Apostolic Archive Collections
Manuel J. Vizcarra Special Collection
Manuel J. Vizcarra (1924 – 2003) was the eighth Bishop President of the Apostolic Assembly, serving from 1986 to 1994. He shepherded over half a dozen churches throughout his lifetime and his colleagues recognized his leadership when he was elected Bishop Supervisor of the historic Northern California District in 1966. An ecclesial visionary
Abel Jiménez Archives
Abel Jiménez was Bishop Supervisor of the Interior California and Nevada District for thirteen years, the longest serving Bishop Supervisor of that district. Currently the Pastor of the 1st San Bernardino Apostolic Assembly, he was the founder of the Apostolic Assembly in Ontario, California, a church which his son, Pastor David Jiménez, now shepherds.
The Foreign Missions Collection is a repertoire of reports, papers, and cases from the Apostolic Assembly’s growth in Central and South America. With many established churches and local histories of their own, the Apostolic Assembly here is a rich resource of missiological insight spanning the service of pioneering missionaries like
Early Apostolic Assembly Archives
From an invitational letter drafted by Patriarch Antonio C. Nava to the first Convention in 1925, to many different articles, constitutions, papers and convention agreements, a vast and miraculous story arises about the Apostolic Assembly’s origins.
Richard Almaraz Archives
Antonio C. Nava Archives
Gilbert Diaz Archives
Pedro Nava Archives