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Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church – Brandon, MB

Proper Title

Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church fonds

Dates of Creation

1956–2011

Physical Description

1.75 m of textual records, 1 microfilm reel, 147 photographs, 84 slides, and 23 hours of sound records (cassettes)

Administrative History

The Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church began in 1954 as a the Gospel Light Mission, a ministry to rural people who sought employment in the city of Brandon. Under the leadership of Abe Froese evening services were initially conducted in a rented house. On November 21, 1954 a dedication were took place. In the spring of 1956, Lawrence Warkentin became the pastor and the services were moved to the Forresters Hall. On August 20, 1957 the church had a sod-turning ceremony for a new building. The first baptismal service was held in June 1959. The church was accepted into the Manitoba Conference in 1960 as the Brandon Mennonite Brethren Church. In 1960 Harvey Goossen became the pastor. In 1965 Henry Willms became the pastor and helped the church to develop strongly. They began to have programs such as Pioneer Girls and Christian Service Brigades. In 1970 the church building was expanded and the dedication service for the new building was held on June 7. In 1973 the Alexander MB Church joined membership with the Richmond Park MB Church. In 1975 Albert Baerg became the pastor and began a plan for expansion. A sod-turning ceremony took place on June 20th, 1977.

The leaders of the church included: Abe Froese (1954–1956), Lawrence Warkentin (1956–1959), Harvey Goossen (1960–1964), Henry Willms (1965–1974), Albert Baerg (1975–1980), Harold Krahn (1982–1984), David Bergen (1985–1987) and John Unger (1989–1999), Dave Ens (2001- 2009), Roger Thiessen, Interim (2009–2010), Ben Kramer (2010– ).

The language of worship is English.

Scope and Content

This fond consists the following 14 series of textuals records: History and Constitutions, Membership and Family Records, Weekly Bulletins and News Letters, Membership Minutes and Reports, Council Minutes and Reports, Board of Management Records, Board of Christian Education Records, Board of Evangelism and Other Outreach Records, Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns Records, Ladies Fellowship Records, Other Committees, Programs and Information Files, Correspondence Files, the East End Mission and Riverview Mennonite Brethren Church files and the Gospel Light Bible Camp records. The sound records consist of special events in the life of the congregation such as the building dedication service, ordination and installation services, anniversary services, and of sample sermons preached at the church.

Custodial History

Many records were microfilmed in 1978 through the work of the Historical Commission of the MB Conference. Original materials were deposited at the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies by Shirley Bergen in 1993, 1994, 1998, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Notes

  • Volumes 409–414, 509–510, 1267 and 1270.
  • Finding aid: The records are classified under the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches inventory BC503 (series description and file list available).
  • Finding aid for microfilm: R89, pp. 1096–1108, 1318–2381; R90, pp. 1–398
  • Finding aid for photographs: NP187-01 and NP187-02.
  • Finding aid for slides: NS19-01.
  • Accession no. 1993–18, 1994–59, 1998–50, 2002-035, 2009-022, 2010-020.
  • File updated by Tamara Dyck Dec. 2009, October 15, 2010; updated by Yvonne Snider-Nighswander October 11, 2011.

Series Descriptions

I. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church history and constitution.
1973, 1976, 1982.
7 cm of textual records and 94 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of a short history of the church up until the mid 1980’s, church constitutions of the years 1973, 1976, and 1982, and Shirley Bergen's scrapbook outlining the history of the church from 1944-1998.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 1–2, Vol. 1267 no. 25, Vol. 1270 no. 1-8.
  • microfilm R89, pp 1096–1108, 1336–1418.
  • photographs NP187-01.

II. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church membership and family records.
1959–1979.
17 pp; microfilm.

  • This series consists of the church membership register.
  • Finding aid: microfilm R89, pp 1318–1335.

III. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins and news letters.
1964, 1966, 1970–1975, 1985–1987, 1989–2008.
34 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of Sunday morning bulletins: 1964, 1970–1975, 1985–1987, 1989–2008, and the Morning Star News, and the church news paper: 1993–1998.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 3–24, Vol. 1267 no. 1-9, Vol. 1270 no. 17.

