United States Religious Headquarters and Repositories (National Institute)

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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course US: Religious Records - Part 2  by Beverly Whitaker, CG. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Religious Headquarters and Repositories

African Methodist Episcopal Church
500 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
3225 West Sugar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28269

Assemblies of God
1445 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802

Christian and Missionary Alliance
PO Box 35000
Colorado Springs, CO 80935

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
4466 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Church of Christ, Scientist
210 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Church of God (Anderson, IN)
Box 2420
Anderson, IN 46018

Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Church of God International Offices
2490 Keith Street, PO Box 2430
Cleveland, Tennessee 37320-2430

Church of God in Christ
930 Mason Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38126

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
47 E. South Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150

Church of the Nazarene
17001 Prairie Star Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66220

Cumberland Presbyterian Church
8207 Traditional Place
Cordova, TN 38106

Free Methodist Church of North America
World Ministries Center
770 N. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46214

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
National Church Office, ICFG
P. O. Box 26902
Los Angeles, California 90026-0176

International Pentecostal Holiness Church
PO Box 12609
Oklahoma City, OK 73157

Jehovah’s Witnesses
25 Columbia Heights
Brooklyn, NY 11201

National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
1700 Baptist World Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37207

Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
601 50th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019

The Salvation Army
615 Slater’s Lane
Alexandria, VA 22313

Seventh-day Adventist Church
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Unity School of Christianity
1901 N.W. Blue Parkway
Unity Village, MO 64065-0001

Internet Resources

Religious Records

GeneaLinks - Church Records and Booklets

Cyndi’s List - Religion and Churches

Cyndi’s List - Religion and Churches - Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Genealogy.com - Locating Church Records, by Val Greenwood

Church History

American Society of Church History

Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA)

Hall of Church History

Library of Congress - Religion and the Founding of the American Republic

National Humanities Center - Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the 2nd Great Awakening

National Humanities Center - Religion in Post-World War II America

National Humanities Center - Rise of Fundamentalism

National Humanities Center - The Scopes Trial

Oral Roberts University - The Origins of the Pentecostal Movement

Protestant Denominations Established in Colonial America - Links


ReligiousTolerance.org - Individual Christian Denominations, from the Amish to The Way

ReligiousTolerance.org - Native American Spirituality

ReligiousTolerance.org - New Age Spirituality

Religious Movements Homepage Project

US Religious Groups 1800-2000

Emerging Religious Groups

African Methodist Episcopal Church

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Assemblies of God International Fellowship

Christian and Missionary Alliance

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Church of Christ, Scientist

Church of God in Christ

Church of the Nazarene

Free Methodist Church USA

Foursquare Church

Historical Foundation of the Cumberland Presbyterian - Historical Library and Archives

Jehovah’s Witnesses

National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.

Religious Tolerance.org - Jehovah’s Witnesses (Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society)

Religious Tolerance.org - Seventh-day Adventists Church

Religious Tolerance.org - The Church of Christ, Scientist (a.k.a. Christian Science)

Salvation Army, USA Headquarters
(See “About Us”, then “History”)

Seventh-day Adventists

Seventh-day Adventists - Seventh-day Adventist Manual
(Includes membership rules, etc.)

Seventh-day Adventist Obituary Index



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