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Selkirk Community Mennonite Brethren Church – Selkirk, MB

Proper Title

Selkirk Community Mennonite Brethren Church fonds

Dates of Creation

1984–1996, 2016

Physical Description

0.3 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The Manitoba Missions and Church Extension began a church planting project in Selkirk on 29 January 1984. The congregation was officially chartered on 2 June 1985 and joined the Manitoba Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in 1986. The church used rented facilities (1985–1988) at Dufferin Avenue and then bought a meeting house on Main Street in 1989. The membership stood at 11 in 1986 and 51 in 2000.

The leaders of the congregation were: Art Kliever (1985–1997), Victor Geddert, interim (1998), Earle Wanamaker, interim (1998), Don Petker (2000–2009), Herb Kopp, interim (2008–2009), Scott Koop (2009–2014), Andy Funk (2014–2015), and Justin Majeau (2015– ).

The language of worship is English.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a congregational bulletin (1984) and a congregational address and telephone directory (1995/1996).

Custodial History

Records were transferred to the Centre for MB Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Notes

  • Volume 528.
  • Finding aid consists of a series description and a file list is available.
  • Finding aid: The records are classified under the Canadian Conference of MB Churches inventory BC-548.
  • Described by Bert Friesen 12 September 2001. Updated by Emma Sorensen June 2018.
  • No restrictions.

File List

Volume 528

  1. Selkirk Community Mennonite Brethren Church records, including a congregational bulletin of the official opening service (1984) and a congregational address and telephone directory for 1995/1996. -- 1984–1996.
  2. Selkirk Community Mennonite Brethren Church constitution. -- 1985.
  3. Praise and Prayer Bulletin. -- 2016.
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