IV. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church membership minutes and reports.
1958–2007.
38.5 cm of textual records and 564 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of minutes of the membership meetings 1958–1960, 1967–2005, annual reports from 1960–1994, 1997-2005.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 25–32, vol. 1267 no. 17-18 and 30, Vol. 1270 no.13, 18. Microfilm R89, pp 1419–1982.

V. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Council minutes and reports.
1957–2007.
17.5 cm of textual records and 352 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of the minutes from the church council meetings 1957–1975, 1982–1994 and 1998-2006, and business meetings 2000-2003.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 33–36, Vol. 1270 no. 12, 14-16. Microfilm R89, pp 1983–2335.
  • The Board of Social and Spiritual Concerns held the functions of the Church council from 1975–1982. There are no church council minutes during that period.

VI. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Board of Management.
1958–1988.
4.5 cm of textual records and 71 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of the minutes from the Board of Management for 1971 and 1974–1987. The series also includes financial statements of the Gospel Light Mission Church of Brandon (1956–1958), church budgets from 1983–1988, financial statemtns from 1999-2008 and Stewardship committee minutes and reports for 1999-2004.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 37, 39–42, vol. 1267 no. 11 and  29. Microfilm R90, pp. 327–398.

VII. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Board of Christian Education.
1958–1988.
9.5 cm of textual records and 326 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of the minutes of the Christian Education Committee 1962–1973, the minutes of the Board of Christian Education 1976–1988, Sunday School Executive minutes and correspondence 1967–1978, and other Sunday School material 1981–1988. This series also includes files related to other programs in the area of education such as Kindergarten Registration lists 1958–1961, information for Pioneer Girls and Brigade clubs 1962–1988, College and Career 1983–1987, Junior Worship Services from 1970–1976, the Library and Our Kids Are Young (OKAY) minutes 1982–1983.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 38, 44–56, 72, 78, vol. 1267 no. 12 and 28.
  • microfilm R90, pp 1–326.

VIII. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Board of Evangelism and other outreach.
1958–1993.
16.5 cm of textual records and 35 pp (microfilm).

  • This series consists of minutes from the Board of Evangelism 1975–1988, the Board of Missions and Outreach 1986–1993, the Planning Committee 1973–1981, the forward planning committee 1987–1988, Telefriend Ministry (1987), Usher information from 1986–1988, 1991–1993 and Goals for 1985–1992.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 59–63, 65, 67–68, 91, 110 and vol. 1267 no. 14.
  • microfilm R89, pp 2336–2381

IX. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns.
1975–2005.
7.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of the minutes of the Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns as well as some correspondence received by the board from 1983–1984. (From 1975–1982 the BSSC functioned as the church council.) There is also one file of minutes of the deaconate for 1985–1988, and minutes and reports from the Worship and Discipleship/Faith and Life minutes.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 43, 69–71, 103, Vol. 1267 no. 15-16.

X. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church Ladies Fellowship records.
1956–1989.
5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of the minutes of the Ladies Friendship Circle 1956–1976, and the Ladies Fellowship minutes 1973–1989. Also included are Ladies Fellowship financial information, minutes of women’s conferences and related correspondence, letters to missionaries and various notes.. The series has minutes from the Riverview Ladies Friendship Club 1962, and the Morning Out for Moms meetings 1985, 1987–1988.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 79–90, 133–134

XI. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church other committees, programs and information.
1959–1992.
7 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of minutes for the Caring Ministry,  Recreation Committee, Music Committee, Food Committee, Search Committees, Brandon Univeristy Chaplaincy Advisory Committee, Joint meeting of the Justice and Richmond Park churches and the Western District Church Leaders Meetings. Other files include information on Career Start 1983, conference highlights 1984, statistical reports 1966–1981, the church leadership retreat 1982 and 2001, important papers such as contracts and guarantee certificates 1966–1970, funeral records (obituaries, burial permits and funeral programs sorted alphabetically) and installation services.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 66, 73–77, 92–97, vol. 1267 no. 10, 13, 26 and 27, Vol. 1270 no.10.

XII. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church correspondence files.
1961–1972, 1976–1993.
7 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of correspondence both received and sent by the church. Much of the correspondence was written or received by the pastor.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 98–109, 127–130, Vol. 1270 no. 9, 11.

