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H. Eugene Herr Papers


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H. Eugene Herr Papers, 1948-2010 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Colleen McFarland

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Title: H. Eugene Herr Papers, 1948-2010Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/416

Primary Creator: Herr, H. Eugene (1932-2012)

Other Creators: Herr, Mary Elizabeth Yutzy (1928-)

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 03/26/2013

Subjects: Church work with youth - Mennonites, Hermitage (Three Rivers, Mich.), Herr, H. Eugene, 1932-2012, Spiritual retreat centers - Michigan

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Personal papers of a Mennonite pastor and youth leader who was received into the Catholic Church in 2005.  An innovator in the Mennonite tradition, Herr and his wife, Mary, led the (old) Mennonite Church's Mennonite Youth Fellowship, developed a Volunraey Service discipleship program in Phoenix, Arizona, and founded the Hermitage, a spiritual retreat center in Three Rivers, Michigan.  Materials in this set of papers document Herr's work in all three of these programs / institutions.  Researchers will also find in this collection a number of articles, sermons, and papers by Herr, information on the 1961 meeting of Mennonite leaders with Billy Graham, and records pertaining to Herr's pastorates at Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church (Harper, Kansas) and College Mennonite Church (Goshen, Indiana).

Subject/Index Terms

Church work with youth - Mennonites
Hermitage (Three Rivers, Mich.)
Herr, H. Eugene, 1932-2012
Spiritual retreat centers - Michigan

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 records carton

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Acquisition Source: Mary Herr, Acc. 2013-025

Preferred Citation: H. Eugene Herr Papers, 1948-2010.  HM1-416.  Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.

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Folder 1: Articles and Sermons, 1961-1989, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "A Statement on Vision and Tactics for the Mennonite Church" by Gene Herr, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Spiritual Direction, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "An Essay on Inner Land" by Gene Herr, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "A Program of Adult Education for Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church" by Gene Herr, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Reflections and Bible Studies, 1977-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "The Prophetic as Struggled With and Toward in the Experience of H. Eugene Herr", 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Curriculum Vita, circa 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 9: College Mennonite Church Ministry, 1972-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 10: College Mennonite Church Elders - Metanoia Retreat, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church Correspondence, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church Ministry, 1965-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Meeting with Billy Graham (Includes Photograph), 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Youth Ministry: Adult Partners, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Youth Ministry: Mennonite Youth Fellowship, 1958-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Youth Ministry: Intergenerational Experience at College Mennonite Church, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Youth Ministry: "Sponsoring Mennonite Youth Fellowship" by Paul Mininger, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Youth Ministry: Adult Partners, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Youth Ministry: The Life Experiment, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Phoenix Discipleship Program: Introduction, 1977-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Phoenix Discipleship Program: Correspondence with Klaus Bockmuehl, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Phoenix Discipleship Program Records, 1977-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 23: The Hermitage: Beginnings, 1983-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 24: The Hermitage: Mission Group Minutes, 1983-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 25: The Hermitage: Board Minutes, 1985-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 26: The Hermitage: Board Minutes, 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 27: The Hermitage: Board Minutes, 1996-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 28: The Hermitage: Rule, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 29: The Hermitage: Call to Company, 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 30: The Hermitage: Formation Program, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 31: The Hermitage: Call, 1983-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 32: The Hermitage: Financial Statements, 1995-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 33: The Hermitage: Personal Boundaries and Needs as CoDirector, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 34: The Hermitage: Worship Material, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 35: "Struggle with Call: The Road to The Hermitage" by Gene and Mary Herr, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 36: "Hermitage Essays: Some Thoughts and Prayer Pieces" by Gene and Mary Herr, 2010Add to your cart.

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