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Guide to the Women's Worship Circle, 1992-2001

Summary

Materials documenting the Women's Worship Circle activities including correspondence, invitations, programs, handouts, liturgies, member reflections, photographs, planning and meeting notes and agendas.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11704
Title
Women's Worship Circle records
Date
1995-2001
Creator
Women's Worship Circle
Extent
.2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The Women's Worship Circle records document the creation and operation of the organization, in which members engaged with and performed feminist theology through the development of their own worship services. The records consist of correspondence, liturgies, programs, meeting notes, handouts, members' reflections, photographs and invitations.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Women's Worship Circle records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Women's Worship Circle Planning, 1992-2001
Box 1
WWC, 1994-1995
Box 1
WWC, 1996
Box 1
WWC, 1997
Box 1
WWC, 1998
Box 1
WWC, 1999
Box 1
 

Historical Note

The Women's Worship Circle was founded in 1993, largely by women who were connected to St. Paul Seminary at the University of St. Thomas in St. Thomas, Minnesota. Many of the early members had attended the Re-Imagining Conference that toook place in Minneapolis also in 1993.

Members divided the work of preparing church services, which were informed by Catholic and Lutheran liturgy. They met and had their services in the United Church of Christ Lyndale Church from December 1994 until 2000. The group disbanded in 2000.

Related Material

Re-Imaging Collection, 1993-2016.


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Provenance

The Women's Worship Circle records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Michelle Runyon, February, 2019.

Accession described in this collection guide: 2017-0210.