George Romney Papers  1920s-1973
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Charles E. Bennison [subseries]

The papers of Charles E. Bennison, the third subseries in the Bishop's Files series, includes Correspondence, Topical Files, and Parish and Mission Files.

 
Correspondence File
Box   17  
 1975-1978 (3 folders)
 
Topical File  1956-1987
Box   17  
"A"  1979-1984
Box   17  
Aging  1976-1984
Box   17  
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse  1978-1984
Box   17  
Arts Committee  1969-1975
Box   17  
"B"  1979-1985
Box   17  
Bicentennial, United States  1975-1976
Box   17  
Bishop Whittemore Foundation  1969-1984 (11 folders)
Box   17  
Bishop's Advisory Committee on Aspirants for Ministry (BACAM)
Box   17  
General  1976-1984 (5 folders)
Box   17  
Conferences  1972-1977
Box   17  
Bishop's Bulletin  1979-1984 (2 folders)
Box   17  
Bishop's Cabinet  1971-1983
Box   18  
Bishop's United Investment of Lay Discipleship (BUILD)  1960-1971
Box   18  
Black Clergy  1981-1985
Box   18  
Bonnell House  1957-1975 (2 folders)
Box   18  
Budget  1978-1983
Box   18  
"C"  1978-1983
Box   18  
Candidates for Holy Orders, Examination  1970
Box   18  
Canons  1956-1984 (4 folders)
 
Cathedral Congregation
Box   18  
Bishop's Advisory Committee  1972-1984 (2 folders)
Box   18  
Budget  1987
Box   19  
Cathedral Corporation
Box   19  
General  1966-1988 (10 folders)
Box   19  
Record Book  1966-1979 (2 folders)
 
Cathedral Council
Box   19  
Minutes  1986-1989 (3 folders)
Box   19  
Retreat  1987
Box   19  
Cathedral Representatives  1970-1974
Box   19  
Cathedral Youth Group  1980-1985
Box   19  
Centennial Committee Fund  1971-1973 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Centennial Observance  1974
Box   19  
Chancellor  1963-1970
Box   20  
Chancellor  1971-1981 (2 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Education  1961-1984 (3 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Education Department  1971-1978
 
Christian Social Action
Box   20  
General  1979-1985
Box   20  
Church Proxy Resolutions  1980-1983
Box   20  
Christian Social Relations  1960-1979 (5 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Unity, National Workshop  1982
Box   20  
Church Notes Newsletter,  1960-1965
 
Clergy Index
Box   20  
Active  1952-1984
Box   20  
Inactive  1962-1983
Box   20  
Non-parochial  1936-1984
Box   20  
Convention of the Diocese of Western Michigan  1966-1967,  1970
Box   20  
Convention of the Diocese of Western Michigan, Reports  1976
Box   21  
Correspondence, Clergy  1965-1975 (2 folders)
Box   21  
Correspondence (out-of-diocese)
Box   21  
"Court for the Trial of a Bishop,"  1968
Box   21  
"D"  1967-1984
Box   21  
Daughters of the King  1966-1978
Box   21  
Day of Prayer Conference  1970
Box   21  
Deaconesses  1962-1969
Box   21  
Deacon's Program  1975
Box   21  
Deaf Ministry  1961-1977
Box   21  
Deaneries  1966-1977 (2 folders)
Box   21  
"Diaconal Ministry Reflections to Domestic Violence Victims," Thesis  1986
Box   21  
Diaconal Project, Women in the Church  1985
 
Diaconate
Box   21  
General  1981-1986
Box   21  
Permanent  1965-1986 (4 folders)
Box   21  
Diocesan Center School  1964-1966
 
Diocesan Convention
Box   21  
General  1960-1968 (5 folders)
Box   22  
Diocesan Convention
Box   22  
General  1969-1978 (24 folders)
Box   23  
General  1979-1989 (22 folders)
Box   24  
General  1990 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Bishop's Notebook  1980-1982 (4 folders)
Box   24  
Committee on Audit  1978
Box   24  
Committee on Resolutions  1978
Box   24  
Constitution, Diocese of Western Michigan  1968
Box   24  
Press Kit  1966-1968 (3 folders)
Box   24  
Reports for the Journal  1979
Box   24  
Secretary's notebook  1977
Box   24  
Secretary to the Convention  1980 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Special Convention  1970
Box   24  
Diocesan Consulting Team  1985-1990 (3 folders)
Box   24  
Diocesan Debt  1967 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Diocesan Treasurer  1984-1989
Box   24  
Diocese of Kimberly-Kuruman, South Africa  1964-1977 (4 folders)
Box   24  
Dissolution Canon  1983-1984
 
