Now on sale – two new publications. Richard Starbuck’s Volume 8 of Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees covers compelling history from 1828-1830; and Daniel Crews on Bethania: A Fresh look at Its Birth, a reprint of the 1993 booklet on the origins and plan options for the village.
Thanks so much to the eighty plus guests at our Supporters Appreciation Event on April 12. Great music, good food, a beautiful night and good words from Provincial Elders’ Conference President Rev. David Guthrie and Moravian Ministries Foundation in America President and CEO Chris Spaugh.
To celebrate our 1000th Facebook “Like,” we are giving to one of our Facebook friends a copy of the Archives’ produced history of the Moravian Church, Southern Province, “With Courage for the Future” (2002). If you have “liked” the page by April 10, you will be entered into a drawing for a free book on April 12.
On April 12, from 6:30-8:00pm, the Archives will host a Supporters Appreciation Reception, featuring live music, hors d’oeuvres, and beverages. This is a special event to say “thank you” to all those individuals who supported us the last two years: with planned gifts, with annual financial donations, with volunteer time and service, and with contributions of items for our collections. Program remarks, by the Provincial Elders’ Conference and Moravian Ministries Foundation of America President Chris Spaugh, begin at 7:00pm
On April 3, Archivist J. Eric Elliott will be presenting a talk about the Archives and its Family History Docent program to the Forsyth County Genealogical Society at the Reynolda Branch of the Forsyth Public Library at 6:30pm.
Congrats to the first class of five graduates of our new Family History Docent program. The five took three hours of training in our resources and are now helping guests with family history research and creating better guides to our holdings. Thanks to : Mary Audrey Apple, Peggy Dodson, Barry Miller, Johnnie Pearson, and Ellen Wallace. Our next class of Docents will be in early summer.