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Title: Weaver, Rev. Dr. Bruce  (Russia Initiative Papers), 1991-2003Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/002

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Series 1: UMCOR Disaster Response

Series 2: Joint Commission on Humanitarian Assistance

Series 3: Files, 1991-2011

Series 4: Russian Initiative Consultation Files

Series 5: Photographs

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Ephemera and Newsclippings

Languages: Russian, English

Collection Historical Note

Dr. Bruce Weaver, former Coordinator Russia Initiative for Church Development from 1992-2003. Prior to that he served the United Methodist Commission on Relief (UMCOR) as interim director from 1991-1992 in New York. Weaver began his work with the Methodist Church serving churches in Texas and rising to Superintendent of the Dallas-Denton District, North Texas Conference in June 1986.

He became involved as a volunteer with UMCOR on the occassion of a major tornado that swept through Witchita Falls, Texas in May 1979, leaving more than 20,000 people homeless and 7,500 homes destroyed or severely damaged. Hew assisted UMCOR in recruiting and training volunteers, developing strategies for disaster response, and on site visits to disaster ravaged areas in the United States and in many country around the world. His travels have included the famine area in Somolia, Earthquake in Italy, Hurrican in Jamaica (1988), St. Croix (1989), and other disaster stricken areas.

In the North Texas Conference he was elected as a delegate in 1976, 1980, and 1988 General and Jurisdictional Conferences. His ministry also included having served as a member of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

He and his wife Doris have two sons and grandchildren. Dr. Weaver graduated from Gatesville High School, Baylor University, and Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.


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Box 1: Series 1-3, 1979-2006Add to your cart.

