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Akins, James

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: KUMA-02-637

Scope and Contents

Folder 1. Profile update from Bucklin/Ford charge (two copies) (1982) Information card with two color photographs (1991) Information sheet with appointments listed for 1981-1996 Clipping from Augusta Daily Gazette (2002)


  • Record Keeping: Majority of material found in 1982-2002

Biographical or Historical Information

James E. Akins was born on October 10, 1951, in Garden City, Kansas. He attended Kansas State Teachers College (now Emporia State University) in Emporia, Kansas; he then attended seminary at St. Paul School of Theology. He was ordained deacon in 1980 and ordained Elder in 1986. Rev. Akins served in the following charges: 1981-1987, Bucklin/Ford 1988, Kiowa Parrish, Greensburg 1991, Concordia, First UMC 1993-1995, Phillipsburg 1996, transferred to Kansas West Conference (July 1) According to a 2018 listing on the Great Plains Conference website, he is currently serving at Frankfort UMC in Frankfort, Kansas.

Note written by Sarah St. John


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This collection includes information on James E. Akins, who served as pasor in several UMC churches from 1981 to the present (2018).

Arrangement Note

The documents are arranged chronologically.

Other Descriptive Information

Information from Kansas West card file (discarded): middle initial: E 1980 - school, deacon, probationary member 1981 - Bucklin-Ford 1982 - Bucklin 1986 - elder, full member 1988 - Kiowa Keystone Parish, Greensburg 1991 - Concordia, First UMC (may have been here through 92 or 93) 1992 - Phillipsburg (may have started here in 93 or 94) 1996 - Transfered to Kansas East Conference July 1

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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US