The first class of five Family History Docents will be training March 13 in the Archives. If you are interested in future trainings in our genealogical materials, and could help as volunteer other family historians for thirty hours anytime in a three- month period, contact our facility.
A dozen theology students from the University of Goettingen and their instructor, Prof. Moritz Emmelmann, will be visiting the Archives and Home Church on Monday March 19, where they will speak with Bishop The Rt. Rev. Lane Sapp and Rev. Scott Venable about the history and practice of the Moravian Church.
A spring “Supporters Appreciation Reception,” with music, refreshments, and information-sharing, is planned for Thursday April 12 at 6:30 pm in the Archives for its individual financial donors, volunteers, and in-kind contributors.
Archives Lunchtime Lecture videos have their own YouTube channel. Subscribe at this link to be notified when we post videos. You can now see talks from last fall by Prof. Grant McAllister of Wake Forest on the Salem Diary of 1817, and by Interim Archivist Eric Elliott on challenges and opportunities for the Archives. Selected videos of talks before summer 2017 will remain at the Moravian Music Foundation’s YouTube channel.
Our next Lunchtime Lecture on February 8 will be “Back to the Cherokee Nation – Stories from the Archives’ New Publication Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees, volume 7.” Richard Starbuck, Past Archivist for the Province, will be our speaker.
Family History Docent training begins in March. Those with an interest in this program, which offers docents extra information about our genealogical resources in exchange for volunteer time helping in the Archives, should contact the Archives at 336-722-1742 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org