XIII. East End Mission and Riverview Mennonite Brethren Church files.
1958–1967.
12 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of bulletins, financial records, Sunday School and Daily Vacation Bible School records, East End Hobby Club records and correspondence related to the early Mennonite Brethren activities in Brandon, Manitoba.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 88, 111–120, 122–126
  • Acc. No. 1994–59

XIV. Gospel Light Bible Camp records.
1959–1964, 1966, 1970–1986.
10 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of records of campers, financial records, minutes and program information related to the operation of the Gospel Light Bible Camp, a ministry of the Brandon Mennonite Brethren Church which occured at Clear Lake, Manitoba.
  • Finding aid: Richmond Park MB Church file list no. 57–58, 141–149.

XV. Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church sermons and special events.
1978–1996.
23 hours of sound records (cassettes).

  • This series consists of cassette recordings of special events such as the church dedication in 1978 with guest speaker J.A. Toews, the ordination of Pastor Albert Baerg, the installation service of Pastor Harold Krahn and tapes from the 25th, 30th and 40th anniversaries. There are a recordings of sermons by local leaders as well as guests including Lawrence Warkentin, Henry Willms, David Bergen, Peter Klassen and Herb Kopp, Dwayne Dyck and John Unger.
  • Finding aid: File list available.

File List

Volume 409

31. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1982–1986.
32. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1989–1994.
33. Church Council Minutes. – 1957–1972.
34. Church Council Minutes. – 1973–1975.
35. Church Council Minutes. – 1982–1991.
36. Church Council Minutes. – 1991–1994
37. Financial statements (Gospel Light Church of Brandon). – 1956–1958.
38. Christian Education Committee minutes. – 1962–1964, 1967–1973.
39. Board of Management. – 1971, 1974–1980.
40. Board of Management. – 1981–1986.
41. Board of Management. – 1985–1987.
42. Church Budgets. – 1983–1988.
43. Deaconate Minutes. – 1985–1988.
44. Board of Christian Education. – 1976–1981.
45. Board of Christian Education. – 1981–1982.
46. Board of Christian Education. – 1982–1986.
47. Board of Christian Education. – 1984–1988.
48. Sunday School Executive Minutes, correspondence. – 1967–1978.
49. Sunday School. – 1981–1987.
50. Sunday School. – 1984–1988.
51. Kindergarten Registration. – 1958–1961.
52. Pioneer Girls. – 1962–1988.
53. Brigade. – 1969–1984.
54. Youth. – 1970–1979, 1983.
55. Youth. – 1982–1985.
56. College and Career. – 1983–1987.
57. Gospel Light Bible Camp. – 1972–1983.
58. Gospel Light Bible Camp. – 1984–1986.
59. Board of Missions and Outreach. – 1986–1993.
60. Board of Evangelism. – 1975–1981.
61. Board of Evangelism. – 1982–1986.
62. Board of Evangelism and Missions. – 1981, 1985–1988.
63. Planning Committee. – 1973–1981.
64. Associate Search Committee. – 1983, 1986–1987.
65. Forward Planning Committee. – 1987–1988.
66. Installation Services. – 1975, 1985, 1987.
67. Ushers Memo. – 1986–1988.
68. Usher Information. – 1991–1993.
69. Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns. – 1975–1978.
70. Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns. – 1978–1983.
71. Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns. – 1984–1988.

Volume 410

1. Richmond Park MB Church Historical material.
2. Constitutions of the Brandon MB / Richmond Park MB Church. – 1973, 1976, 1982.
3. Bulletins. – 1964, 1966.
4. Bulletins. – 1970, 1971.
5. Bulletins. – 1972.
6. Bulletins. – 1973.
7. Bulletins. – 1974.
8. Bulletins. – 1975.
9. Bulletins. – 1985–1986.
10. Bulletins. – 1986–1987.
11. Bulletins. – 1989.
12. Bulletins. – 1990.
13. Bulletins. – 1991.
14. Bulletins. – 1992.
15. Bulletins. – 1993.
16. Bulletins. – 1994.
17. Bulletins. – 1995.
18. Bulletins. – 1996.
19. Bulletins. – 1997.
20. Bulletins. – 1998.
21. Morning Star News. – 1993–1994.
22. Morning Star News. – 1995.
23. Morning Star News. – 1996.
24. Morning Star News. – 1997–1998.
25. Annual Reports. – 1968–1981.
26. Annual Reports. – 1983–1994.
27. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1967–1973.
28. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1974–1975.
29. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1975–1979.
30. Church Business Meeting Minutes. – 1979–1982.