Series 1 - UMCOR Disaster Response: Folders 1-14

Series 2 - Joint Commission on Humanitarian Assistance: Folders 15-19

Series 3 - Files 1991-2006: Folders 20-76

Folder 1: Interfaith Disaster Services, Witchita Falls, TX, 1979-1981Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 2: North Texas Annual Conference 50th Anniversary Celebration of UMCOR, 1989-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Disaster Response Training Notes, 1983-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: UMCOR Disaster Response Somalia Refugees and Italy Earthquake, 1981Add to your cart.
August 30, 1981
Folder 5: Request for Bruce Weaver to Speak at Disaster Emphasis Day, 1981-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Trip to Jamaica - Needs Assessment for Hurricane Damage, 1988Add to your cart.
September 20-25, 1988
Folder 7: UMCOR Meeting Mexico City, Mexico, 1989Add to your cart.
January 18-22, 1989
Folder 8: Response to St. Croix, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, 1989Add to your cart.
October 23-31, 1989
Folder 9: St. Croix Hurricane, 1989Add to your cart.
October 23, 1989
Folder 10: UMCOR Volunteers The Twelve Consultants - Correspondence and Agreements, 1989-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 11: UMCOR Advisory Committee - Staff and Program, 1990Add to your cart.
September 1990
Folder 12: Miller, Virginia - UMCOR Network Manager, 1985-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Witchita Falls Tornado Relief Effort, 1991Add to your cart.
April 10, 1991
Folder 14: UMCOR Relief Meeting Discussing Russia, 1991Add to your cart.
January, 1991
Folder 15: Second Report on UMC Mission in Russia, 1991Add to your cart.
May 24, 1991
Folder 16: News Clipping - United Methodist Reporter, 1991Add to your cart.
November 1991
Folder 17: Reports and Correspondence, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Joint Commission for Humanitarian Assistance, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Joint Task Force on Emerging Mission in the Commonwealth of Independent States, 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Mission Statements, 1991-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Information for Visa ApplicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: UMCOR Agency Reports and Records, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Press Release Announcing Bruce Weaver Interim General Secretary for UMCOR of General Board of Ministries, 1991Add to your cart.
February 1991
Folder 24: Associate General Secretary's Report, 1991Add to your cart.
April 16, 1991
Folder 25: Founding Documents Between UMCOR and Archbishop Sergei, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence Providing Overview of 1st Food Lift ; Beginning of Church Humanitarian Efforts on Russia, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Food Drops and Humanitarian Assistance to Moscow, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Russia Trip - April 1992, 1992Add to your cart.
April 1992
Folder 29: Russia Trip April 1992 - Correspondence, 1992Add to your cart.
April 1992
Folder 30: United Methodist Visit to Russian Orthodox Church, 1993Add to your cart.
January 21-22, 1993
Folder 31: Bibliography of Books about Russian Life, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Correspondence with Sam Phillips, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Russian Peace Foundation, 1992-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Russian Peace Foundation - UMC Agreements, 1992-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Randolph Nugent - GBGM & Russia Inititative Contract and Correspondence, 1992-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Church Development,  Evangelism Reports, and Writing - Sergei Nikolaev, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Moscow Trip II - April 20-28 Notes, 1992Add to your cart.
April 20-28, 1992.
Folder 38: Moscow Trip II - April 20-28 Correspondence, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Russian Farm Delegation - Smallidge Farms - Saratov, Russia, 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Trip to Russia, 1993Add to your cart.
September 29-October 7, 1993.
Folder 41: North Texas Council Mission Evangelism Tour to Moscow, Estonia, Minsk - directed by Dr. Robert Robertson, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Accounts of Trips to Moscow, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Early Meetings with the Russian Peace Foundation, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Agreements between Dr. Bruce Weaver, Consultant, and the General Board of Global Ministries, 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Partner Church Program, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Speaking Engagements/Russia Trip, 1994Add to your cart.
July 1994
Folder 47: Speaking Engagements, 1995-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Russia and Kazakhstan, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Report: Genetic Changes in Cancer by Terry Hayes (Kazakhstan), 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Russia Trip Ekaterinburg, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Second Scientific Dialogue (in Kazakhstan), 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Russia Maps and Travel Documents, 1993-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Russia Trip Feb 22-March 3, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
February 22-March 3
Folder 54: Dr. Weaver's Trip to Russia, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Correspondence with Bill Warnock, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Teri Erbele, Financial Officer in Moscow, 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Dr. Weaver's  December Trip to Russia, includes Correspondence with Rev. Dr. Jarrell Tyson, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Russia Initiative Update - Supporting Churches, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Russia Trip, July 22-August 2, 1996Add to your cart.
July 22-August 2., 1996.
Folder 60: Russia Trip - Conversation with Robert J. Harman November 14-20, 1996Add to your cart.
November 14-20, 1996.
Folder 61: Correspondence from Rev. Flood, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 62: Russia Trip, July 31-Aug 6, Moscow, 1997Add to your cart.
July 31-August 6, 1997.
Folder 63: Russia Trip July, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Job Descriptions, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Russia Initiative Update, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Moscow March 1999 Trip wit Documents regarding Pyatigorsk, Ru, and Ukraine activities per original order, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Ukraine Initiative, 1998-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Moscow Trip May, 1999Add to your cart.
May 1999.
Folder 69: Singing Christian Choir from First United Methodist Church Moscow Travel to Atlanta, GA Grace United Methodist Church, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Pike's Peak Sub-District Mission Fair, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Letters from Bishop Hearn and Solomon, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Foothills UMC Mission to Vladivostok, 1999-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Russia Continuing Consultation, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 74: North Texas Annual Conference, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 75: First UMC Springfield, IL, and their Russia Initiative Support, 1999-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Jim White, 2000-2002Add to your cart.
Box 2: Series 3-5, 2000-2011Add to your cart.

