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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 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.

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