Metropolitan Community Church of Greater St. Louis Records

Span Dates: 1970-1992
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 195 folders


This collection provides a wealth of information on the MCC and the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC). The materials reflect many of the activities of the church and some of its members since its founding. The collection also contains general and religious publications, including UFMCC-St. Louis newsletter The New Light from 1978-1982. Please note this collection is restricted! Permission from the pastor must be obtained before a user may be granted access to the materials.

Hist/Bio Note

MCC-St. Louis was founded October 28, 1972 with a primary mission of spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the gay and lesbian community of St. Louis. The St. Louis Chapter of MCC is a member of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches founded by the Reverend Troy Perry. The Metropolitan Community Church first donated copies of the monthly newsletter, The New Light, (see collection 334). In the Summer of 1992, the pastor of MCC, Brad Wishon, donated the materials which constitute this extensive collection.

Finding Aid

A finding aid to this collection is available online at the following web address. Nine additional folders were added to this collection.


The UFMCC collection is located at the University of Missouri - St. Louis in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection. These collections are jointly owned by the University of Missouri - St. Louis and the Missouri Historical Society. Contact the archives for permission to use this collection. COLLECTION UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS


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