Wilmot Mennonite Church (New Hamburg, ON)

Classification scheme: 
III-52

Title: Wilmot Mennonite Church fonds

Dates of creation: 1966-2013

Physical description: 70 cm of textual records

Administrative history: Wilmot Mennonite Church resulted from a merger of the Geiger Mennonite Church (see III-14) and the Baden Mennonite Church (see III-2) in 1977. The church building, erected in 1979, is on the site of the former Geiger Mennonite Church near Wilmot Centre. Pastors have been Stanley Shantz, Will Stoltz, Jean-Jacques Goulet, Glyn Jones, Renee Sauder, Gary Horst and David Rogalsky.

Custodial history: Accessions have been received from time to time

Series 1: Formal records

  1. Membership lists, directory, 1974, 1990, 1997, 1999/2000
  2. File of minutes and materials of meetings leading to unification of the Baden and Geiger congregations, 1966-1975
  3. Baden & Geiger church council minutes, 1966-1975
  4. Annual meeting minutes and reports, 1975-1984
  5. Church Council and annual meeting minutes, 1985-1987, July 2003-2008
  6. WMSC minutes, 1974-1984
  7. Mortgage discharge, 1979
  8. Directory, slate of officers, annual report, 2004-2013, 2017-2018
  9. Mission and Service Committee, 2002-2005
  10. Worship Committee, 2002-2005
  11. Mennonite Women of Wilmot minutes, 2002-2004
  12. Over-Fifty's minutes, 2000-2010

Series 2: Informal records

  1. Review of congregation's involvement with Hmong refugees, 1981
  2. Back in time, forward in faith," a children's program presented for Mennonite Bicentennial in 1986
  3. Certificate of appreciation for Shagerden MYF for participation in Bible Quiz, 1975
  4. Loose-leaf church historian's notebook, 1975-1980
  5. Baden-Geiger / Wilmot Newsletter, 1975-1978 (some later issues are with bulletins)
  6. Order of service and litany for Glyn Jones' ordination, 15 Sep 1996
  7. Pastoral survey, 1992

Series 3: Bulletins

1977-1986
1989
1998 (Sept-Dec.)
1999 (Mar.-Dec.)
2000 (Jan.-Dec.)
2001 (Jan.-May)
2006-2017

Series 4: Website Log

  1. Home page (Coming services and events), 2009-2010
  2. Missions Committee announcements, 2009-2010
  3. Christian education information, 2009-2010
  4. Broader community announcements, 2009-2010
  5. Scripture Quote of the Week, 2009-2010
  6. Miscellaneous pages (Adult Fellowship, Girls Club, About us (history), 2009-2010
  7. Combined website (includes 1-5 above, but grouped in chronological order), 2011-May 2012

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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