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Church Library

To assist churches and associations in establishing effective and efficient church libraries.

Overarching goal:
To provide quality training events for church and associational library workers as well as providing personal assistance for individuals, churches, and associations in beginning or improving their library ministries.

Tennessee Baptist Convention
Church Library Ministry
P.O. Box 728
Brentwood, TN 37024-0728

Church Library E-Newsletter

Periodic Tennessee Baptist Convention Church Library E-newsletter
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Church Library Ministry Information Service

What Is It?

  • A comprehensive how-to resource for church librarians.
  • A starter-pack (164 pages with 6 tabs; three-hole punched) containing the best practices in church library administration, classification and cataloging, collection development, and promotion.
  • A tool for organizing all of the information that guides your church library ministry—web site articles, conference handouts, and LifeWay Christian Store releases.
  • A resource that will never go out of date!

Who Wrote It?

  • Beth Andrews, Park Cities Baptist Church Library Team Leader, Dallas, TX
  • Hope Winter Ferguson, First Baptist Church Library Team Leader, Natchitoches, LA
  • Eva Nell Hunter, Central Baptist Church Library Team Leader, Decatur, AL
  • Morlee Maynard, National Leader, Church Library Ministry, LifeWay Christian Resources
  • David Tiller, Senior Organizational Development Specialist, LifeWay Christian Stores

Cost: $19.99 (ISBN: 0-8054-5906-5)

Publisher: Broadman & Holman

Available from LifeWay Christian Stores and

New Library Starts

The library ministry in a church supports and undergirds the churches total education and missions programs, meets the needs of people, aids in the Christian growth and development of the individual, and promotes the spread of the Gospel.

Many of our churches today have realized the importance of a library ministry but are unsure how to begin this vital ministry. For assistance in beginning a library ministry in your church, contact: Bev League, Church Library Specialist, (615) 289-8344 or (800) 558-2090.

Churches interested in starting a library ministry are asked to complete a simple form after they have voted to begin this ministry. Upon our reception of this form, the church will be sent a voucher good for one free registration at the Fall Church Library Clinic of their choice. Four of these clinics are held across the state each fall.

For more information regarding the Church Library Ministry, contact:
Bev League (615) 289-8344


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