Fonds 18 - Mennonite Church of Vernon fonds

Vernon church building Edwin & Tiena Giesbrecht Women working in church kitchen Thanksgiving lunch Youth participating in a christmas program Christmas program Housewarming Church picinic Edwin Giesbrecht entertaining

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CA MHSBC 18

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Mennonite Church of Vernon fonds

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  • 1981-1985, 1999-2002 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records

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(1980-2008)

Administrative history

Mennonite Church of Vernon was founded in 1980 in Vernon, B.C. with 13 charter members. They purchased and renovated their own meeting house in 1980. In 1991 they moved to a new meeting house.

The congregation was a member of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada until 2000 and Mennonite Church British Columbia until 2006. The congregation left both conferences following a decade of discussions on the issue of homosexuality.

In 2008 the congregation merged with the Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church in Vernon to form Grace Bible Church of Vernon, a non-denominational church.

(See GAMEO for names of leaders and for membership numbers.)

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Donor Unknown.

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Fonds is arranged in the following series:
1) Constitution 1985 - (1 file) - Box 49
2) Financial records 1981-1984 - (1 file) - Box 49
3) Reports 1983, 1985 - (1 file) - Box 49
4) Publications 1983-1984 Bulletins, Programs and Directories - 1999, 2000, 2002 - (3 files) - Box 49
5) Photographs

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Box 49

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37

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Record created December 17, 2007
Record modified April 02, 2015

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