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Preliminary Guide to the Kenneth M. Johnson Sermons, 1951-2002

Collection Overview

Typescripts of sermons (01-179) (652 items, 4.5 linear feet; dated 1951-1977), many containing handwritten notes and accompanying material on which the sermon topic was based. Sermons are numbered and are arranged by date, according to the church Johnson was serving at the time. Churches include McKendree Chapel, New Mt. Vernon-Shady Grove, West Bend, Oak Summit, Asbury Memorial, and Green Street.

Typescripts of sermons (02-038) (401 items, 2.6 linear feet; dated 1971-1988); content and arrangement are the same as that in the initial accession. North Carolina churches Johnson served include Saint Andrew's (Charlotte), Central (Mooresville), Leaksville (Eden), First (Newton), and Burkhead (Winston-Salem).

Typescripts and card indexes of sermons (02-140) (ca. 3863 items, 3.2 linear feet; dated 1984-2002). Content and arrangement of sermons (263 items) are the same as in previous accessions, except this addition includes sermons preached during Johnson's retirement (1995-2002). North Carolina churches Johnson served include Burkhead Methodist (Winston-Salem), Aldersgate Methodist (Shelby), and Grace Methodist (Greensboro). Johnson also preached several sermons in Indonesia (1995, 1998). The card index (ca. 3600 items) arranges sermons by title, topic, and scriptures and texts.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kenneth M. Johnson Sermons 1951-2002
Creator
Johnson, Kenneth M., 1928-
Extent
10.3 Linear Feet, 4916 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

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Nos. 1-28 Statesville District: McKendree Charge (McKendree Chapel, Williamson's Chapel, Rocky Mount), 1951-1952
Box 1
Nos. 29-115 Thomasville District: New Mt. Vernon-Shady Grove Charge, 1952-1955
Box 1
Nos. 116-118 Asheboro, NC: West Bend Methodist, 1955-1960
Box 1
Nos. 119-238 Asheboro, NC: West Bend Methodist (cont.), 1955-1960
Box 2
Nos. 239-333 Asheboro, NC: West Bend Methodist (cont.), 1955-1960
Box 3
Nos. 334-350 Asheboro, NC: West Bend Methodist (cont.), 1955-1960
Box 4
Nos. 351-424 Winston-Salem, NC: Oak Summit Methodist, 1960-1964
Box 4
Nos. 425-466 Winston-Salem, NC: Oak Summit Methodist (cont.), 1960-1964
Box 5
Nos. 467-519 Asheville, NC: Asbury Memorial Methodist, 1964-1967
Box 5
Nos. 520-541 Asheville, NC: Asbury Memorial Methodist (cont.), 1964-1967
Box 6
Nos. 542-614 Winston-Salem, NC: Green Street Methodist, 1967-1971
Box 6
Nos. 615-647 Winston-Salem, NC: Green Street Methodist (cont.), 1967-1971
Box 7
Nos. 648-687 Charlotte, NC: Saint Andrew's United Methodist, 1971-1974
Box 1
Nos. 688-732 Mooresville, NC: Central United Methodist, 1974-1977
Box 1
Nos. 733-762 Mooresville, NC: Central United Methodist (cont.) 1974-1977
Box 2
Nos. 763-833 Eden, NC: Leaksville United Methodist, 1977-1981
Box 2
Nos. 834-886 Eden, NC: Leaksville United Methodist (cont.), 1977-1981
Box 3
Nos. 887-926 Newton, NC: First United Methodist, 1981-1984
Box 3
Nos. 927-992 Newton, NC: First United Methodist (cont.), 1981-1984
Box 4
Nos. 993-1032 Winston-Salem, NC: Burkhead United Methodist, 1984-1988
Box 4
Nos. 1033-1049 Winston-Salem, NC: Burkhead United Methodist, 1984-1988
Box 5
Nos. 1050-1150 Winston-Salem, NC: Burkhead Methodist, 1985-1988
Box 1
Nos. 1151-1164 Shelby, NC: Aldersgate Methodist, 1988
Box 1
Nos. 1165-1238 Shelby, NC: Aldersgate Methodist, 1988-1990
Box 2
Nos. 1239-1274 Greensboro, NC: Grace Methodist, 1990-1991
Box 2
Nos. 1275-1380 Greensboro, NC: Grace Methodist, 1991-1993
Box 3
Nos. 1381-1418 Greensboro, NC: Grace Methodist, 1993-1994
Box 4
Nos. 1419-1434 Medan, N. Sumatra, Indonesia, 1995 January-April
Box 4
No. 1435 Rocky Mount, NC: Rocky Mount UMC, 1995 August 20
Box 4
No. 1436 Newton, NC: First Baptist Church, 1996 May 26
Box 4
No. 1437 Winston-Salem, NC: Green Street UMC, 1996 May 19
Box 4
No. 1438 Charlotte, NC: Pleasant Grove UMC, 1996 September 8
Box 4
No. 1439 Winston-Salem, NC: Oak Summit UMC, 1997 May 18
Box 4
No. 1440 Enka, NC: Francis Asbury UMC, 1997 June 29
Box 4
No. 1441 Haverhill, NH: First Congregational, 1997 August 10 1997
Box 4
No. 1442 Asheville, NC: Asbury Memorial, 1997 October 12
Box 4
Nos. 1443-1449 Jakarta, Indonesia, 1998 April-May
Box 4
Nos. 1450-1452 Indonesia: Prepared but not preached, 1998 May
Box 4
No. 1453 Haverhill, NH: First Congregational, 1999 August 1
Box 4
No. 1454 Bel Air, MD: Bel Air UMC, 1999 October 17
Box 4
No. 1455 Horse Shoe, NC: Cummings Memorial UMC, 2000 August 1
Box 4
No. 1456 Charlotte, NC: Pleasant Grove, 2001 September 9
Box 4
No. 1457 Holly Springs, GA: Holly Springs UMC, 2001 September 16
Box 4
No. 1458 Asheboro, NC: West Bend UMC, 2002 May 19
Box 4
By title, A-W
Box 5
By title, X-Z
Box 6
By topic, A-G(Good works)

Note: Personal names are alphabetized in proper, rather than inverted, order.

Box 6
By topic, G(Goodbye)-P(Prostitution)

Note: Personal names are alphabetized in proper, rather than inverted, order.

Box 7
By topic, P(Protection)-Z

Note: Personal names are alphabetized in proper, rather than inverted, order.

Box 8
By scriptures and texts, Genesis-John
Box 8
By scriptures and texts, Genesis-John, continued; Acts-Revelation
Box 9

Historical Note

Retired United Methodist minister.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kenneth M. Johnson Sermons, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Kenneth M. Johnson Sermons were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2001-2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Danielle McGregor; Alice Poffinberger

Completed November 2, 2001

Additions minimally processed by Jessica Lancia; Danielle McGregor; Joshua Kaiser

Encoded by Alice Poffinberger; Ruth E. Bryan

Last updated May 31, 2002

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.