Fonds BC-527 - Salem Mennonite Brethren Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba fonds

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Salem Mennonite Brethren Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba fonds

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CA CMBS BC-527

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  • 1960-2001 (Creation)

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28 cm of textual records
1 microfilm reel

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The Gospel Light City Mission was begun in the 1950s. In 1960 the Manitoba Home Missions began a work in the core area of Winnipeg and in 1963 this group organized as the Logan Avenue M.B. Church. on Logan Avenue. In 1965 they moved to Alexander Avenue and renamed themselves as the Salem M.B. Church. The changing nature of the inner city residents has meant that methods and emphases have had to be flexible over the years but evangelistic outreach is still the main goal. The leaders of the congregation were: John Schmidt (1950s), Louise and Rudie Willms (1960-1966), Jacob Balzer (1966-1968), Jake Schmidt (1968-1969), Lena and Arno Fast (1969- ).

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Records were transferred to the Centre for M.B. Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba on a regular basis. Some records were microfilmed in 1978 through the work of the Historical Commission of the Mennonite Brethren Conference.

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This fonds consists of six series. Salem Mennonite Brethren Church photo and PR material, Salem Mennonite Brethren Church history, Salem Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins and directories, Salem Mennonite Brethren Church constitutions, Salem Mennonite Brethren Church registers, Salem Mennonite Brethren Church minutes.

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Some German.

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