Bethesda Mennonite Church (St. Louis, Mo.) Records, 1955-2008
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Brief Description:

Offical and unofficial records of an African American Mennonite church begun by James and Rowena Lark as a mission project in the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis, Missouri.  Records are divided into several series:

(1) Pastor Hubert Schwartzentruber Files, 1956-1972 (2) Church Bulletins, 1957-1971 (3) Photographs,1957-2008 (4) Miscellaneous, 1955-2008

Held at:
Mennonite Church USA Archives
3145 Benham Ave, Ste. 1
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-523-3080
Email: JasonK [at]
Record Series Number: III/25-08
Created by: Bethesda Mennonite Church (St. Louis, Mo.), Schwartzentruber, Hubert (1929-)
Volume: 2.7 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/00/1969.

1972, Hubert Swartzentruber, Acc. 2356

2011, Keith Hanlon, Acc. 2012-017

Arrangement: By series
Access Restrictions: These materials are open to public research.
Subject Index
African American churches
African American Mennonites
Bethesda Mennonite Church (St. Louis, Mo.)
Mennonites - Missouri
Pruitt-Igoe (Housing project : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Schwartzentruber, Hubert, 1929-
Genres/Forms of Material
Church records and registers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by Mennonite Church USA.
Acquisition Notes: Bethesda Mennonite Church, Acc. 1889
PreferredCitation: Bethesda Mennonite Church (St. Louis, Mo.) Records, 1955-2008.  III-25-08.  Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.