Volume 411

72. OKAY Business Meeting Minutes. – 1982–1983.
73. Recreation Committee Minutes. – 1982–1983.
74. Worship Planning Meeting. – 1991.
75. Music Committee Minutes. – 1984–1987.
76. Music Committee Minutes. – 1984–1986.
77. Western District Church Leaders Meetings. – 1969–1979.
78. Library. – 1973, 1985.
79. Ladies Friendship Circle. – 1956–1973.
80. Ladies Friendship Circle. – 1966–1976.
81. Ladies Fellowship Minutes. – 1973–1982.
82. Ladies Fellowship Minutes. – 1976–1977.
83. Ladies Fellowship Minutes. – 1985–1987.
84. Ladies Fellowship Minutes. – 1987–1989.
85. Ladies Fellowship Expenses. – 1981–1982.
86. Ladies Fellowship Misc. Notes. – 1985–1986.
87. Ladies Fellowship Misc. – 1973, 198?.
88. Riverview Ladies Friendship Club. – 1962.
89. Morning Out for Moms Minutes. – 1985, 1987–1988.
90. Gospel Light Missionary Circle Minutes. – 1959–1962.
91. Telefriend Ministry. – 1987.
92. Career Start. – 1983.
93. Conference Highlights and Correspondence. – 1984.
94. Building and land agreements. – 1966–1970.
95. Funerals. – Alphabetical.
96. Statistical Reports. – 1966–1981.
97. Church Leadership Retreat. – 1982.
98. Correspondence. – 1976.
99. Correspondence. – 1979–1980.
100. Correspondence. – 1980–1981.
101. Personal Correspondence. – 1982–1983.
102. General Correspondence. – 1982–1983.
103. Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns Correspondence. – 1983–1984.
104. Correspondence. – 1983–1987.
105. Correspondence. – 1984.
106. Letters. – 1985–1988.
107. Correspondence. – 1985–1986.
108. Correspondence. – 1985–1987.
109. MB Herald Correspondence. – 1990–1993.
110. Goals. – 1985–1992.
111. Riverview MB Church Bulletins. – 1962–1964.
112. Riverview MB Church Cashbook. – 1960–1965.
113. Riverview MB Church Receipts. – 1961–1965.
114. East End Mission Building Fund Receipts. – 1960–1965.
115. Riverview MB Church Bank Statements. – 1965–1967.
116. Riverview MB Church Sunday School Records. – 1960–1965.
117. Riverview MB Church Daily Vacation Bible School. – 1958, 1963.
118. Good News Clubs. – 1960–1962.
119. East End Mission Hobby Clubs. – 1958–1960.
120. East End Mission Sunday School. – 1960–1963.
121. Junior Worship Services. – 1970–1976.
122. Kindergarten. – 1961–1963.
123. East End Mission Census. – 196?.
124. East End Mission Building Plan. – 1959.
125. Riverview MB Church Correspondence. – 1962–1963.
126. Gospel Light Mission Correspondence. – 1958–1959.
127. Church correspondence. – 1966.
128. Western District Correspondence. – 1966.

Volume 412

129. Church correspondence. – 1966–1969.
130. Church correspondence. – 1961–1972.
131. Crusade. – 1969.
132. DVBS – 1959–1964.
133. Women’s Conference minutes and correspondence. – 1970–1971.
134. Ladies Fellowship letters to missionaries. – 1973.
135. Music committee. – 1964–1968.
136. Food committee minutes. – 1978.
137. Joint meeting of Justice and Richmond Park minutes. – 1989–1990.
138. Brandon University Chaplaincy Advisory Committee meeting minutes. – 1990–1991.
139. Search committee. – 1994–1995.
140. Brandon MB Church guest book. – 1961–1966.

Volume 413

141. GLB Camp finance. – 1959–1963.
142. GLB Camp programs / singing. – 1960–1963.
143. GLB Camp sports. – 1963.
144. GLB Camp evaluation. – 1960–1964.
145. GLB record or activity. – 1964.
146. GLB Camp counsellor & staff applications. – 1961.
147. Record of campers. – 1960.
148. Record of campers. – 1961.
149. Minutes of meetings. – 1961–1963.
150. 55 Plus group minutes. – 1997.
151. Financial budgets. – 1997–1998.
152. Church leadership retreat (Church survey). – 1998.
153. Faith and Life Ministry Meeting minutes. – 1990–1997.

