Table of Contents

I. Preface

II. Introduction

III. The Regions & Churches

A. Northwest Arctic

1. Early Work on St. Lawrence Island

2. Cape Prince of Wales

3. Nome Presbyterian Church, Nome

4. Aywaan Bering Sea Larger Parish

5. Mission Come Full Circle or The Chukotka Native Christian Ministry...By Neil Munro

6. Yup'ik Missionary Work Begins on the Chukotka Peninsula

B. Arctic

1. Utkeagvik Presbyterian Church, Barrow

2. Olgonik Presbyterian Church, Wainwright

3. Kaktovik Presbyterian Church, Barter Island

4. Chapel in the Mountains, Anaktuvuk Pass

5. Kuukpik Presbyterian Church, Nuiqsut

6. Atqasuk Chapel, Atqasuk

7. Ahmaogak-Akootchook Parish

C. Interior

1. Work in the Yukon Begins: The Gold Rush and Central Alaska

2. First Presbyterian Church, Fairbanks by Charles Gray

3. Community Presbyterian Church, Cordova

4. Grace Presbyterian Church, Nenana

5. The Alaska Highway Ministry

6. The Alaska Railbelt Ministry

7. Big Delta Presbyterian Church, Delta Junction

8. University Community Presbyterian Church, Fairbanks

9. New Hope Church, Fairbanks

10. Korean Presbyterian Church, Fairbanks

D. Southcentral

1. Anchorage Area Presbyterians Organize and Re-Organize

2. First Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

3. United Protestant Church, Palmer

4. First Presbyterian Church, Wasilla

5. Faith Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

6. Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

7. Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

8. Trinity Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

9. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

10. Westminster Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

11. Jewel Lake Parish, Anchorage

12. First Korean Presbyterian Church, Anchorage

13. Eagle River Presbyterian Church, Eagle River

14. Other Southcentral Ministries

IV. Special Ministries

A. Alaska Presbyterians and Health Care

B. Hospitality House, Bingle Camp, King's Lake Camp, Prison Ministry, Mary Magdalene

C. Presbyterians and the Pipeline Ministry

D. Presbyterian Women Organize to Serve

V. Issues

A. Ecumenism in Alaska

B. Presbyterians and Liquor in Alaska

C. Presbyterians and Other Issues

D. Presbyterians Take Candidates Under Care for Ministry Preparation

E. Presbyterians: Sexual Ethics, Marriage and the Gender of God

F. Presbyterians and Native Alaskans

1. Their Language and Their Land

2. Presbyterians and the Fight for Native Land Claims

3. Presbyterian Involvement in the Native Land Claims Settlement

4. Presbyterians and the North Slope Borough

5. Presbyterians and Other Borough Issues

6. Presbyterians and the First Inuit Circumpolar Conference

7. Presbyterians and Subsistence

VI. Through the Eyes

Amanda McFarland: Mother of Alaska Missions by Pauline Burkher, 1984

"Mr. Alaska": R. Rolland "Army" Armstrong, an interview with Allison Armstrong Keef

The Church in Alaska in the 1940s and 1950s by R. Rolland Armstrong

A Glorious Walk With My Lord: The Story of Elmer E. Parker submitted by Allison (Armstrong) Keef

Raven's Eye View of the Yukon Presbytery 1971-1985, An Interview with Gordon Corbett, Associate Synod Executive, by Dianne O'Connell

Protect Everyone's Rights, Presbyterians Urge Voters: Anchorage Times, October 13, 1978

About Neil Munro

A Personal Evaluation of Mission in Alaska and Yukon Presbyteries by Neil Munro, former Executive Presbyter

The Rev. Miss Alice Green: First Ordained Woman in the Presbytery of Yukon by Dianne O'Connell

Mary Jane Landstrom: Ecumenical Church Worker by Dianne O'Connell

An Interview with Della Waghiyi: Yup'ik Missionary and Grandma by Dianne O'Connell

Dick Madden Recalls the 1960s and 1970s by Dick Madden

David Dobler Leads Presbytery into Twenty-First Century by Dianne O'Connell

VII. Anniversaries

Twenty-fifth Anniversary

Fiftieth Anniversary 1949

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary 1974

Barrow Celebetrates 100th Anniversary 1999 

VIII. Footprints

Sketches of 100 Yukon Presbyterians (Not in alphabetical order, but somewhat in order of appearance) 

1998 Church Membership

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