Fonds Vols. 82, 83, 1627, 2611, 2941. - Zoar Mennonite Church (Waldheim, Sask.) fonds

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Zoar Mennonite Church (Waldheim, Sask.) fonds

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CA MHCA Vols. 82, 83, 1627, 2611, 2941.

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  • 1963-2001 (Creation)

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40 cm of textual records

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In 1911 a congregation was organized in the Waldheim as a second group along with the Langham group to form the Zoar Mennonite Church. They met in rented facilities. In 1912, they built their own meeting house. In 1917 they joined the Conference of Mennonites. The meeting house was renovated in 1958. In 1960 there was a division of the congregation over primarily the language question. A new congregation was formed from this division, the Grace Mennonite Mission. The membership was 202 in 1960 and 153 in 1962. In 1981 the membership was 191. The membership stood at 181 in 2000. The leaders of the congregation were: Nicholas Toews (1910-1914), J.C. Peters (1910-1916), David Toews (1916-1920), Joshua Buller (1913-1920), Gerhard Buhler (1922-1932), John L. Zacharias (1932-1967), Jacob R. Schmidt (1929-1941), J.C. Schmidt (1943-1944), John Block (1943-1960), I.V. Schmidt (1956-1958), Jacob Mierau (1956-1958), David Dyck (1958-1960), Henry Penner (1961-1962), Henry Funk (1962-1964, 1965-1971), Jake Krause (1971-1975), Gerald Klassen (1976-1979), Benno Klassen (1979-1996), George Hoeppner (1996-1997), Barry Lesser (1997- ).

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The fonds contains bulletins (1963-2001), annual reports (1964-1999), and directories (1966-1999).

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Link to MHC fonds level description http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/holdings/SK/SK_ZoarMCWaldheim.htm

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