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:
1988, Kiowa Parrish, Greensburg
1991, Concordia, First UMC
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
Language of Materials
This collection includes information on James E. Akins, who served as pasor in several UMC churches from 1981 to the present (2018).
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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