RepositoryChurch of England Record Centre
Alt Ref NoMM
Extent41 files
TitleThe Papers of Marjorie Milne
DescriptionThe collection comprises the personal papers of Marjorie Milne. The bulk of the collection is made up of personal notebooks, diaries and writings dating from the late 1950s through to the 1970s. Most of the material focuses around Milne's devotional thoughts and plans for Christian unity through the Trinity centres. There are many fragments contained within the collection and drafts and re-workings of ideas that Milne was working on. There are also many copies of Bible passages for use in personal reflection.
AdminHistoryMarjorie Milne was a campaigner for Christian Unity. In 1954 she initiated the "Three Hours of Silent Prayer" for Unity, which was gradually observed nationwide in Anglican cathedrals by supporters of the ecumenical movement. In 1963 a centre for silent prayer was established by her at Glastonbury from which she communicated with supporters about issues of Unity within the church. The Trinity Centre was opened to all who wished to enter into its way of life of prayer, silence, study and hospitality and was seen as a growing point where people of different spiritual backgrounds could learn to serve God together.
AcquisitionThe papers of Marjorie Milne were deposited with the Church of England Record Centre in 1987 by Brian Frost.

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GB/109/22045Milne; Marjorie (1907-1977)1907-1977
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