Fonds ORG - Altona Mennonite Church fonds

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CA MHC ORG

Title

Altona Mennonite Church fonds

Date(s)

  • microfilms 1982 (Creation)
  • 1962-2018 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

71 cm of textual records
2 reels of microfilm

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Name of creator

(1962-)

Administrative history

The Altona Mennonite Church was an outgrowth of the Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church. That congregation had space needs and there was a group which wanted more English language services. So in 1962 a new congregation was formed with 22 charter members. Its mission was to reach out to the English-speaking people of Altona and the surrounding area. The congregation met in rented facilities. In 1964 it completed its own meeting house.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

the congregation; Ted E. Friesen in 2000.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a congregational history (1972), constitutions (1962-1993), bulletins (1962-2018), directories (1963-2018), founding documents (1962-1963), annual reports (1962-2017), newsletters (1962-1988), financial records (1963-1990), minutes of congregational meetings, church council, and various committees (1962-2000), correspondence (1962-2000), and church and family registers (1971-1981). The records pertain to the founding and development of the Altona Mennonite Church and they documents the leaders and participants of the congregation.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

By Bert Friesen 24 December 2001.

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