Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto

Classification scheme: 

Title: Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto fonds

Dates of Creation: 1982, 1991, 1993

Physical description: 1 cm. of textual records

Administrative history: In 1981 Adolfo Puricelli was invited by the Mission and Service Committee of the United Mennonite Conference of Ontario to study the needs of South and Central American refugees in Toronto. Adolfo and his wife, Betty, obtained visas to come to Canada for this purpose in 1982. The New Life Centre was established in 1983 and it operated out of the Puricelli home. It was recognized as a charitable institution in 1987.

Custodial history: The items were donated at an unknown time.

Scope and Content: There are newsletters and newspaper clipping.

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

An encyclopedia entry for this congregation as Toronto Mennonite New Life Church may be found in GAMEO

Original archival description created by Sam Steiner

For further information see The Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto Newsletter 2 (Spring 1991).

File list:

  1. Newsletters

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