Series 3 - Files, 2000-2011: Folders 1-29

Series 4 - Russia Initiative Consultation Files I-XV, 1992-2011: Folders 30-47

Series 5 - Photographs, 1991-2001: Folders 48-67

Folder 1: Passport, Visa, Invitation, and Travel Documents, 2000-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Dr. Weaver's Trip to New Bern, North Carolina, 2000-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermon at St. Mark's UMC, Bethany, Oklahoma, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Alaska United Methodist Church Annual Conference, Anchorage: The Russia Far East Task Force, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 5: GBGM Annual Meeting, Allocation of Funds and Russia Initiative Presentation, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Smolensk United Methodist Church Campus Ministry Group, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Kerch, Ukraine - Ocean Grove's Camp Meeting Missions Week New Jersey, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Kerch, Ukraine UMC, 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Russia Initiative Budget, 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Methodist Church in the Ukraine, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Rev. Bob Fox Memorial, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Tenth Anniversary Trip to Russia - Financials, September 5-11, 2002Add to your cart.
September 5-11, 2002
Folder 13: In Mission Together...Telethon Press Kit, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 14: RI Powerpoint Preparation for GBGM Annual Meeting, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Russia Initiative Updates, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Interview with Bruce Weaver About Russia Initiative, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Letter from Bishop Vaxby, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Evelyn Erbele, 2003-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Tyson, Jarrell, and Natalie Transition File after Bruce Weaver Stepped Down, 2003-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Tom and Nancy Hoffman, Missionaries in Moscow, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Correspondence and Report from Bishop of the Northern Europe Central Conference, Bishop Ruediger Minor, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Moscow Seminary and Special Education Projects, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Partner Churches United Methodist Women - First United Methodist Church Dallas, TX, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Church Patnership Alaska - Siberia, Russia - Della Waghiyi, Supporter, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Church Partnership - Denton, TX to Saratov, Russia - Janet and Dennis Fisher, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Church Partnership - Nace, Dr. Edward P., Psychiatrist, Addiction Specialist, Part of HPUMC Dallas, TX to Saratov, Tatyana, Molodyk, Pastor, 2005-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Partner Church Covenant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Volunteer Recruitment - Russian Initiative, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Biography, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Russia Initiative Consultation I., 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Russia Initiative Consultation II., 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Russia Initiative Consultation III., 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Russia Initiative Consultation IV., 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Russia Initiative Consultation V., 1996-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Russia Initiative Consultation VI., 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Russia Initiative Consultation VII., 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Russia Initiative Consultation VII. Administrative Documents, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Russia Initiative Consultation VIII. Final Financial Report, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Russia Initiative Consultation VIII. Event Planning and Participant Materials, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Russia Inititative Consultation IX. Event Planning and Participant Materials, 2000-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Russia Initiative Consultation IX. Audio Tapes, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Russia Initiative Consultation IX. Travel Funds, 2001-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Russia Initiative Consultation IX: Hotel Contract, 2000-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Russia Initiative Consultation X. Event Planning and Participant Materials, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Russia Initiative Consultation X. Agenda, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Russia Initiative Consultation X. Participant Folders, including Dr. Weaver's, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Russia Initiative Consultation XV., 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Basel, Switzerland with Bishop of Liberia, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 49: UMCOR offices in New York, October, 1991Add to your cart.
October, 1991
Folder 50: First Trip to Moscow/Geneva, Switzerland, 1991Add to your cart.
November, 1991
Folder 51: UMCOR Staff in New York, 1991Add to your cart.
November 9, 1991
Folder 52: Photos, Sketches, Notes, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Russia Trip April Photographs, 1992Add to your cart.
April 1992
Folder 54: Food Drop Visit to Moscow, 1992Add to your cart.
April 1992
Folder 55: June's Farewell to UMCOR:  Bill Wyman,and Bruce Weaver, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 56: UMCOR - Doris in New York, Moscow in January, 1991-1994Add to your cart.
November 1991-1994.
Folder 57: Ruediger Minor, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Russian United Methodist Church Annual Conference Pastor's Photos, 1999Add to your cart.
May 1999
Folder 59: Russian United Methodist Church Annual Conference Pastor's Photos, Moscow, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Russia Initiative Powerpoint Photos GBGM, 2003Add to your cart.
October 21, 2003
Folder 61: Moscow Establishment UMC Mission Clergy, 1992Add to your cart.
August, 1992
Folder 62: GBGM Staff Retreat and Mission Tour, 1993Add to your cart.
May 1993
Folder 63: Copenhagen, Denmark Tour, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Elizabeth Dale, Head of Red Cross, with Bruce Weaver  - UMCOR Partnership with Red Cross, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Russia Photos Voronezh, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Russia Initiative Powerpoint Photos GBGM, 2003Add to your cart.
October 21, 2003
Folder 67: Passport Photographs + Passports, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 3: Series 6-7, 1989-2011Add to your cart.

