Church Historian Training Videos
Introduction and Job Overview for Church Historians
CAH Chairperson Sandrea Williamson introduces the series, reads the job description of a church historian as found in The Book of Discipline, and gives some brief pointers on carrying out the job.
Setting Up a Local Church Archives-Part 1
Nancy Watkins, a member of CAH and director of the Southeastern Jurisdiction Heritage Center, describes the process of setting up a local church archives.
Setting up the Archives-Part 2
Nancy Watkins discusses methods of organizing and preserving historic materials.
Working with Church Leaders in Preserving Church History
Rev. Charles Curtis, a member of CAH, offers suggestions on working with the pastor and church leaders in preserving historic materials.
Resources in the Conference Archives
Rev. Jim Pyatt, conference archivist and a member of CAH, discusses resources in the conference archives which can be helpful to church historians.
Writing Your Church History
Russ Ford, a member of CAH and author of several church histories, provides tips on the process of researching and writing a local church history.