Volume 414

154. Music Committee minutes. – 1991–1992, 1998–1999.
155. Stewardship Ministry meeting minutes. – 1990–1999.
156. Council Meeting minutes. – 1995–1997.
157. Board of Management minutes. – 1989–1990.
158. Christian Education meeting minutes. – 1988–1998.
159. Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns minutes. – 1989–1990.
160. Outreach ministry minutes and correspondence. – 1990–2000.
161. Caring ministry. – 1989–1991.
162. 25th Anniversary calendar for MCC Self-Help Centre (Brandon). – 1998.
163. Richmond Park MB Church telephone directory. – 1995–1996.
164. Richmond Park MB Church pictorial directory. – [1993?].
165. Boards and Councils Retreat. - 1985 - 1992.
166. Exploring the role of the deacon. - 1976, 1981.
167. Guidelines for inactive members. - 1984, 1987.
168. Annual and Business Meeting minutes.  - 1975 - 1980.
169. Church Membership, Business Meeting minutes and reports. - 1960 - 1967.
170. Miscellaneous reports, minutes and correspondence. - 1980 - 1994.
171. Gospel Light Bible Camp. - 1959.
172. Annual Reports. - 1995 - 2002.

Volume 509

1. Church Membership, Family, Baptismal and Marriage Registers: - ca. 1926–1938.

Volume 510

1. Church Membership, Family and Baptismal Registers: - ca. 1926–1972.

Volume 1267

1.  Church bulletins. -- 1999.
2.  Church bulletins. -- 2000.
3.  Church bulletins. -- 2001.
4.  Church bulletins. -- 2002.
5.  Church bulletins. -- 2003.
6.  Church bulletins. -- 2004.
7.  Church bulletins. -- 2005.
8.  Church bulletins. -- 2006.
9.  Church bulletins. -- 2007.
10. Leadership Retreat. -- 2001.
11. Stewardship committee minutes and reports. -- 1999-2004.
12.  Christian Education minutes and reports. -- 1997-2000.
13.  Caring ministry minutes. -- 1999-2003.
14.  Missions and Outreach minutes. -- 2000-2003.
15.  Worship and Discipleship/Faith and Life minutes and reports. -- 1999-2002.
16.  Worship and Discipleship/Faith and Life minutes and reports. -- 2003-2005.
17.  Church Business/Congregational Meeting minutes. -- 1994-1999.
18.  Church Business/Congregational Meeting minutes. -- 2000-2005.
19.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 1998-1999.
20.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 2000.
21.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 2001-2002.
22.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 2003.
23.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 2004.
24.  Church Council minutes and reports. -- 2005-2006.
25.  Church Constitution revised. -- n.d.
26.  Leadership Assessment tools. -- ca. 2004.
27.  Church Expansion Task Force. -- 1998-2004.
28.  Childrens Ministry Policy on Child Abuse and Safety. -- 1999-2004.
29.  Financial Statements. -- 1999-2008.
30.  Annual General Meeting reports. -- 1994, 1997-2005, 2007.

Volume 1270

1.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : beginning days. -- 1944-1960.
2.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : Harvey Gossen. -- 1959-1965.
3.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : Henry Willms. -- 1965-1975.
4.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : Albert Baerg. -- 1975-
5.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : Harold Krahn. -- 1983-1985.
6.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : David Bergen. -- 1987-
7.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : Gerry and Nora Harms. -- 1987-1989.
8.  Shirley Bergen Scrapbook : John and Merrill Unger. -- 1989-1998.
9.  Miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1999-2005.
10. Miscellaneous reports. -- n.d.
11. Correspondence: Earl Davey. -- 2000-2001.
12. Business Meeting minutes and reports. -- 2000-2003.
13. Church Meeting minutes and reports. -- 2003-2007.
14. Council Meeting minutes and reports. -- 1993-1997.
15. Council Meeting minutes and reports. -- 2003.
16. Council Meeting minutes and reports. -- 2007.
17. Church Bulletins. -- 2008.
18. Church Membership minutes and reports. -- 1999-2004.

