COAN, JOSEPHUS ROOSEVELT, 1902-2004.
Josephus Roosevelt Coan papers
> St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta Georgia) records

Series 5
St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia) records, 1952-1987
Boxes 28-31

Scope and Content Note

Coan served as pastor and later assistant pastor at St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia. These files contain financial records, printed material, Vacation Bible School material, and other files relating to organizations and activities in the church. The committees and general files contain information about church membership, board meetings, and organizations within the church. The financial records provide information about the church budget and expenses. The printed material contains twenty years of church bulletins, giving insight into worship and activities at St. Mark's. Other materials in printed provide a picture of activities happening at the church. The Vacation Bible School materials show the types of material created and used within the African Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist churches. Together these files show Coan's involvement in the administration and leadership of St. Mark's Church and his commitment to local church community over the course of decades.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by subject area, then a alphabetical order.

Committees and general files
Box Folder Content
28 1 Administrative
28 2 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
28 3 Children and youth ministries
28 4 Christian Education Leadership Congress
28 5 Classes and study groups
28 6 Commission on Evangelism
28 7 Commissions and trustees, 1982-1985
28 8 Confirmation and orientation classes, 1979-1980
28 9 Easter programs, 1983-1985
28 10 Founder's Day, 1982
28 11 Missionary society
28 12 New members, rosters and materials, no date, 1979-1984
28 13 Special event days
28 14 Sunday School Board, 1974-1980
28 15 Tuesday mailing
28 16 Worship and announcements
Financial records
28 17 no date
28 18 1964-1965
28 19 1966
28 20 1967
28 21 1976
28 22 1977
28 23 1978
28 24 1979
28 25 Ledger, 1980-1985
29 1 1980
29 2 1981
29 3 1982
29 4 1983
29 5 1984
29 6 1985
29 7 1986
29 8 1987
Printed material
29 9 57th Anniversary calendar, 1952
29 10 85th Anniversary of the Trustee Board program, June 29, 1980
29 11 A.M.E. Minister's Union and Wives Alliance, Installation Service, February 1, 1966
29 12 A.M.E. Minister's Wives Alliance, 68th Anniversary program, July 27, 1980
29 13 Baby contest program, March 8, 1981
29 14 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church young adult choir program, July 27, 1980
29 15 Church bulletins, no date, 1962-1965
29 16 Church bulletins, 1966
29 17 Church bulletins, 1973-1994
29 18 Church service programs
29 19 Coronation of "Miss St. Mark," program, June 24, 1966
29 20 Easter program, April 19, 1981
29 21 Educational ministry bulletin, no date
29 22 Homecoming program, April 29, 1973
29 23 Hundredth Anniversary yearbook
30 1 Lenten devotional guides, 1986-1987
30 2 Louise Henderson Usher Board, 4th Anniversary program, February 15, 1981
30 3 Men's Day programs, no date, 1964-1991
30 4 Missionary Day programs, 1976, 1981
30 5 M.L. Hood Stewardess Board, 4th Anniversary Program, March 27, 1966
30 6 "Rediscovering Our Heritage" program, no date
30 7 Re-Entrance Day Service program, June 5, 1977
30 8 Religious Education Seminar program, January 29, 1965
30 9 Reverend and Mrs. M.L. Hood, Fifth Anniversary Observance, May 2- 8, 1966
30 10 Reverend Ulric George concert program, April 10, 1983
30 11 Requiem for Dr. Thomas J. Davis, April 16, 1974
30 12 Ribbon cutting and dedicatory and entrance service bulletin, June 6, 1976
30 13 Tennessee Conference Choir program, October 19, 1980
30 14 Thanksgiving Sunday School program, November 20, 1983
30 15 Women's Day programs, no date, 1982
30 16 Women's Day programs, 1986, 1990
Vacation Bible School
30 17 Christian Education materials, no date, 1982
30 18 Finances, no date, 1977-1985
30 19 Notes and lesson plans, no date, 1970s-1980s
30 20 Remlap printing, no date
30 21 Schedules, 1978-1984
31 1 Student rosters, no date, 1978
31 2 Teacher rosters, no date
31 3 Teaching materials, "Everybody Sing," no date
31 4 Teaching materials, junior activities, no date
31 5 Teaching materials, "Meyer's Paramount Sunday School Teacher's Class Book," no date
31 6 Teaching materials, Song Book, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Department of Christian Education, no date
31 7 Teaching materials, "Springtime Surprises," African Methodist Episcopal Church, Division of Christian Education, 1971
31 8 Teaching materials, "Anchors aweigh!" Great Commission Publications, 1979
31 9 Teaching materials, Cokesbury, 1979
31 10 Teaching materials, catalog, United Methodist, 1981
31 11 Teaching materials, Leader's Handbook, Urban Ministries, 1981
31 12 Teaching materials, Cokesbury catalog, 1982
31 13 Teaching materials, "Pioneers with Jesus," Urban Ministries, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Department of Christian Education, 1982
31 14 Teaching materials, "God's People," brochure, Abingdon, 1983
31 15 Teaching materials, "Superheroes: Past, Present, Future," 1984
31 16 Teaching materials, "Powerful Parables," 1985
31 17 Teaching materials, certificates of recognition, Abingdon, no date, 1986
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