Finding aid for the Hope-Wesley United Methodist Church Records

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Hope-Wesley United Methodist Church
Title: Hope-Wesley United Methodist Church Records
Dates: 1851-1969
Extent: 8.30 linear feet (20 containers and 4 oversize volumes)
Abstract: Hope-Wesley United Methodist Church was formed in 1973, in Cleveland, Ohio, by the merger of Hope United Methodist and Wesley Methodist churches. Hope United was formed in 1967 by the merger of Emanuel Evangelical United Brethren (est. 1865) and First Evangelical United Brethren (est. 1854), two early German churches. Wesley Methodist was formed in 1947 by the merger of St. Paul's (est. 1853) and Franklin Ave. (est. 1833) Methodist Episcopal churches. the collection consists of minutes, reports, financial records, legal documents, marriage licenses, guest books, transfers, correspondence, church histories, programs, bulletins, publications, and registers of births, baptisms, marriages and deaths of the five predecessor churches of Hope Wesley-United Methodist Church.
MS Number MS 3583
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English and German