The archivist of the Minnesota Annual Conference organizes, preserves and makes available for research the permanent records of the annual conference, including records of discontinued congregations as well as records of conference and district agencies and staff.
The Minnesota Annual Conference Commission on Archives and History has the duty to protect and preserve the historically significant records of the annual conference and its agencies. It encourages and assists the local churches in preserving their records, compiling their histories and celebrating their heritage. It also nominates to the General Commission on Archives and History buildings, locations, and structures within the conference for designation as historic sites.
View the United Methodist historic sites in Minnesota.
Read or download Planting United Methodist Roots, a compilation of all the Minnesota congregations, from 1837-2018, with roots in the United Methodist Church or its antecedents.
The General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church has:
The library collection at The Minnesota Historical Society includes some records of discontinued Methodist, Evangelical, and United Brethren Churches. Also provides links to local and county historical societies in Minnesota.
Learn more or join the Historical Society of The United Methodist Church.
Learn more or join the World Methodist Historical Society.
Heidi Heller, Minnesota Conference Archivist and Records Manager
612-230-6149 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church