Fort Stewart Mennonite Mission (Fort Stewart, ON)

Classification scheme: 

Title: Fort Stewart Mennonite Mission fonds

Dates of creation: 1954

Physical description: 1 sheet of textual records

Administrative history: The church was located 21 km east of Bancroft.

The congregation began services in 1947, and formally organized in 1952. The first building was occupied in 1954. The congregation originated through outreach of the Ontario Mennonite Mission Board. After the division in the Mennonite Conference of Ontario in 1960, this congregation became part of the Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario, and the building was transferred to the new group.

The one long term mission worker at Fort Stewart was Elvon Burkholder (1954-1960)

Custodial history: The item in the fonds were donated at an unknown time.

Scope and Content: There is one series: Informal records

Original archival description created by Sam Steiner.

File list:

Series 1: Informal records

Dedication program for new mission building, May 16, 1954

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