Division of the Diocese
Box   25  
General  1971-1972
Box   25  
"Report of Study Committee Concerning the Possible Division of the Diocese of Michigan,"  1971
Box   25  
Eastern Deanery  1978-1983
Box   25  
Ecumenical Relations  1970-1987 (9 folders)
Box   25  
Ecumenicity  1961-1967
Box   25  
Episcopalians and Others for Responsible Social Action  1969-1970
 
Executive Council
Box   25  
General  1978-1990 (5 folders)
Box   25  
Cathedral Committee Report  1989-1990
Box   25  
"F"  1968-1984 (2 folders)
Box   25  
Fair Share Review Committee  1973-1984 (5 folders)
Box   26  
"Faith Alive Movement,"  1969-1970
Box   26  
Finance Department  1968-1985 (9 folders)
Box   26  
"For Your Information" Bulletin  1985-1989 (5 folders)
Box   26  
"G"  1968-1973 (2 folders)
 
General Convention
Box   26  
General  1964-1970 (4 folders)
Box   27  
General  1973-1988 (7 folders)
Box   27  
Bishop's Pre-Convention Meeting, Province 5  1970
Box   27  
Special General Convention  1969 (2 folders)
Box   27  
General Convention Special Program (GCSP) Grants  1973
Box   27  
Girls Friendly Society  1961-1966
Box   27  
Grand Valley Deanery  1978-1984
Box   27  
"H"  1968-1984 (2 folders)
Box   27  
Handbook, Diocese  1983
Box   27  
"Healing" Ministry  1987
Box   27  
Hispanic Ministry  1979-1983
Box   27  
Historiographers  1953-1977
Box   27  
Holy Communion for Unconfirmed Children  1971-1977
Box   27  
Holy Land Pilgrimage  1977
Box   27  
Hospice Survey  1979
Box   27  
Hospice Task Force  1979-1984
Box   27  
House Group Ministry  1984
 
House of Bishops
Box   28  
General  1959-1982 (21 folders)
Box   28  
Bishop James A. Pike  1966-1967
Box   29  
Housing for the Elderly  1972-1977 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Human Sexuality  1971-1987 (3 folders)
Box   29  
Hunger  1974-1983 (3 folders)
Box   29  
"I"  1969-1984
Box   29  
Insurance  1968-1974
Box   29  
"J"  1968-1983 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Jeanne Griffin Foundation  1981-1985
Box   29  
"K"  1968-1982 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Kalamazoo, City of  1964-1968
Box   29  
Kalamazoo County Council of Churches  1965-1967
Box   29  
Kalamazoo Gazette  1969-1977
Box   29  
Kemper Hall  1967-1968
Box   29  
Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP)  1966-1969
Box   29  
"L"  1969-1984 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Laity Conference  1977-1979
Box   29  
Lay Distribution of Sacrament  1984-1986
 
Lay Eucharist Ministers
Box   29  
General  1981-1990 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Guidelines  1991
Box   29  
Lay Ministry  1979-1983 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Lay Readers  1975-1977
Box   29  
Leadership Training  1972-1974
Box   30  
Lent, Holy Week and Easter  1985-1987 (2 folders)
Box   30  
Library  undated
Box   30  
Liturgical Commission  1968-1982 (9 folders)
 
