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Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives
Winnipeg, Manitoba


 

United Mennonite Church (Black Creek, B.C.)

Retrieval numbers: Volume 98

Title: United Mennonite Church (Black Creek, B.C.) fonds
Dates: 1972-1986
Extent: 8 cm of textual records
Repository: Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives

Historical note

The United Mennonite Church in Black Creek, British Columbia was founded in 1935 by Mennonites settlers from the prairies who had arrived in the early 1930s. They built their own meeting house in 1937. In 1939 there were 27 members and in 1947 there were 35 members. They had further building projects in 1963 and 1994. In 1968 there were 64 members. In 1985 there were 63 members and in 2000, 94 and 2002, 70 members. The leaders of the congregation were: Jacob Brucks (1939), Nick Friesen (1940-1954), Peter Born (1950-1954), Walter Dirks (1955-1960), D. Dueck (1959), August Schmidt (1960), Harry Dirks (1961), G.I. Peters (1962), Jakob Enns (1963-1968), Jacob Schmidt (1969-1970), A.B. Koop (1971-1992), Nick Dyck (1980-1982), Peter Neudorf (1985-1994), Tanell & Marvin Wirzba (1995-2000), Abe Buhler (2002- ).

Scope and content note

This fonds contains bulletins (1972-1986), annual reports (1974-1986), statement of faith ([197-?]), and a directory ([1986]). The records pertain to the development of the Mennonite congregation in Black Creek, B.C. since the early 1970s.

Index terms

Subject terms

United Mennonite Church (Black Creek, B.C.)

Creators

United Mennonite Church (Black Creek, B.C.)

Adjunct descriptive data

Finding aids

Inventory file list available.

Notes

Language

Some German.

Restrictions on access

No restrictions on access.

Other notes

Textual records have been deposited by the congregation at the Mennonite Heritage Centre. Described by Bert Friesen 21 February 2003.


United Mennonite Church (Black Creek, B.C.) fonds file list:

Volume 98

  1. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1972)
  2. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1973)
  3. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1974), annual reports (1974)
  4. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1975)
  5. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1977), annual reports (1977), statement of faith ([197-?])
  6. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1978)
  7. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1979), annual reports (1979)
  8. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, annual reports (1980)
  9. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1981), annual reports (1981)
  10. United Mennonite Church, Black Creek, bulletins (1982)
  11. Black Creek United Mennonite Church bulletins (1986), annual reports (1986), directory ([1986])
  12. United Mennonite Church directory (1993)