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The Committee for Women in the Christian Reformed Church Collection

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Abstract

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Correspondence

Strategy Committee -Minutes and Related Documents

Speakers Bureau Documents

"Partnership in the Gospel" Conference Documents

Newsletters

Women's Issues at Synod

File Cards of all CRC Churches and Church Contacts

Business Meetings Minutes and Related Documents, "Cutting Edge" Strategy Committee Meetings

"Her Stories" Book Project

Retreats

Subject File -Articles

Subject File

Partnership in the Gospel Conferences Audio Tapes and Various Other Tapes

Organizational Materials

Joan Flikkema Materials

Correspondence

Minutes

Miscellaneous

Florence Kuipers Materials

CW-CRC Scholarship Committee

Articles and Publications



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Collection Overview

Title: The Committee for Women in the Christian Reformed Church Collection, 1974-2002Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/358

Extent: 42.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Details the efforts of the Committee for Women in the Christian Reformed Church in North America that worked to have all members of the denomination be able to make full use of their talents in the home, church, and society. The committee was not an official agency of the denomination but was made up primarily of people from the denomination concerned about gender equity. The collection details various educational efforts such as newsletters, a speakers bureau, informational material, correspondence, workshops, etc., used by the committee.

Collection Historical Note

The Committee for Women in the Christian Reformed Church organized formally following Synod 1975’s decision to not open church offices to women. The committee sought to engage a dialogue in the denomination of the place of women in the home, in the church, and in society. A grass-roots effort, the committee conducted correspondence, collected information, issued a newsletter, disseminated data via speakers, workshops, retreats, mailings, and the like. In short, the committee served as a clearinghouse for views of the place of women in the denomination from 1975 until 1996 when that year’s synod left it to local congregations to decide on opening church offices to women.

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[Series 1: Correspondence, 1974-1990],
[Series 2: Strategy Committee -Minutes and Related Documents, 1978-1989],
[Series 3: Speakers Bureau Documents, 1986-1988],
[Series 4: "Partnership in the Gospel" Conference Documents, 1983, 1987-1988, 1990-1992],
[Series 5: Newsletters],
[Series 6: Women's Issues at Synod, 1978-1996],
[Series 7: File Cards of all CRC Churches and Church Contacts],
[Series 8: Business Meetings Minutes and Related Documents, "Cutting Edge" Strategy Committee Meetings, 1978-1988],
[Series 9: "Her Stories" Book Project],
[Series 10: Retreats, 1978-1984],
[Series 11: Subject File -Articles, 1978-1991],
[Series 12: Subject File, 1975-1992],
[Series 13: Partnership in the Gospel Conferences Audio Tapes and Various Other Tapes, 1982-1992],
[Series 14: Organizational Materials, 1981-1986],
[Series 15: Joan Flikkema Materials],
[Series 16: Correspondence, 1985-1996],
[Series 17: Minutes, 1975-1993],
[Series 18: Miscellaneous, 1985-1994],
[Series 19: Florence Kuipers Materials, 1989-1996],
[Series 20: CW-CRC Scholarship Committee, 1982-2000],
[Series 21: Articles and Publications, 1979-1999],
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Series 21: Articles and Publications --- 1979-1999Add to your cart.
Box 40Add to your cart.
Folder 1: RCA Synodical Report on Women in Ministry --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Service of Worship and Celebration Material (RCA) --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Booklet: "Celebrating Women in Ministry in the Reformed Church in America" --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: RCA/CRC Speakers Bureau Project Material --- 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: RCA Herald Articles on Women's Issues --- 1984-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Presbyterian Resource Material on Women in the ChurchAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Catholic Resource Material on Women in the ChurchAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Catholic Articles on Sexism/Women's IssuesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Banner Articles on Women's Issues --- 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Calvinist Contact Articles on Women's Issues --- 1988-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Christian Century Articles on Women's Issues --- 1985-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Christian Courier Articles on Women's Issues --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Christianity Today Articles on Women's Issues --- 1979-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Calvin Seminary Forum Articles on Women's Issues --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Grand Rapids Press Articles on Women's Issues --- 1993-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Calvin Seminary In Focus Articles on Women's Issues --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Calvin Seminary Kerux Articles on Women's Issues --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Perspectives Articles on Women's Issues --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Reformed Journal Articles on Sexism/Women's Issues --- 1979-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Script for Play, "Man's Place is in the Yard"Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Sermons by Rev. J. TimmerAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Articles by Marchiene Rienstra --- 1990-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Articles by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen on Women's Issues --- 1986-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Article, "Jesus Was a Feminist," by Leonard Swidler --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Articles on Biblical Equality --- 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Articles on Men/Women Sharing Responsibilities --- 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Articles on Feminism/Women's Movement --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Articles on Women's Networking,Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Articles on Women's Language --- 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Articles on Male/Female Relations --- 1982-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Articles by Rev. E. BradfordAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Booklists: Woman and Biblical FeministsAdd to your cart.
Box 41Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Papers/Articles on Sexism/Worman's Issues --- 1977-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Articles on Inclusive LanguageAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Papers on "The Campus Climate for Women,"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Paper, "The CRC Versus Feminism, 1912-1913"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence/Articles from D.N. Habermehl --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Calvin College Gender Task Force Material --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chicago Women's Conference Material, --- June 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General Resource Material --- 1983-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Material on Spiritual GiftsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Resource Material - Power and ViolenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Resource Material - Sexual HarassmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence --- 2000-2001Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: Material re: WMSF Celebration, --- April 21, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Applications for scholarshipsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 15: Encouraging one another --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: Periodical references: Alive Now --- Jan/Feb 1996Add to your cart.
Item 2: Periodical references: Banner --- July 3, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 3: Periodical references: Christian History (Vol. 10, no. 1) --- 1991Add to your cart.
Item 4: Periodical references: MEA Voice --- March 2002Add to your cart.
Box 42Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Inklings for Change" --- 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Chicago Women's Conference --- 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Item 1: Needlework plaqueAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Video of CW-CRC ceremony at Calvin Theological Seminary, --- April 24, 2002Add to your cart.
Box 43Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Banner Articles Re: Synod --- 2007-2017Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Miscellaneous Articles Re: Women in the CRC --- 2005-2012Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1974-1990],
[Series 2: Strategy Committee -Minutes and Related Documents, 1978-1989],
[Series 3: Speakers Bureau Documents, 1986-1988],
[Series 4: "Partnership in the Gospel" Conference Documents, 1983, 1987-1988, 1990-1992],
[Series 5: Newsletters],
[Series 6: Women's Issues at Synod, 1978-1996],
[Series 7: File Cards of all CRC Churches and Church Contacts],
[Series 8: Business Meetings Minutes and Related Documents, "Cutting Edge" Strategy Committee Meetings, 1978-1988],
[Series 9: "Her Stories" Book Project],
[Series 10: Retreats, 1978-1984],
[Series 11: Subject File -Articles, 1978-1991],
[Series 12: Subject File, 1975-1992],
[Series 13: Partnership in the Gospel Conferences Audio Tapes and Various Other Tapes, 1982-1992],
[Series 14: Organizational Materials, 1981-1986],
[Series 15: Joan Flikkema Materials],
[Series 16: Correspondence, 1985-1996],
[Series 17: Minutes, 1975-1993],
[Series 18: Miscellaneous, 1985-1994],
[Series 19: Florence Kuipers Materials, 1989-1996],
[Series 20: CW-CRC Scholarship Committee, 1982-2000],
[Series 21: Articles and Publications, 1979-1999],
[All]


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