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

By Colleen McFarland

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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.

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