This online library provides a sampling of some of the material that is housed in the Missionary Church Archives and Historical Collections. The online library showcases some of the collection's more visually interesting material, including photographs of of people, churches, and camp meetings. The Archives itself houses a large collection of documents, includings books, conference journals, minutes, and conference journals that tell the history of the Missionary Church.
Reflections is the journal of the Missionary Church Historical Society. It is generally published biennially.
Past issues have included such topics as: Pioneer Mission Endeavors; Women in Ministry; Camp Meeting; English Translations of Scripture; Christian Higher Education; Peace, War, and the Christian Life; Spiritual Odysseys; Bible Quizzing; and Healings.
To obtain an issue or if you have any questions about Reflections, please contact either Tim Erdel or Kevin Blowers.
The Missionary Church Historical Society was organized in 1979 to both preserve and promote the history of the Missionary Church.
Reflections is published by the Missionary Church Historical Society and is a major means the Society uses to disseminate the history of the church.
Twice a year, the Society holds meetings, usually on Bethel University's campus, where talks are given that provide significant insights into the church's history.