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South Park Mennonite Brethren Church – Altona, MB

Proper Title

South Park Mennonite Brethren Church fonds

Dates of Creation

1980–1998

Physical Description

10 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The vision of some Altona families to begin a local congregation took root in 1980. In 1981 the congregation officially opened in rental facilities. The congregation was officially chartered on 29 November 1981 with 15 members. In 1982 the congregation officially joined the Manitoba Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. In its beginning years it had a strong emphasis on Bible studies. In 1987 the membership stood at 64 and in 2000 at 140.

The leaders of the congregation were: Michael Young (1981–1988) and Robert Enns (1989– ).

The language of worship is English.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a brief history of the congregation (1985), congregational directories (1992, 1995), and congregational bulletins (1991–1998).

Custodial History

Records were transferred to the Centre for MB Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba on a regular basis until 1999.

Notes

  • Volume 518.
  • 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-536.
  • Described by Bert Friesen 12 September 2001.
  • No restrictions.

Series Descriptions

I. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church history.
1985.
0.1 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of a brief congregational history (1981–1985).

II. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church Directories.
1992, 1995.
0.2 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational address and telephone directories for 1992 and 1995.

III. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins.
1991–1998.
9.7 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational bulletins (1991–1998).

File List

Volume 518

  1. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church history. – 1985.
  2. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church directories. – 1992, 1995.
  3. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1991.
  4. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1992.
  5. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1993.
  6. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1994.
  7. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1995.
  8. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1996.
  9. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1997.
  10. South Park Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1998.
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