Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church

Classification scheme: 
XIII-2-17

Dates of creation: 1984-1997

12 cm of textual records

1038 Woodbine Ave., Toronto, ON, M4C 4C4. (416) 424-2078

The congregation began services in 1979, and formally organized in 1980. The first building was occupied in 1989; for its first years it met at the Danforth Mennonite Church on Sunday afternoons. Winfred and Jean Soong are considered the founding leaders of the group. The congregation originated through outreach.

The congregation has been affiliated with the Conference of United Mennonite Churches in Ontario (1982-1988), Conference of Mennonites in Canada (1981-1991, 1995-), General Conference Mennonite Church (1983-1991) and the Mennonite Conference of Eastern Canada (1988- ). The language of worship is Cantonese and English; the transition from Chinese occurred in 1988.

The leading minister from the beginning has been Winfred Soong. 

In 1985 there were 52 members; in 1995, 127

Custodial history: The congregation made a donations to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario in 1998

Created March 2000 by Sam Steiner

There are three series: Formal records, Informal records and Church bulletins

Series 1: Formal Records

  1. Annual report, 1984, 1992, 1994
  2. Directory, 1990/91

Series 2: Informal Records

Series 3: Church Bulletins

1991-1997

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Hours

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Making an appointment with the archivist in advance is strongly recommended.

Contact

Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6

Phone: 519-885-0220 x24238

Email: marchive@uwaterloo.ca