Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4291
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: LAY PREACHERS ASSOCIATION
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Association of Lay Preachers
The Interim Association of Lay Preachers of the United Reformed Church and the Continuing Congregational Churches was a forum where lay preachers could discuss matters relating to preaching and the conduct of worship, and provided a means of consultation with the organisation of these churches.
Membership was open to all Associations of Lay Preachers within the United Reformed Church and the Continuing Congregational Churches, and to individual lay preachers, not members of an association.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Association of Lay Preachers. This collection consists of administrative material - constitutions and amendments; correspondence; minutes and records of attendance at meetings. There are also publications - booklets of talks and lectures on religious themes, and newsletters.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
The administrative papers have been arranged first, followed by lectures and newsletters.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
This collection was deposited as a gift on the 10th of May, 2001.
Several marriage and baptism registers for certain congregations of the United Reform Church and the Congregational Church have been deposited in the LMA.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: June to August 2010.