Brethren Mennonite Council (BMC) Records
Span Dates: 1995-2008
Volume: 1 box
This collection contains records from the Brethren/Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests. The collection includes newsletters, programs, literature, and brochures, mostly related to Connecting Families. Connecting Families is a support network created by the Brethren/Mennonite Council that provides support for families with members who identify as LGBTQ+.
The Brethren/Mennonite Council was formed in 1976 to support LGBTQ+ members and their families in Brethren and Mennonite churches. The council also worked to foster dialogue about LGBTQ+ inclusion within the church.
A finding aid is available online.
The collection is located at the Brethren Historical Library and Archives in Elgin, Illinois.
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