Collection CONG/II-1899.1 - Hopewell Mennonite Church (Hubbard, Oregon)

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US PNMHS CONG/II-1899.1

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Hopewell Mennonite Church (Hubbard, Oregon)

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  • 1890-2020 (Creation)

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Two 5-in. boxes

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Hopewell Mennonite Church, located near Hubbard, Marion County, Oregon, formerly a member of the Pacific Coast Conference, was organized in the fall of 1899 by George R. Brunk, a minister of the Kansas-Nebraska Conference. J. D. Mishler, then of Eugene, Oregon, was the first bishop. The membership in 1953 was 56. The meetinghouse at the time, the second built on the same site, was a frame structure with a seating capacity of 200. Ministers serving this congregation in 1954 were N. L. Hershberger, James Bucher, and Jacob Roth; O. W. King was the deacon.  The congregation withdrew from the Pacific District Conference in 1967 and has been independent since then. Its membership in 2008 was 80; Jake Kropf was the bishop.

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A small collection with assorted records from 1902-2017

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A brief history of the congregation (21 pages) is available in PNMHS II-1890-1-Notebook 1: Brief congregational histories, 1887-1976: Oak Hill - Western Mennonite

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ArchonInternalCollectionID:1718

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2018-07-18; Box 2 added August 2021

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  • English

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