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Lakeview Bible Church – Lethbridge, AB

Proper Title

Lakeview Bible Church fonds

Dates of Creation

1967–1994

Physical Description

16 cm of textual records

Administrative History

This congregation was organized in 1963 with 33 charter members. They met in rented facilities. It was called the Lethbridge Mission Church (1963–1965). In 1966, the name was changed to the Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church. The congregation constructed its own meeting house in 1965 and expanded the building in 1972.

The congregation changed its name to Lakeview Bible Church before 2000.

In 2000, the membership stood at 65; and in 2015, it was 100.

The leaders of the congregation were: Allan Guenther (1963–1965), Wm. E. Thiessen (1966–1967), Henry Loewen (1968–1970), H. P. Nikkel (1971–1973, 1978–1979), Henry Unrau (1974–1978), Ralph Klassen (1980–1985), Henry R. Baerg (1986), George Braun (1987–1992), A. J. Poettcker (1993–2006), Nigel Wheeler (2007– ).

The language of worship is English.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a congregational historical sketch ([197-?]), congregational directories (1967, 1994), congregational bulletins (1968, 1973–1988).

Custodial History

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

Notes

  • Volumes 335–336.
  • Finding aid consists of a series description and a file list.
  • Formerly classified under the Canadian Conference of MB Churches inventory BA-509.
  • Described by Bert Friesen 21 September 2001.
  • No restrictions.

Series Descriptions

I. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church history.
1963, [197-?].
0.2 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of a congregational historical sketch ([197-?]) and a list of charter members (1963).
  • Location: Volume 335, file 1.

II. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church directories.
1967, 1994.
0.3 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational telephone and address directories (1967, 1994).
  • Location: Volume 335, file 2.

III. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins.
1968, 1973–1988.
15.5 cm of textual records.

  • This series consists of congregational bulletins (1968, 1973–1988).
  • Volumes 335, file 3–9; Volume 336, files 10–16.

File List

Volumes 335–336

  1. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church history. -- [197-?].
  2. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church directories. -- 1967, 1994.
  3. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1968.
  4. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1973.
  5. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1974.
  6. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1975.
  7. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1976.
  8. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1977–1978.
  9. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1979.
  10. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1980.
  11. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1981.
  12. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1982–1983.
  13. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1984.
  14. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1985–1986.
  15. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1987.
  16. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1988.
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