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Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham records

Identifier: NCC-0033

Scope and Contents

The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham records include materials related to the history of the church. The folders include church bulletins from the 1989 centennial services, a 1967 fiftieth anniversary service, a 1995 mother-daughter banquet program; an audio cassette tape recording of the 1989 homecoming; several letters and clippings related to individual church members; and numerous photographs, most unlabeled. The scrapbook contains the history of the church from 1926, including clippings and photographs of pastors and their families, many photographs of church members and church activities, several church bulletins and other documents, organized by decade.


  • 1926 - 2006

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Administrative History

The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham was founded in 1889 as the Gospel Tabernacle of Durham. Its charter was issued in 1917 as Gospel Tabernacle of Durham and the church was located at the corner of Morris and Morgan Streets. A brick church building was built at 301 N Gregson Street in 1927 at the intersection with Lamond Avenue. The church was known by the following names: Christian and Missionary Alliance Gospel Tabernacle, the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham, Durham Alliance Church, First Alliance Church after a group of members founded Faith Alliance Church on Umstead Road, and lastly Trinity Community Church. Trinity Community Church closed in June 2006.


3 Folders

0.5 Linear Foot (1 binder box)

Language of Materials



The records are arranged into three folders. Folder 1: Church programs and notes. Folder 2: Member correspondence and clippings. Folder 3: Photographs, slides and audio cassette.

Physical Access Restrictions

Some of our materials are stored offsite. These items are not available for same day access and require advance notice to retrieve. Contact North Carolina Collection staff at to plan your visit.

Technical Access Restrictions

Audio recordings in this collection are in a format that is not currently accessible. Contact North Carolina Collection staff at for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Finding Aid for the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham Records
Lynn Anderson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2022 July: Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace by Beth Morris Weiss.

Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States