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Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship – Simcoe, ON

Proper Title

Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship fonds

Dates of Creation

1975–1995

Physical Description

2.5 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The congregation began as an outgrowth of the Port Rowan congregation. Some of the families living in Simcoe wanted to begin their own congregation. In 1975, the congregation was begun with 17 charter members. It joined the Ontario Mennonite Brethren Conference in 1976. The congregation met in rented facilities. In 1985, the congregation completed their own meeting house. They participated in many evangelistic campaigns in the area. The congregation has had an emphasis on evangelism throughout their history.

The leaders of the congregation were: Jacob Penner Jr. (1975–1976), Bert Friesen (1976–1979), Herman Plett (1979–1988), John Klassen (1988–1994), Gordon Potts (1995), Richard Martens (1995– ).

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of two brief congregational histories (1985, 1989), congregational membership and family register (1975–1995), congregational annual reports (1987–1995).

Custodial History

Records were transferred to the Centre for MB Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1985 and 1995.

Notes

  • Volume 562.
  • Finding aid consists of a series description and a file list.
  • Formerly classified under the Canadian Conference of MB Churches inventory BD-511.
  • Described by Bert Friesen 16 October 2001.
  • No restrictions.

Series Descriptions

I. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship history.
1989.
0.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of a brief congregational history which is continued from the previous one (1989) and a brief congregational history (1985).

II. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship register.
1975–1995.
0.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of a membership register (1975–1994) and a marriage register (1981–1995).

III. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship annual reports.
1987–1995.
1.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of annual congregational reports (1987–1995).

File List

Volume 562

  1. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship early history. – 1985.
  2. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship history. – 1989.
  3. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship register. – 1975–1995.
  4. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship annual reports. – 1987–1994.
  5. Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship annual reports. – 1995.
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