RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoSTOTT/3/6
Extent75 ff.
TitleCare and Counsel
DateNov 1973-31 Aug 1990
DescriptionPapers and correspondence concerning Care and Council, a central London Christian counselling and teaching centre, from its foundation in 1974 to its closure in 1990. Includes discussion of the aims of the organisation and the difficulties of fundraising. Correspondents include Charles Green and Harold Harland.

ff. 1-2: brief manuscript notes by John Stott concerning the development of the organisation

ff. 3-19: Decision by the Council of Management to close Care and Counsel, 18 December 1989-31 August 1990
Includes correspondence, minutes of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Care and Counsel on 8 January 1990, and a report on a subsequent meeting on 21 July 1990

ff. 20-50, 52-53, 55, 65-67: Published material issued by Care and Counsel, including course guides, annual reports and newsletters to friends of the organisation

ff. 51: letter from Liz Shedden, Director of Care and Counsel, to Stott, including reference to the joint work of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and Care and Counsel, 17 July 1984

ff. 54: press cutting concerning the retirement of Myra Chave-Jones as secretary of the Care and Counsel Council, 30 September 1983

ff. 56-60: Correspondence between Stott and Jeanne Wesson concerning the Care and Counsel consultation on 'Personal and Pastoral Attitudes to Homosexual People', 18 September - 17 October 1980

ff. 61-64: Typescript document by Stott entitled 'The Caring Church: working towards God's ideal' discussing Care and Counsel, 19 February 1979

ff. 68-75: Foundation of Care and Counsel, Nov 1973-Nov 1974
Primarily relating to two half-day conferences of clergy, social workers and psychiatrists to discuss unmet pastoral needs and the possibility of establishing a Christian counselling centre in London
ArrangementReverse chronological order
RelatedMaterialSee also STOTT/7/5/15 for research papers relating to the chapter entitled 'Same Sex Partnerships?' in 'Issues Facing Christian's Today' by John Stott.

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GB/109/19940London Institute for Contemporary Christianity; 1982-1982-
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