Glasgow Mennonite Church (Stouffville, ON)

Classification scheme: 
III-42-3

Title: Glasgow Mennonite Church fonds

Dates of creation: 1936-1939

Physical description: 3 programmes

Administrative history: Located at Lot 4, Concession 2, Uxbridge Township, Stouffville, Ontario.

In 1938 the congregation had 15 members. Minister Gordon Schrag served in the 1940s as a congregational leader; he was ordained as minister for the congregation in 1937. The congregation dissolved in 1943. It had been affiliated with the Mennonite Conference of Ontario since 1935. The language of worship was English.

The congregation began services in 1935, and formally organized in 1938. The congregation originated through outreach by the Mennonites in the Markham, Ontario area and L.J. Burkholder. A family moved into the area in 1930 and began prayer meetings. Sunday school began in 1932. Membership continued until 1947 although worship services ended in 1941.

Custodial history: The origin of fonds is unknown.

Scope and Content: There is one series: Informal records

Notes:
For photographs related to this congregation search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.

An encyclopedia entry for this congregation may be found in GAMEO

Original archival description created by Sam Steiner

File list:

Series 1: Informal records

  1. Program, 1936, 1939

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