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Gay United Methodist Church (Gay, Ga.) records, 1953-2013

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/s8449

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gay United Methodist Church (Gay, Ga).
Title: Gay United Methodist Church (Gay, Ga.) records, 1953-2013
Call Number:Record Group No. 083
Extent: .4 cubic feet (1 boxes)
Abstract:Contains two scrapbooks from Gay United Methodist Church from 1953-2013.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Transferred from the LaGrange District of North Georgia Conference, 2018.


[after identification of item(s)], Gay United Methodist Church (Gay, Ga.) Records, RG 083, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Emily Corbin, March 2018.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Located in Gay, Georgia, the origins of Gay United Methodist Church date back to 1914 when part of the congregation from Ebenezer Methodist Church and a group of Methodists from Oakland combined to form the congregation. Construction on the current church building was begun in 1945 and the buildinig was dedicated in 1950. Organ chimes were installed in 1951 and a parsonage was purchased in 1957. In 2014 the church was closed.

Scope and Content Note

The Gay United Methodist Church records consist of two scrapbooks including photographs, newspaper clippings, and church bulletins from 1953-2013.

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Organized by material type.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Church history materials, 2018, undated
1 2 Scrapbook, 1953-2016, undated
1 3 Scrapbook, 1973-1996, undated