Fonds ORG - Bethany Mennonite Church (Watrous) fonds

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CA MHC ORG

Title

Bethany Mennonite Church (Watrous) fonds

Date(s)

  • 1968-2005 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

2.2 m of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

(1932-2005)

Administrative history

The Bethany Mennonite congregation formally organized in 1932. The first building was occupied in 1932, with a subsequent building program in 1951.

Because of dwindling numbers and an aging membership of 10 people, the congregation held its last service in December 2005. Remaining members joined the North Star Mennonite Church except for one couple, which joined the local Baptist church.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

the congregation

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds contains bulletins (1968-2002), congregational meeting minutes (1987-2000), church council meeting minutes (1985-1993), programmes (1985), annual reports (1986-1999), financial records (1989), and a newsletter (1987). The records pertain to the development of the Mennonite congregation in Watrous, Saskatchewan and document some of the leaders and participants of the congregation.

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Accruals

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Inventory file list

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Dates of creation revision deletion

By Bert Friesen 22 January 2002.

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