Liturgics
Box   30  
General  1963-1987 (5 folders)
Box   30  
Conference  1973-1974
Box   30  
"Living Church,"  1968-1983
Box   30  
Locum Tenens/Interim Pastors  1977-1978
Box   30  
Long Range Planning  1969-1982 (3 folders)
Box   30  
"Look Inward, Look Forward,"  undated
Box   30  
"M"  1968-1971 (2 folders)
Box   31  
"M"  1972-1988 (2 folders)
Box   31  
Michigan Ecumenical Forum (Michigan Council of Churches)  1981-1988 (3 folders)
Box   31  
Mid-America Center for Theological Education  1972
Box   31  
Mission  1962-1967
Box   31  
Mission Strategy  1964
Box   31  
Missions and Church Extension  1964-1967 (2 folders)
Box   31  
Missions and Church Extension  1973-1981
Box   31  
Music  1953-1977 (2 folders)
Box   31  
"N"  1970-1984 (2 folders)
Box   31  
National Church  1961-1972
Box   31  
National Committee on Indian Work (NCIW)  1969-1974
Box   31  
Necrology Reports  1985-1988 (3 folders)
Box   31  
Non-Parochial Clergy Reports  1981-1989 (3 folders)
Box   32  
"O"  1969-1983
Box   32  
Ordination of Women  1972-1986 (4 folders)
Box   32  
Organization, Committee on  1975-1984 (4 folders)
Box   32  
Organization, Preliminary Committee  1974-1976
Box   32  
"P"  1968-1983 (2 folders)
Box   32  
Parish Visits, Questions  1983
Box   32  
"Partners in Mission,"  1977
Box   32  
Pastoral Care and Counseling  1972-1983 (2 folders)
Box   32  
Pastoral Letters  1965-1982
Box   32  
Pentecost  1981
Box   32  
Pentecost Balloon Responses  1981-1985
Box   32  
Presiding Bishop  1965-1990 (5 folders)
Box   33  
Press Releases  1966-1983 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Press Relations, Elizabeth Slye  1965-1967
Box   33  
Programs  1969-1970
Box   33  
Project Equality  1989
Box   33  
Province of the Midwest (Province V)  1966-1990 (9 folders)
Box   33  
Provincial Synod  1966
Box   33  
Psychological Institute  1970-1974
Box   33  
"Q"  1969-1983
Box   33  
"R"  1969-1978 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Recorder of Ordinations, Annual Report  1964-1984 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Religious Orders  undated
Box   33  
Renewal and Evangelism  1980-1981
Box   33  
Resource Center for Small Churches  1984-1985
Box   33  
Restorations  1971
Box   33  
Ruth Bigelow Memorial Fund  1968
Box   34  
"S"  1968-1984 (5 folders)
Box   34  
Seabury-Western Theological Seminary  1962-1968 (3 folders)
Box   34  
Seabury-Western "Weekend,"  1973-1974
Box   34  
Search Committee, Bishop Co-Adjutor  1983-1984 (2 folders)
Box   34  
Small Group Ministry  1985
 
Standing Committee
Box   34  
General  1955-1984 (11 folders)
Box   34  
Sharon M. Mahood  1985-1989
Box   34  
Robert A. Martin  1957-1960
Box   35  
Starr Commonwealth for Boys  1968-1976
Box   35  
State of the Church  1963-1970
Box   35  
Statistics  1960-1964
 
Stewardship
Box   35  
General  1947-1984 (5 folders)
Box   35  
Consultants Training  1977
Box   35  
Stress Seminar  1980
Box   35  
Suspensions, Other Diocese  1964-1968
Box   35  
"T"  1968-1984 (3 folders)
Box   35  
Theological Education Board  1970-1975
Box   35  
Town and Country Division  1970-1977
Box   35  
Training Commission  1968
Box   35  
Trinity Institute  1969-1975
 
Trustees of the Association
Box   35  
General  1967-1982 (8 folders)
Box   35  
Investment Analysis  1983-1986
Box   36  
"U"  1966-1975
Box   36  
United Thank Offering  1971-1991 (6 folders)
Box   36  
Urban Caucus  1982-1985
Box   36  
"V"  1969-1984
Box   36  
Venture in Mission  1976-1980 (2 folders)
Box   36  
Vicar's Conference  1977-1978 (2 folders)
Box   36  
"W"  1968-1984 (5 folders)
Box   36  
"X-Y-Z"  1968-1980
Box   36  
Youth Conference  1930-1967
Box   36  
Youth Representatives  1970
 