Audio cassette recordings file list

  • NA-17-44 Toews, John A. Church dedication with guest speaker J.A. Toews / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – May 7, 1978.
  • NA-17-45 Baerg, Albert & Lorna Ordination service of Albert and Lorna Baerg / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Jan. 6, 1980.
  • NA-17-46 Krahn, Harold Installation service of Pastor Harold Krahn / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Sept. 19, 1982. 2 tapes.
  • NA-17-47 Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon) Richmond Park history tape used at 25th anniversary / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – 1981.
  • NA-17-48 Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon) Church’s 30th anniversary / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – 1986.
  • NA-17-49 Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon) Church’s 40th anniversary / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Oct. 20, 1996.
  • NA-17-50 Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon) Church’s 40th anniversary / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Oct. 20, 1996.
  • NA-17-51 Warkentin, Lawrence Sermon by Lawrence Warkentin / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Feb. 28, 19--.
  • NA-17-52 Willms, Henry Baptism with the Holy Spirit / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – 19--.
  • NA-17-53 Willms, Henry Prayer ministry / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – 1974?.
  • NA-17-54 Bergen, David Forgiveness Part 2 / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Dec. 14, 1986.
  • NA-17-55 Morning service / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Dec. 21, 1986. NA-17–56
  • Klassen, Peter Sermon: To my people with love : honor parents / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Oct. 25, 1992. NA-17-57
  • Unger, John Ten Commandments / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Oct. 13, 1992. NA-17-58
  • Where has God gone; Refiner’s fire (music) / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Nov. 20, 1994.
  • NA-17-59 Unger, John Getting hurt for doing right / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – May 27, 1990?.
  • NA-17-60 Unger, John Making magic : family traditions / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Nov. 19, 1995.
  • NA-17-61 Dyck, Dwayne Tithing, blood sacrifice and circumsion / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Feb. 11, 1996.
  • NA-17-62 Unger, John Forgiveness : letting go / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Feb. 18, 1996.
  • NA-17-63 Kopp, Herb Something for which to die, something for which to live / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Feb. 25, 1996.
  • NA-17-64 Unger, John When love becomes helpless / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Mar. 10, 1996.
  • NA-17-65 Unger, John Palm Sunday : a cry of trumph / Recording produced by Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church (Brandon, Man.). – Mar. 31, 1996.

Microfilm file list (cross-referenced to Box file list)

Record Group: BC Manitoba Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.
Series: BC503 RICHMOND PARK M.B.CHURCH, BRANDON, MANITOBA. 1960
(Joined by Alexander M.B.Church in 1973).

Type of Document:                
Period Covered:     Book No.:    Page no.          Reel     Folder

HISTORY Historical Material (Summary and clippings).
1954–1970                     Box 1     pp. 1096–1108         R89         F1

CONSTITUTIONS Church Constitutions. Undated except for
1976                                   Box 6     pp. 1336 –1418         R89         F2

MEMBERSHIP AND FAMILY RECORDS Church Membership Register.
1959–1979                     Box 5     pp. 1318–1335         R89

ANNUAL REPORTS
Sept.1960–May 1979  Box 8     pp. 1637–1982         R89         F25

CONGREGATIONAL MEETINGS Minutes
ca.1958–June 1960       Box 7    pp.  1419–1434         R89
May 1975–Apr.1979      Box 7   pp.  1435–1636         R89         F29

CHURCH COUNCIL MEETINGS Church Council (Board) later to be called Board of Spiritual and Social Concerns. Minutes.
Jan.1957–Dec.1972       Box 9     pp. 1983–2224         R89         F33
Jan.1973–Apr.1975       Box 10  pp.  2225–2335         R89         F34

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Financial Statements (Gospel Light Mission Church of Brandon)
July 1956–Aug.1958     Box 14    pp.  327–398           R90         F37

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Minutes.
Apr.1962–1964                Box 12     pp. 1–22           R90         F38
May 1967–Mar. 1973     Box 12    pp. 23–161       R90         F38

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS (AND EXECUTIVE) MEETINGS. Minutes.
Sept.1963–Aug.1967       Box 13     pp. 162–217    R90         F48
July 1971–Apr.1975         Box 13     pp. 218–326   R90         F48?

CHURCH PLANNING COMMITTEE Minutes.
June 1975–Mar.1979       Box 11     pp. 2336–2381  R89     F63

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