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1958–2012.
44.5 cm of textual records and 1 microfilm reel.


Administrative history
In the 1950s Mennonite youth were moving to Edmonton to study or work. In 1957 the Alberta Mennonite Brethren Missions sent a leader there for this group. They met in homes and then rented facilities. In 1959 the group officially founded the Edmonton Mennonite Brethren Mission Group with 22 members. In 1961 they began plans to build their own meeting house and founded the Edmonton Mennonite Brethren Church. In 1962 the congregation officially joined the Alberta Mennonite Brethren Conference as the Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church with 49 charter members. In 1964 an educational wing was added. In 1971 the building was again expanded. In 1975 the membership stood at 176. The congregation became involved in various community-based activities such as nurseries, kindergartens, arts festivals, among others. In 1990 the membership was 214 and in 2000 it was 226.

The leaders of the congregation were: B. W. Sawatzky (1959), Henry Thielmann (1960), Peter Rempel (1960–1969), George Warkentin (1970–1971), Abe Konrad (1972, 1979), Marvin Schmidt (1973–1978), Pam and Waldo Pauls (1980–1988), Herb Kopp (1988–1994), David Dyck (1995 – 2007), Lorraine Dick (2007-2008), Chris Friesen (2009-). 

The language of worship is English.  The transition from German occured in the 1950's.

Scope and content
This fonds consists of five series: Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church history, Bulletins, Church registers, Minutes, and church directories.

Custodial history
Records were transferred to the Centre for MB Studies archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba on a regular basis to 2001. Some records were microfilmed in 1978 through the work of the Historical Commission of the Mennonite Brethren Conference.

Notes
Series description

Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church history.
1985, 1987.
3.5 cm of textual records.

This series consists of a brief congregational history (1985) and 25th anniversary book (1987).

Bulletins.
1968, 1971–1977, 1979–2012.
40.5 cm of textual records.

This series consists of congregational bulletins (1968, 1971–1977, 1979–2010).

Church registers.
1962–1978.
94 pp.; microfilm.

This series consists of congregational membership register and family register, which includes data on birth, baptism, marriage, and death (1962–1978).

Minutes.
1958–1978.
1712.; microfilm.

This series consists of congregational meeting minutes (1958–1978), and council meeting minutes (1960–1978).

Church directories.
1966, 1995, 1997.
0.5 cm of textual records.

This series consists of congregational address and telephone directories (1966, 1995, 1997).

Textual file list

Volumes 326–327
  1. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church history. – 1985.
  2. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church 25th anniversary books. – 1987.
  3. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1968.
  4. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1971.
  5. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1972.
  6. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1973.
  7. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1974.
  8. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1975.
  9. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1976–1977.
  10. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1979.
  11. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1980.
  12. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1981.
  13. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1982–1984.
  14. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1986–1987.
  15. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1988–1992.
  16. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1985.
  17. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1986.
  18. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1987.
  19. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1988.
  20. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1989.
  21. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1990.
  22. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1991.
  23. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1992.
  24. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1993.
  25. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1994.
  26. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1995.
  27. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1996.
  28. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1997.
  29. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1998.
  30. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 1999.
  31. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 2000.
  32. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. – 2001.
  33. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2002.
  34. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2003-2004.
  35. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2005.
  36. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2006.
  37. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church directories. -- 1966, 1993, 1995, 1997.
  38. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2007.
  39. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2008.
  40. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2009.
  41. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2010.
  42. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2011.
  43. Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2012.
Microfilm file list

Reel 53