Parish and mission files
Box   37  
Ada-Cascade, St. Michael's  1966-1982 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Albion, St. James'  1962-1984 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Allegan, Good Shepherd  1964-1981
Box   37  
Battle Creek. Church of the Resurrection  1969-1977
Box   37  
Battle Creek. St. Thomas'  1963-1981 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Beaver Island, St. James'  1954-1977 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Bellaire, Holy Trinity  1962-1967
Box   37  
Benton Harbor, St. Augustine's  1962-1977
Box   37  
Benzie County, St. Philip's  1963-1980
Box   37  
Big Rapids, St. Andrew's  1963-1985
Box   37  
Cadillac, St. Mary's  1963-1985 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Charlevoix, Christ Church  1963-1984 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Charlotte, St. John's  1963-1983 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Coldwater, St. Mark's  1963-1984
Box   37  
Dowagiac, St. Paul's  1963-1977
Box   37  
Elk Rapids, St. Paul's  1964-1973
Box   37  
Fremont, St. John's  1963-1983 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Grand Haven, St. John's  1964-1977
Box   37  
Grand Ledge, Trinity  1963-1978
 
Grand Rapids
Box   38  
Grace Church  1963-1981
Box   38  
St. Andrew's  1963-1977
Box   38  
St. Mark's  1963-1984 (2 folders)
Box   38  
St. Paul's  1961-1983
Box   38  
St. Paul's  1961-1983 (6 folders)
Box   38  
St. Philip's  1963-1985 (2 folders)
Box   38  
Greenville, St. Paul's  1963-1980 (3 folders)
Box   38  
Harbert, Church of the Mediator  1964-1979
Box   38  
Harbor Springs  1964-1977
 
Hastings, Emmanuel
Box   38  
General  1963-1978
Box   38  
Schism  1977-1978
Box   38  
Holland, Grace Church  1963-1982 (2 folders)
Box   38  
Ionia, St. John's  1963-1981 (4 folders)
 
Kalamazoo
Box   39  
St. Aidan  undated
Box   39  
St. Luke's  1963-1990 (2 folders)
Box   39  
St. Martin's  1964-1977 (2 folders)
Box   39  
The Cathedral  1972-1987 (5 folders)
Box   39  
Kentwood, Holy Cross  1962-1979 (3 folders)
Box   39  
Lakeside, Church of the Mediator  1966-1975 (3 folders)
Box   39  
Lansing, St. David's  1963-1988 (4 folders)
Box   39  
Leland, St. Peter's  1969-1977
Box   39  
Ludington, Grace Church  1963-1977 (2 folders)
Box   40  
Manistee, Holy Trinity  1963-1984
Box   40  
Manitou Island  1956
Box   40  
Marshall, Trinity  1963-1979 (4 folders)
Box   40  
Montague-Whitehall, St. Peter's  1962-1979 (2 folders)
 
Mt. Pleasant, St. John's
Box   40  
General  1955-1985 (8 folders)
Box   40  
Correspondence  1976-1981
Box   40  
Executive Council  1969-1981
Box   40  
Fair Share Review  1979-1982
Box   40  
Standing Committee  1973-1977
 
Muskegon
Box   40  
St. Gregory's  1963-1971 (2 folders)
Box   41  
St. Paul's  1962-1989 (6 folders)
Box   41  
Newaygo, St. Mark's  1964-1977 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Niles, Trinity  1962-1981 (2 folders)
Box   41  
North Muskegon, St. Alban's  1966-1977 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Onekema, St. John's By the Lake  1964-1989 (3 folders)
Box   41  
Orangeville, St. Francis'  1963-1984 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Paw Paw, St. Mark's  1962-1988 (3 folders)
Box   41  
Pentwater, St. James'  1962-1975 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Petoskey, Emmanuel  1963-1989 (3 folders)
Box   42  
Plainwell, St. Stephen's  1963-1977
Box   42  
Portage, St. Barnabas'  1963-1977
Box   42  
Richland, St. Timothy's  1962-1977 (2 folders)
Box   42  
St. Jospeh, St. Paul's  1962-1976
Box   42  
Saugatuck, All Saints'  1963-1977
Box   42  
South Haven, Epiphany  1963-1983 (6 folders)
Box   42  
Sparta, St. Matthew's  1962-1989 (4 folders)
Box   42  
Sturgis, St. John's  1962-1986 (6 folders)
 
Three Rivers
Box   42  
St. Gregory's Priory  1945-1975 (2 folders)
Box   42  
Trinity  1960-1987 (3 folders)
Box   42  
Traverse City, Grace  1962-1971 (2 folders)
Box   42  
Westwood, St. Martin's  1964-1966
Box   42  
Wyoming, Holy Trinity  1962-1979 (3 folders)