Living Water Community Christian Fellowship

Classification scheme: 

Title: Living Water Community Christian Fellowship fonds

Dates of Creation: 1981-2002
Note: Further accruals are expected

Physical description: 20 cm of textual records

Administrative history:  The Living Water Community Christian Fellowship began services in 1981, and formally organized in 1982. The first building was occupied in 1983, with a subsequent building program in 1991. Wayne Wagler, Mahlon Wagler, and Elroy Gingerich are considered the founding leaders of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by individuals and the Hillcrest Mennonite Church.

The group has been affiliated with Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (1996-) and Mennonite Church Canada.

Custodial history: Accessions have been received from time to time.

Scope and content: There are three series: Formal Records, Informal Records, and Church Bulletins. 

Series 1: Formal Records

  1. Annual meeting reports and minutes, 1995
  2. Committee minutes, 1994 (incomplete; includes Finance & Property, Youth, Home Group Leaders)
  3. Church Directories, 1994, 1995
  4. Member's handbook, 1985
  5. Administrative Task Force Report, 1995
  6. Prophecies Given at Living Water, 1981-1993

Series 2: Informal Records

  1. Correspondence, 1994-1995
  2. Publicity brochures, 1983?, 1994, 2002
  3. Special programs, 1991
  4. Historical documents
    "Vision outline for an 'alternate' Mennonite congregation in New Hamburg, Ontario," Wayne and Mary Wagler, Elroy and Hilda Gingerich, Mahlon and Bernice Wagler, 1981
    "History of Living Water Community Christian Fellowship" by Hilda Gingerich, 1988. 3 pp.

Series 3: Bulletins



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Mennonite Archives of Ontario
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