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1933, 1948–2012.
37 cm of textual records and 2 microfilm reels.


Administrative history
The Linden Mennonite Brethren Church grew out of the Linden Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church which joined the Alberta Mennonite Brethren Conference by conference resolution in December 1946 but it only ratified the change in the congregation by minute at the end of 1947. The first minute of 1948 refers to itself as a Mennonite Brethren congregation with 56 members. They continued to meet in the meeting house near the rail station. In 1963 they completed a new meeting house in the town of Linden. This meeting house was expanded in 1975. In 2000 the membership stood at 170.

The leaders of the congregation were: S. Ratzlaff (1948–1954, 1958, 1960), Peter J. Dörksen (1954–1957, 1959), Wm. E. Thiessen (1961–1964), Rudy Boschmann (1965–1968), David Epp (1969–1980), Arnie Neufeld (1981–1984), Ralph Klassen (1986–1990), Konrad Loewen (2000–2007), Daniel Beutler (2007- 2008), Gary Burke (2008- ). 

Scope and content
This fonds consists of brief congregational histories (1933, 1963, 1979), congregational directories (1994, 1996), various meeting minutes (1948–2011 with some gaps), congregational financial records (1960–1963), congregational bulletins (1968, 1981–2011), and membership and family register (1930–1978).

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

Notes
Series description

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church history.
1933, 1963, 1979.
0.3 cm of textual records.

This series consists of brief congregational histories (1963, 1979), newspaper clipping (1979), 50th anniversary history booklet (1979), 50th anniversary celebration invitation (1979), correspondence (1979), and documents related to the purcahse of land for the church (1933).

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church directories.
1994, 1996.
0.4 cm of textual records.

This series consists of congregational address and telephone directories (1994, 1996).

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes.
1948–1978, 1995–2012.
 8 cm of textual records and 698 pages of microfilm.

This series consists of meeting records with the materials 1948–1978 on microfilm. Congregational meeting minutes (1948–1967, 1972–1978, 1995–2011), church council minutes (1954–1957, 1964–1973) congregational Board of Spiritual Concerns meeting minutes (1995–1996), and congregational administrative team meeting minutes (1997–2000).

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins.
1968, 1981–2012.
28 cm of textual records.

This series consists of congregational bulletins (1968, 1981–2012).

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church financial records.
1960–1963.
9 pp.; microfilm.

This series consists of congregational financial records (1960–1963).

Linden Mennonite Brethren Church registers.
1930–1978.
39 pp.; microfilm.

This series consists of congregational membership register and family register (1930–1978).

Textual file list

Volume 337
1. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church history. -- 1963, 1979.
2. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church directories. -- 1967, 1994, 1996.
3. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 1995.
4. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 1996.
5. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 1997.
6. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 1998.
7. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 1999.
8. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church minutes. -- 2000.
9. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1968.
10. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1981.
11. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1982.
12. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1983.
13. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1984.
14. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1985.
15. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1986.
16. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1987.
17. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1988.
18. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1989.

Volume 338
1. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1990.
2. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1991.
3. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1992.
4. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1993.
5. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1994.
6. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1995.
7. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1996.
8. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1997.
9. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1998.
10. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 1999.
11. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2000.
12. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church congregational meeting and leadership meeting minutes. -- 2001.
13. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church congregational meeting and leadership meeting minutes. -- 2002.
14. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church congregational meeting minutes. -- 2003.
15. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2001.
16. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2002–2004.
17. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church congregational meeting minutes. -- 2004.

Volume 424
1. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church congregational meeting minutes. -- 2006.
2. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2005.
3. Linden Mennonite Brethren Church bulletins. -- 2006.
4. Land aquisition documents. -- 1933.
5. Bulletins and congregational meeting minutes. -- 2007.
6. Bulletins and congregational meeting minutes. -- 2008.
7. Congregational meeting minutes. -- 2009.
8. Bulletins and congregational meeting minutes. -- 2010.
9. Bulletins. -- 2009.
10. Bulletins, congregational meeting minutes, baptisms. -- 2011.
11. Bulletins and congregational meeting minutes. -- 2012.

Microfilm file list

Reel 52
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Feb 1932–Dec 1954. -- p. 1508–1738
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Jan 1955–Dec 1958. -- p. 1739–1906 
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Feb 1959–May 1965. -- p. 1907–2127
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Jun 1964–1965. -- p. 2137–2230
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Jan 1966–Dec 1966. -- p. 2261–2314 
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Jan 1967–Oct 1967. -- p. 2331–2355 
Church Council Meeting Minutes. Jun 1964–1965. -- p. 2231–2260
Church Council Meeting Minutes. Jan 1966–Oct 1966. -- p. 2315–2330
Church Council Meeting Minutes. Jan 1967–Oct 1967. -- p. 2356–2367
Financial Reports. 1960–1963. -- p. 2128–2136

Reel 53
Membership and Family Register, Book I. 1930–1978. -- p. 311–349
Congregational and Church Council Minutes. 1968–1973. -- p. 1–160
Congregational Meeting Minutes. Oct 1972–Jun 1978. -- p. 161–240
Church Council Meeting Minutes. Jun 1954–Dec 1957. -- p. 241–310