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Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, Manitoba chapter

Proper Title

Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, Manitoba chapter fonds

Dates of Creation


Physical Description

3 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada aims to “...unite in work and witness, to prayerfully strengthen their position against the assault of liberalism, apostasy and spiritual nihilism. [They] further believe evangelicals need to defragmentize their Christian work to the end that they might make their co-operative thrust more relevant and effective, particularly in the articulation of the great, historic truths of the Word of God...” (“Constitution of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada” – [ca. 1974]).

The Manitoba branch appears to have already been in existence by 1970 (see photo in MAID at https://archives.mhsc.ca/index.php/manitoba-evangelical-fellowship-executive). In 1974, the leadership of the Manitoba branch included Arie Van Eek – chairman, Harold Jantz – vice chairman, Bryan Hill – secretary, and Rose Romaniuk – treasurer. The Manitoba branch disbanded in 1982.

Historically, members of the Mennonite Brethren Church have played key leadership roles with the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.

Scope and Content

The material in this collection includes correspondence and minutes created by leaders of the Manitoba branch of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, especially by Arie Van Eek.

Custodial History

The materials in this collection were deposited on March 16, 1982, by Harold Jantz who was a member of the organization. In 1974, Jantz was the vice chair of the organization. The records are mostly typewritten. The files were filed under the name “Manitoba Evangelical Fellowship”.


  • Volume 728.
  • Described by Conrad Stoesz October 8, 1999.
  • Accession no.: 1982–31.

File List

Volume 728

  1. Correspondence and minutes. -- 1974–1976.
  2. Correspondence and minutes. -- 1972–1974.
  3. Correspondence. -- 1973–1974.
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