Dungannon Christian Fellowship (Dungannon, ON)

Classification scheme: 
III-42-10

Title: Dungannon Christian Fellowship fonds

Dates of creation: 1972-1992

Physical description: 10 cm. of textual material

Administrative history: The church was located at R.R. 1, Dungannon, ON, N0M 1R0.

In 1975 there were 13 members. The congregation dissolved in 1984. It was affiliated with the Mennonite Conference of Ontario in 1974. Dungannon Christian Fellowship was part of the Mennonite Church segment of the Mennonite "family." The language of worship was English.

The congregation began services and formally organized in 1973. The first building was occupied in 1974. Orrie Gingrich is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through colonization from Waterloo County, and dissolved because of decreasing membership. Congregational leaders included: Orrie Gingrich, 1973-76, Doug Zehr, 1975-77, 1980-82, Hubert Lawrence, 1977-1980, and Ephraim Gingerich.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated by Fred W. Martin about 1993.

Created March 2002 by Sam Steiner

Scope and Content: There are two series: Formal records and Informal Records

Notes:
An encyclopedia entry for this congregation may be found in GAMEO.

Original archival description created March 2002 by Sam Steiner.

File list:

Series 1: Formal Records

  1. Congregational and Church Council minutes
         1972-1976
         1975-1984 (includes financial statements)
  2. Membership book, 1975-1984
  3. Financial records
         1976-1980
         1981-1983
  4. Women's Mission and Service Commission
         1977-1980
  5. Legal Documents on Sale of Church, 1984

Series 2: Formal Records

  1. Mennonite Aid Union valuation of building, 1979
  2. "A History of Dungannon Christian Fellowship" by Fred W. Martin, 1992

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