Roy Stewart fonds

  • MS-15-21
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2019
Fonds contains materials collected by Al Stewart as part of his involvement in the Maritime leather community, his LGBT advocacy work at Saint John's United Church in Halifax, and his involvement in the broader LGBT community in Nova Scotia. Leather community records document the activities of the TightRope leather brotherhood, Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] contests, and other leather groups across Canada and the United States. Materials include administrative records, photographs, promotional materials, correspondence, newsletters, and catalogues. United Church materials primarily relate to Stewart's efforts to attain Affirmed status for St. John's United Church, and include reference materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Fonds also contains objects and ephemera related to the leather community, Affirm, and Stewart's membership in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union [NSGEU], as well as personal photographs, correspondence, and LGBT publications.

Stewart, Alan Roy

Alexander Kerr's notes and sermons

Series contains notes and sermons (typewritten and handwritten) by Kerr on loose pages or in notebooks. There are several complete and draft sermons on various themes, and almost all of the material is of a religious nature.

Alexander Kerr's print and publication records

Series contains published works by Alexander E. Kerr, primarily on religious subjects. There is also a large volume of Christian literature as well as pamphlets from his travels in Canada. Other records include Dalhousie University pamphlets and programmes.

Articles, essays, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings regarding homosexuality and religion

File contains articles, essays, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings discussing issues related to homosexuality and its relationship to Christianity. Materials primarily relate to liturgical debates surrounding the sinfulness of homosexuality and pastoral care for congregants with HIV/AIDS. Materials include the complete September, 1990 issue of The United Church Observer; one complete copy of the second printing of Homosexual catholics : a new primer for discussion, published by Dignity, Inc; and excerpts from the newsletters Youth Update, The Self-Help Newsletter, and Resources for Liturgy, among other publications.

Audio recordings by Marvin Burke on Negro Music in Nova Scotia

File contains two audio reels (0.7 cm tape), recorded by Marvin Burke, documenting black music in Nova Scotia. Tapes include recordings of The New Road Community Group (March 21, 1967), The Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Seaview Baptist Church (March 26, 1967), and Seaview Baptist Church, Africville (May 21, 1967).

Bible study materials

File contains one copy of What the Bible Does and Doesn't Say About Homosexuality: Bible Study Course Material for Safe Harbour; one program for Safe Harbour Church service dated January 21, 2001; and notes.

Bob Fougere fonds

  • MS-15-18
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2017
Fonds contains materials collected by LGBTQ+ activist Bob Fougere pertaining to his activism in Halifax. Records in fonds document Fougere's work as coordinator of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project [NSRAP], including NSRAP's participation in the Halifax Rainbow Health Project and its health care advocacy work on behalf of transgender Nova Scotians. Materials also document Fougere's roles as board member at Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church, and facilitator the Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youth Project support group. Materials in fonds include correspondence, pamphlets, essays, studies, clippings, reports, meeting minutes, conference materials, and ephemera.

Fougere, Bob

Byron Ulric Hatfield Photograph Collection

  • MS-2-781
  • Collection
  • [before 1949]
Collection contains seventy-seven glass plate lantern slides created by Byron Ulric Hatfield in Nova Scotia during the early twentieth century. Hatfield took photographs of coastal landscapes, churches and other buildings, and people working and in social settings. He also photographed published illustrations of Acadian life, including several illustrations of scenes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie." Hatfield developed his own photographs and created "magic lantern" slides to use in an illustrated lecture titled "The Land of Evangeline: The Land of Romance, Legend, and Picturesque Beauty." He gave lectures in various locations throughout the eastern United States.

Hatfield, Byron Ulric

Clergy Credentials and Concerns Committee, Eastern Canadian District general council records

File contains one draft of the proposed credentialling process process for the Clergy Credentials and Concerns Committee and associated correspondence. File also includes newsletters, notes, and correspondence from the Eastern Canadian District of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches.

Clippings regarding the LGBT community and religion

File contains clippings regarding religion and the LGBT community, collected by Ross Boutilier. Subjects covered include conversion therapy, LGBT clergypeople and congregants, and theological arguments regarding homosexuality. Clippings are primarily taken from the Chronicle Herald, the Daily News, and the Advocate.

Closure materials

File contains materials relating to the decision to close Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church. Materials include financial reports from 2010-2011; letters of interest from other community groups dated 2011; correspondence dated 2011; news clippings dated 2011; Board of Directors meeting minutes dated 2011; and notes.

Eastern Canadian District administrative records, conference materials, 1996

File contains administrative records for the Eastern Canadian District of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church (UMFCC), and materials relating to the Eastern Canadian District Conference, held October 11-13, 1996. Materials include conference schedules, minutes, evaluation forms, reports to the conference, and notes. File also includes general correspondence, financial records, UMFCC pamphlets, meeting agendas and minutes, operating procedures, and by-laws.

Eastern Canadian District administrative records, conference materials, 1997

File contains administrative records for the Eastern Canadian District of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church, and materials relating to the Eastern Canadian District Conference. Materials include conference agendas, reports to the conference, and conference flyers. File also contains financial records, correspondence, notes, workshop materials, meeting minutes and agendas, and applications for district positions.

Eastern Canadian District conference materials, administrative records, 1993-1994

File contains administrative records for the Eastern Canadian District of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church, and materials relating to the Eastern Canadian District Conference, held September 23-25, 1994. Materials include a conference program, conference schedules, notes, promotional materials, one coordinator's report to the district conference, one women's secretariat report, one job description for a district coordinator and lay representative, lists of delegates, job applications, operating procedures and by-laws, agendas, minutes, and financial records.

Eastern Canadian District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) records

Subseries contains records created or collected by Safe Harbour MCC in connection with the Eastern Canadian District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA). Materials include administrative records, financial records, conference materials, job descriptions and applications, personnel records, reports, newsletters, notes, and correspondence.

Elizabeth LeBlanc's petit livre de Cantique

  • MS-2-503, SF Box 41, Folder 14
  • Item
  • [after 1761]
Item is Elizabeth LeBlanc's notebook of handwritten French hymns or canticles. The first page of the notebook contains a short hymn for Anastasie LeBlanc, "quand elle commensait Le Rosaire."

LeBlanc, Elizabeth, b. 1761?

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