Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta


2004 Program and Annual General Meeting

Friday, April 23 - Lendrum Mennonite Church

  • 2:00 pm - Tour of Edmonton's Mennonite activity sites
  • 7:30 pm - Why Did We Fight in 1860? The Mennonite Brethren Church's Breakaway from the Mennonite Church - Dr. John B. Toews, Professor at Regent College, Vancouver, BC

Saturday, April 24 - First Mennonite Church

  • 9:30 am - Annual General Meeting
  • 11:30 am - Banquet (by reservation only - $15/person prepaid)
  • 1:00 pm
    • Neu-Samara: A Mennonite Settlement East of the Volga - Tina Wiebe, Author
    • Michael, Row Your Boat Ashore - reflections on writing Mennonite history - John B. Toews
    • How New Privacy Legislation will Affect Historians and Archives in Conducting Research. - Lorne Buhr, retired Alberta Legislature Librarian
  • 4:00 pm - Adjournment

Irene Klassen, Ralph Dahl Irene Klassen (Secretary), and Ralph Dahl (Treasurer), waiting for the early arrivals (JR)

Members Eagerly looking at MHSA Bookstore offerings (JR)

Stauffers, Wielers, Dycks and Harders Members, reviewing reports (Gladys & Harry Stauffer, Peter & Hilda Wieler, Peter & Laura Dyck, Hella & Jake Harder) (JR)

Pankratz and Kauffman Another view of the members (Dave Pankratz, Member at Large, in foreground; Don Kauffman looking at camera (JR)

Bartel ,  Hubert, and Bergen Gerhard Bartel & Dave Hubert in foreground; John Bergen (JR)

Members Enjoying a snack (JR)

Tena & Rudy Wiebe, ___, Colin Neufeldt (L/GB)

John Klassen & Ernie Wiens (L/GB)

Lil Bartel & Rudy Wiebe (L/GB)

Jake Harder, ____, ____, Peter Penner, John Bergen (L/GB)

J.B. Toews (L/GB)

Talking with JB Toews
J.B. Toews, _____ (L/GB)

Photo Credits: JR-Judith Rempel; L/GB-Lillian/Gerhard Bartel

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