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Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Tofield Mennonite Church

Retrieval numbers: Volumes 967, 1951, 2135.

Title: Tofield Mennonite Church fonds
Dates: 1975-2010
Extent: 16 cm of textual records
Repository: Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives

Historical note

The Mennonite congregation at Tofield, Alberta was founded in 1936 by recent immigratns from Russia. They began services in 1929 in homes and rented facilities. In 1937 they completed their own meeting house. The congregation was originally known as Schoenwieser Mennonite Gemeinde zu Tofield or the Schönsee Mennonite Church. In 1941 the membership was 96. The membership was 138 in 1947; in 1956 it was 178. In 1960 the name changed to the Tofield Mennonite Church. In 1972 the membership was 142 and in 1990 it was 127; in 2000 it was 124. The leaders of the congregation were: Cornelius Heidebrecht (1931-1935), David Heidebrecht (1933-1956), Peter Regehr (1935-1960), David Boese (1938-1994), Abe D. Heidebrecht (1940-1980), Gerhard Franz (1941-1960), David Regehr (1943-1988), Abram Epp (1944-1960), Johann Neufeld (1945-1974), A. Baergen (1958-1997), John Unrau (1975-1980), Frank Baergen (1979-1997), Jacob Nickel (1981-1982), Eric Rempel (1982-1989), George Schroeder (1988-1989), Merlin Stauffer (1990-1997), Walt Braun (1998-1999), Bob Crosland (2002- ).

Scope and content note

This file contains bulletins (1975-2001), congregational meeting minutes (1975-1987), congregational office holders (1975-1987), annual reports (1975-1998), and constitution (1977). The records pertain to the development of the Mennonite congregation Tofield, Alberta after 1975. They document some of the leaders and participants in the congregation.

Subject terms

Tofield Mennonite Church

Creators

Tofield Mennonite Church

Adjunct descriptive data

Finding aids

Inventory file list available.

Notes

Restrictions on access

No restrictions on access.

Other notes

Textual records have been deposited on a regular basis at the Mennonite Heritage Centre. Described by Bert Friesen 19 December 2002.


Tofield Mennonite Church fonds file list:

Volume 967

  1. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1975), congregational meeting minutes (1975), congregational office holders (1975), annual reports (1975)
  2. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1976), annual reports (1976), congregational meeting minutes (1976), congregational office holders (1976)
  3. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1977), annual reports (1977), constitution (1977)
  4. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1978)
  5. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1979)
  6. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1980)
  7. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1987), congregational meeting minutes (1987), congregational office holders (1987), annual reports (1987)
  8. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1988)
  9. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1989)

Volume 1951

  1. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1990)
  2. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1991)
  3. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1992), directory (1992), roster (1992)
  4. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1993)
  5. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1994)
  6. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1995)
  7. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1996)
  8. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1997)
  9. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1998), annual reports (1998)
  10. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (1999)
  11. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2000)
  12. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2001)

Volume 2135

  1. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2002).
  2. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2003)
  3. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2004)
  4. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2005)
  5. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2006)
  6. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2007)
  7. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2008)
  8. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2009)
  9. Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2010)
Volume 5654
1.  
Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2011)
2.  Tofield Mennonite Church bulletins (2012)