Arnold A. Epp Papers, 1948-1978
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Brief Description: The papers consist entirely of Epp’s general subject files. Scattered through it is much material related to the various churches he served, especially First Mennonite in Newton. A folder labeled “Universalism” has much material related to the controversy over that subject in Meno during the time Epp was there. Also prominent in the papers are materials relating to the various committees and boards on which he served (usually filed under the name of the committee). Included are Commission on Overseas Missions, Western District Home Missions Committee, Mennonite Biblical Seminary Board of Trustees, General Conference Committee on Church Unity, and Newton Ministerial Alliance, among others.
Held at:
Bethel College Mennonite Library and Archives
Bethel College-Mennonite Library and Archives
300 East 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117 531
Phone: 316-284-5304
Fax: 316-284-5843
Email: mla [at]
Record Series Number: 00/MS.172
Created by: Epp, Arnold A. (1917-1980)
Volume: 8.3 Cubic Feet
Biographical Note for Epp, Arnold A. (1917-1980) : 1917        Born, November 13, Henderson, Nebraska, parents: Jacob F. Epp and Sarah Dalke Epp 1939        Baptized 1940-1943    Attended Moody Bible Institute, Chicago 1943        Married Tena Friesen (April 26), ordained minister (August), ordained elder (November) 1943-1949    Minister, Burrton, Kansas, Mennonite Church 1950        Graduated from Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas 1949-1955    Minister, New Hopedale Mennonite Church, Meno, Oklahoma 1955-1970    Minister, First Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas 1970-1974    Minister, Gospel Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake, Minnesota 1974-1976    Minister, Bethel Mennonite Church, Hydro, Oklahoma 1976-1980    Minister, Deer Creek, Oklahoma, Mennonite Church 1980        Died, November 6
Access Restrictions: open for research use
Subject Index
First Mennonite Church (Newton, Kan.)
Mennonites - Kansas
Mennonites - Minnesota
Mennonites - Oklahoma
New Hopedale Mennonite Church (Meno, Oklahoma)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]