Fonds - Joanne Black fonds

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Joanne Black fonds

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  • 1984-2010 (Creation)
    Black, Joanne

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12 cm of textual records

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Joanne Black was born April 28, 1931 in Saskatoon. She pursued theological studies at the Vancouver School of Theology and was ordained by BC Conference in 1987. She served charges in Bashaw-Mirror, Alberta (1987-1989); First United Church, Prince Rupert (1989-1995); interim at South Arm United Church, Richmond (1995-1996); and at Sharon United in Langley (1996-1997) before retiring. Jo was a life-long feminist and activist, and fought for Indigenous and LGBTQ rights. Joanne Black died on June 5, 2015.

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Records were kept by Joanne's son, Steve Black, after her death; they were transferred to the Archives by Gerald Hobbs in January 2019

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Fonds consists of two record series: Sermons (1984-2010) and Special services (1991-2005).

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Records were donated to the Archives by Stephen D. Black, January 18, 2019


Chronological arrangement of the sermons was imposed by the archivist

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Created March 5, 2019

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