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United Church of Canada Office of the Moderator and General Secretary fonds
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- Multiple media
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CA ON00340 F499
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- United Church of Canada. Office of the Moderator and General Secretary
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97.73 m of textual records and other materials
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The Office of the Moderator and General Secretary (OMGS) was formalized as an administrative body and unit during the General Council Office reorganization in 2001. Prior to this reorganization, the same positions existed simply as The General Council.
The Office of the Moderator and General Secretary provides planning and coordination for, and support to, the General Council, its Executive and the Moderator. The General Secretary has responsibility for the coordination and integration of the people and programs of the General Council.
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Fonds consists of the following series: Records of Moderators, 1925-2018; Records of the General Secretary, 1944-2015; Records of Legal Counsel, 1911-2017; Personnel Office and Human Resources Department, 1946-2001; Records of Program Coordinator, Duty of Care and Incorporated Ministries, 1988-2011; Records of Program Coordinator, Communications, 2009-2013; Records of Program Coordinator, Committee Membership Services, 2006-2019; Records of Executive Minister, Theology and Leadership, 1912-2016; Records of Deputy Secretary, Regionalism and Personnel, 1979-1983; Records of Deputy Secretary, Theology and Faith Office, 1977-2001; Records of General Council Officer, Programs for Mission and Ministry, 2000-2015; Records of Executive Minister, Regional Relations, 2006-2014.
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No photocopying is permitted.
All researchers using correspondence relating to ordination must sign a "United Church of Canada Archives Research Agreement" (Form 25) .
All researchers using these records must sign a "United Church of Canada Archives Research Agreement" (Form 26) since these records may include personal information on church staff, members, or clients.
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Further accruals are anticipated.
Forms part of the "Making Room for Women" project.
Includes: 59 photographs, 1 floor plan, 554 mb of electronic records, 3 audio tapes.