Liz Vanloenen Oral History

Title

Liz Vanloenen Oral History

Subject

Bogue United Methodist Church (Bogue, Kan.)
Methodists -- Kansas.
Church services.

Description

Oral history interview with Liz Vanloenen conducted by Sarah Heidrick in Bogue, Kansas, on November 14, 2009. In this interview, Liz Vanloenen describes the activities of and her involvement with the Bogue United Methodist Church, which she has attended continuously since 1958. She describes the size of the congregation, the funding and maintenance of the church, the organizational structure of the church, the role of the board of trustees, and the relationship between the congregation and its pastor, who is currently shared with the churches of two other local communities. She describes aspects of the church building, the church service, and the programs for baptism and confirmation. She discusses the history of the Methodist Church in Kansas, and the issue of race within the church and the local community. She also discusses the closure of local churches, and the history of the Bogue United Methodist Church. This interview was conducted for the Religion in Kansas course taught at the University of Kansas by Dr. Timothy Miller in the fall of 2009.

Source

Religion in Kansas Project

Publisher

Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas

Date

11/14/2009

Contributor

Oral histories created by University of Kansas students, staff and faculty as part of the Religion in Kansas Project are archived in KU ScholarWorks, the digital repository of the University of Kansas.

Rights

All oral histories in the Religion in Kansas Project are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Format

mp3

Language

en_US

Type

Recording, oral

Identifier

RKsP_Vanloenen_Liz_BogueUnitedMethodistChurch_2009-11-14.mp3 (audio recording)

Coverage

Bogue, KS

Duration

0:31:14

Interviewer

Heidrick, Sarah

Interviewee

Vanloenen, Liz

Citation

“Liz Vanloenen Oral History,” Religion in Kansas Project, accessed April 14, 2024, https://ksreligion.omeka.net/items/show/1163.