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College Drive Community Church – Lethbridge, AB

Proper Title

College Drive Community Church fonds

Dates of Creation

1979–1995

Physical Description

9 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The congregation was formed in 1979 with 64 charter members, primarily from Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church. They began meeting in rented facilities. In 1984 they moved into their own meeting house when construction was completed. The congregation continued to grow. In 1988 an educational wing was added to their meeting house. In 2000 the membership stood at 395.

The leaders of the congregation were: Henry Unrau (1979), Pat and Ted Klassen (1980–1986), Helen and Abe Block (1987–1990), Esther and Ben Heppner (1991), Bob Rempel (1992–1993), Craig Ginn (1994), Herman Plett (1995–2000).

The language of worship is English.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a congregational historical sketch (1980), a brief congregational history (1988), a congregational directory (1995), and congregational bulletins (1986–1989, 1991–1995).

Custodial History

Records were transferred to the Centre for MB Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1996.

Notes

  • Volume 346.
  • 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 BA-520.
  • Described by Bert Friesen 19 September 2001.
  • No restrictions.

Series Descriptions

I. College Drive Community Church history.
1980–1988.
0.2 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational historical sketches (1980) and brief congregational histories (1985, 1988), and congregational meeting house photographs ([198-?]).

II. College Drive Community Church Directory.
1995.
0.3 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of a congregational address and telephone directory (1995).

III. College Drive Community Church bulletins.
1986–1989, 1991–1995.
8.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational bulletins (1986–1989, 1991–1995).

File List

Volume 346

  1. Community Fellowship history. – 1980–1988.
  2. College Drive Community Church directory. – 1995.
  3. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1986.
  4. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1987.
  5. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1988.
  6. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1989.
  7. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1991.
  8. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1992.
  9. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1993.
  10. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1994.
  11. College Drive Community Church bulletins. – 1995.
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