Series 6 -  Correspondence: Folders 1-38

Series 7 - Ephemera + Newclippings: Folders 39-58

Folder 1: Ruediger Minor Conversations, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Conversations with Robert Harman, 1994-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence with Robert Harman, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence with Robert Harman, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence with Robert Harman, 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence with Ruediger Minor, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence with Ruediger Minor, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Ruediger Minor Conversation, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Reudiger Minor Biography, 1996-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Ruediger Minor Meeting, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 11: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Ruediger Minor Correspondence, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Ruediger Minor Correspondence, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Ruediger Minor Correspondence, 2001-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Ruediger Minor Correspondence, 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Ruediger Minor Correspondence, 2004-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Ruediger Minor - Robert Harman Correspondence, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence with Emily Hart Meyer, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Reports by Terry Weide, 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ruediger Minor - Bill Warnock Correspondence, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Ruediger Minor - James White Correspondence, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Ruediger Minor - Robert Harman Correspondence, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Ruediger Minor - Lara Dose Correspondence, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Russia Trip April 1992 - Correspondence with Adam Kuczma, 1992Add to your cart.
April, 1992
Folder 24: Correspondence with Ruediger Minor, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Personal Correspondence, Notes, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Nikolaev, Sergei - Evaluation Review Team of the General Board of Global Ministries, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 27: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Nikolaev, Sergei - Administrative Secretary of Russian Initiative, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Nikolaev, Sergei - Correspondence and Conversation, 1998-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Nikolaev, Sergei - Moscow Seminary Dedication, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Nikolaev, Sergei - Russia United Methodist Theological Seminary Capital Campaign, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Michel, Don and Marian - Contributors to Russia Initiative/UMCOR, 1994-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Donor/Contributors Prothro, Charles and Elizabeth - Wichita Falls, TX, 1992-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Correspondence Regarding Archimandrite Ioan Ekonomtsev's Daughter Receiving Education in Austin, TX, 1991-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Correspondence with Ms. Irina Myagkova - Russian Translator, Moscow, 1992-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 35: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Samara United Methodist Ministry - To Asbury Seminary, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 36: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Samara United Methodist Ministry - Tanya's Medical Treatment, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 37: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Samara United Methodist Ministry - Northern Europe Central Conference Election of Bishop (2001), 1999-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 38: *RESTRICTED ACCESS* Samara United Methodist Ministry - Visit to the United States from Samara, Russia, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Russia Initiative Update, 1995-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Newsclipping - Conversation with Bishop Ruediger Minor, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Newsclippings, 2004-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Newsclippings, 1989-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Newsclippings: Russian officials visit U.S., 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Newsclipping: Weaver Receives Graves Award, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 45: UMCOR Update Duplicates, Russian Initiative Update Duplicates, Newsclippings, 1991-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Newspapers, Periodicals, Bulletins, 1990s-2000sAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Photos - Bruce Weaver and others, 1993-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 48: RUMC Conference Journal on CD, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Dallas Morning News, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 50: New World Outlook Magazine, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 51: U.S. Partner Churches - Partnership Church Denton, TX - Estonia (?), 1994-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Russian Copy: "Methodism in Eurasia" - History, Theology, Service, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Russian Version of "Methodism in Baltic Countries" - History and Development, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 54: History of the Russian Methodist Church, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Newsclippings, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Newsclippings, 1980s-1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Newsclippings, 1990s-2000sAdd to your cart.
Folder 58: UMCOR Update, 1991-1992Add to your cart.

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