Fonds ORG - Bethany Mennonite Church fonds

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Bethany Mennonite Church fonds


  • 1966-2002; 2004-2020 (Creation)

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80 cm of textual records

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Administrative history

Bethany Mennonite Church was an outgrowth of the Niagara United Mennonite Church in 1964. It was mandated to provide a congregational home in the English language, whereas the mother congregation, Niagara, would be more for the German language. Bethany had 144 charter members in 1964.

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the congregation

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The fonds contains bulletins, directories, newsletters, annual reports, a brief congregational history (1977), and congregational meeting minutes. The records pertain to the founding and development the congregation and they document the activities of the leaders and participants.

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Bethany Mennonite Church fonds. Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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By Bert Friesen 11 March 2002. Updated by Selenna Wolfe 12 May 2021. Updated by Selenna Wolfe 13 July 20201.




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