RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 60/3
Extent91 ff.
TitleGermany: Munich Olympics 1972
Date20 Jan -20 Nov 1972
DescriptionConcerning the chaplaincy for the Munich Olympics.

Includes letters from J.D. Campbell, British Olympic Attaché discussing the resolution of access to the Olympic Village, accommodation, and the lack of entitlement to access any Stadia, 20 Jan 1972 (ff. 1-2); financial issues, including the declined invitation of the Free Church to send a Chaplain, 24 Jan-3 Feb 1972 (ff. 3-5); letter from Campbell, British Olympic Attaché concerning confusion over the attendance of Fleming at the Olympics as well as the preceding scientific conference, 17 Feb 1972 (ff. 6-7); update from Matten, including accommodation, tickets for the Games, Bishop Fleming, Sunday Services and Daily Office, 14-22 Feb 1972 (ff. 8-9); correspondence confirming the nomination by the Church of Scotland of Rev Ian Fraser as their representative, 21-24 Feb 1972 (ff. 10-11); correspondence between Moore and Matten relating to logistical concerns, including the running of 'oases' or Retreat Centres with the Anglican base to be at the Abbey of St Boniface, the date of the Ecumenical Service, media coverage and promotion, information for the chaplaincy team and accommodation for the accompanying wives, 26 Feb-18 Mar 1972 (ff. 12-21); correspondence with Rev Dr Peter Hinchliff of the Board for Mission and Unity concerning financial arrangements for Munich expenses and the use of funds remaining in the accounts of CFR, 17-21 Mar 1972 (ff. 22-23); letter to John Kirkham conveying changes by the German organisers and the issue of accommodation for the wives of the team, 11-12 Apr 1972 (ff. 24-25); text of article for the Gazette - 'Chaplaincy at the Olympic Games' (ff. 26-28); diary of a visit to see Campbell, British Olympic Attaché and draft proposals for the chaplains, 7-9 Apr 1972 (ff. 29-32); correspondence from Matten to Fleming clarifying arrangements, in particular access to the Olympic Village, an open-air service at Wittelsbacher Platz on 2 Sep, and a Roman Catholic opening service in St Matthew Cathedral, 25 Apr-17 May 1972 (ff. 33-35); letter from Matten to Noll, 17 May 1972 (ff. 36-37); letter from Rev M.M. Hamond Moore to Ramsey requesting that money originally gifted by the Buxton Trust to CFR be used to cover expenses in Munich, 17 May 1972 (ff. 38); correspondence between Moore and Matten concerning a second 'oasis' or Retreat Centre at St. Matthäus-Kirche [St Matthew's Church], passes to the Olympic Village and general costs, 17-23 May 1972 (ff. 39-41); correspondence between Moore and Rev Kenneth Francis concerning the suggestion that Rev Tom Farrell be based in the Olympic Village, with costs covered, and use the C.C.C.S [Commonwealth and Continental Church Society] funds previously intended to sponsor Farrell to support Matten, 23-31 May (ff. 42-43) and 16 Jun 1972 (ff. 51); letters from USPG and the Free Church Federal Council concerning arrangements, 26 May-5 Jun 1972 (ff. 44-45); letter to Moore from Matten, 5 Jun 1972 (ff. 46); official Olympics document concerning church services (ff. 47-50); notes on Olympic Games Chaplains (ff. 52-54); World Council of Churches memorandum discussing the types of service suitable for athletes and others at the Olympics, 20 Jun 1972 (ff. 55-56); correspondence concerning the schedule of services, expenses and the provision of literature by USPG, 22 Jun-28 Jul 1972 (ff. 57-60); messages of sympathy relating to the Munich Massacre of members of the Olympic Israeli team including from Ramsey, 6 and 18 Sep 1972 (ff. 61-64); letter from Rev L.R. Melling requesting additional funds from Moore, 20 Sep 1972 (ff. 65); note for the file and correspondence reviewing the Olympic chaplaincy and noting poor uptake of the 'oases', 19 Sep-9 Oct 1972 (ff. 66-69); report by Rev Ian M. Fraser (ff. 70-87); brief accounts and financial notes, 12 Oct-20 Nov 1972.
LanguageEnglish and German

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