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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.

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