Margaret Merrick, PHS Records Manager, provides training to new stated clerks as part of the biannual orientations offered by the PC(USA) Office of the General Assembly. Orientations are held in May and November in Louisville, and Margaret presents sessions on using retention schedules, the disposition of records, and the challenges of managing and preserving electronic records. The training is designed to introduce new stated clerks to records management in both paper and electronic formats, as well as provide information on the services that PHS offers to mid councils.
First Presbyterian Church, Bordentown, N.J., before removal of the steeple in 1914
First Presbyterian Church, Bordentown, New Jersey; and Covenant Presbyterian Church, Gresham, Oregon, have received 2011 Heritage Microfilming Grants. Funded this year by Fourth Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.), the...
Does your congregation have a disaster plan that ensures the safety and preservation of its records? PHS offers Heritage Microfilming Grants, which provide support for congregations with preservation and financial needs to safeguard important church records on microfilm. Deadline for applications is October 31.