Archival Resources

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The Christian and Missionary Alliance has a rich heritage that should be remembered and shared. Its Archives seeks to collect, permanently preserve, and make available those resources which assure the church’s memory of God’s work in its midst, its place within Christendom, and its place as a people before God.

Online Resources

  • Alliance Magazine, 1882-2006

    Alliance Magazine Search the Alliance Magazine PDF archives for articles, news reports, teaching, bible studies and commentaries dating from 1882 to 2006.
  • In the line of fire.

    In the line of fire Learn more about those that have given the ultimate gift in the expansion of the gospel of Jesus Christ—their very lives! And remember with us these lives well lived!
  • Founding Documents

    Founding Documents Official documents dating back to the founding of The C&MA as well as commentaries on those documents are available here. Discover the heart of the mission through these gems of history.
  • Alliance Periodicals

    Alliance Periodicals The Gospel in All Lands, Living Truths Magazine, and Missionary Atlases reveal the written history and heart of The Alliance in its global context.
  • Annual Reports of the C&MA

    Annual Reports These official documents dating from 1888 to 2005 detail the historical ministry of the Alliance at home and overseas. The business of The C&MA is accounted for here.
  • C&MA Historical Timeline

    Historical Timeline This historical timeline of the C&MA brilliantly displays God’s hand in shaping the organization through the service of humble individuals willing to be faithful to God’s calling.
  • Historial Photographs

    Photographs A pictorial history of the life and times of The Alliance. View and download these treasures documenting the movement from it’s start. Also available are images of historical persons.
  • Web Links

    Web Links Link to other libraries and archives affiliated with The C&MA. Witness the connections and influences of The Alliance across the nation and the world through these links.
  • Resources for Purchase

    Resources for Purchase Several historical books, posters, music and the timeline are available for purchase from these links. These items are suitable for personal or church use.

Advanced Research

We understand that there are many opportunities to look back in order to go forward. In that light, The C&MA National Archives offers the following services free of charge:

  • Limited research
  • Limited photocopies
  • Unlimited online resource usage
  • Aid to visiting researchers

We are ready to help you! You can get in touch with us by phone at (719) 599-5999, by fax at (719) 599-8234 by U.S. mail at The C&MA National Archives, PO Box 35000, Colorado Springs, CO 80935-3500, or by email.

For extensive research, please arrange to visit us at the C&MA National Archives in Colorado Springs by contacting us directly. Note that because of the nature of archival material, the C&MA National Archives does not participate in interlibrary loan.

The Archives hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; please call for appointment. In your message, please provide: Specific details of the nature of your work and materials/ information desired; your name, address, and phone number; your deadline (if any).

Alliance History

For more than 120 years, the heart of The Alliance has been the Fourfold Gospel, which focuses on Jesus as Savior, Sanctifier, Healer, and Coming King. We hold a common desire to see every man, woman, and child experience a personal relationship with God in the fullness of Jesus Christ.

Learn more about Alliance history.

The C&MA National Archives is a member of:

American Theological Library Association

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