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Rachel S. Fisher Papers, 1966-2002 | Goshen College Archives

By Colleen McFarland

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Collection Overview

Title: Rachel S. Fisher Papers, 1966-2002Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/949

Primary Creator: Fisher, Rachel S.

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Subjects: Mennonite Church - Clergy, Mennonites - Indiana, Mennonite women, Women clergy

Forms of Material: Audiocassettes, Correspondence, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of a Mennonite women who began her career as a secretary in Mennonite organizations and transitioned into ministry in the 1970s and 1980s.  Fisher served on the pastoral team of College Mennonite Church (Goshen, Ind.) and as an overseer of Waterford Mennonite Church (Goshen, Ind.).  Her papers include correspondence, sermons and presentations, worship materials, photographs, audiotapes of sermons preached at College Mennonite Church, and miscellaneous materials.

Subject/Index Terms

Mennonite Church - Clergy
Mennonites - Indiana
Mennonite women
Women clergy

Administrative Information

Repository: Goshen College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 records carton and 1 oversize box

Access Restrictions: These papers 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.

Preferred Citation: Rachel S. Fisher Papers, 1966-2002.  HM1-949.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen. Goshen, Indiana.

Other Note: At one time, the audiocassettes in this collection were cataloged separately as HM6-105 and HM6-253.  In May 2014, these materials were reunited with the manuscript collection and cataloged under HM1-949.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical Information, 1975-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Mennonite Organizations/Offices - Secretarial Work, 1966-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: MBCM Farewell Party Photos, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Call to College Mennonite Church, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: College Mennonite Church Ministry, 1975-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: College Mennonite Church Ministry, 1980-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Ministry, 1990-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1972-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, ca. 1976-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, ca. 1982-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photograph: Bob and Rachel Fisher, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Photographs: Howard Zehr, A.J. Metzler, Paul Erb, and other church administrators, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Photograph: Rachel Fisher and Nancy Kauffman, 1986[?]Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Congragational Administration Essays, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Worship Materials: Annointing with Oil, 1985, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Worship Materials: Baptism, 1975-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Worship Materials: Communion, 1983-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Worship Materials: Child Dedication, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Worship Materials: Miscellaneous, 1979-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Worship Materials: Weddings, 1985-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Greencroft Worship Services, 1987-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Eith Kauffman Memorial Service, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Listening, 1977, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Personal Reflections on Life Homily, 1998, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Collection of Pastoral Prayers of Rachel S. Fisher, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 26: "Preparing a Congregation for Evangelism", 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Articles and Sermons, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Family Christmas Letters, 1992-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Sermons, 1986-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Wellness, 1983, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Stewardship, ca. 1980-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 32: History of Mennonite Board of Congregational Missions, 1974-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Subject File: Women in the Church, 1973-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Worship Leader Materials, ca. 1982-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Prayers, ca. 1990-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 36: 1985-2002, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 1: Parent-Child Dedication, College Mennonite Church, July 14, 1985Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 2: Festival of New Year: "All Things New", Millard Linn, September 15, 1985Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 3: Festival of New Year: "Come to the Mercy Seat", Linea Geiser, September 22, 1985Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 4: Festival of New Year: "In the Shadow of Clouds", Linea Geiser, September 29, 1985Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 5: Festival of New Year: "What is This?", Millard Linn, October 6, 1985Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 6: "Beyond Christmas: The Mystery of Incarnation", J.R. Burkholder, January 5, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 7: "Of Spirit, Fire, and Water", J.R. Burkholder, January 19, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 8: "Many Parts, One Body", Rachel S. Fisher, February 9, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 9: "Being Born into a New Way", Don Blosser, March 2, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 10: "....That Makes Dying a Way of Living?", Don Blosser, March 16, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 11: "....That Chooses to Travel the Rough Road?", Linea Geiser, March 23, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 12: "....That Makes All Things New?", Don Blosser, March 30, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 13: "A Matter of Life and Death", Martin Jeschk, May 11, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 14: "Unique in the Lord's Service", Lawrence Horst, June 15, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 15: "How Do You Tell the Story of Jesus?", Don Blosser, June 22, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 16: "A Witness to Ourselves, Other Believers, and the World", Don Blosser, June 29, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 17: "I Pledge Allegiance To Our Father Who Art in Heaven", Don Blosser, July 6, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 18: Keith Snyder Memorial Service, College Mennonite Church, July 10, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 20: "Bees Do It, Why Can't We?", Jonathon Roth, July 13, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 21: "For Better or Worse....Living Christian Community, J.K. Hershberger, July 20, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 22: Memorial Service for Michael Yoder, College Mennonite Church, July 26, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 23: "Remember, Give Thanks, Renew Committment, Arnold Roth, July 27, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 24: Retirement Party fo Rachel Fisher, College Mennonite Church, July 27, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 19: Memorial Service for Keith L. Snyder, College Mennonite Church, July 10, 1986Add to your cart.
Audiocassette 25: Installation of Rachel Fisher, sermon by Art Smoker, September 28, 1975Add to your cart.

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