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Grace Mennonite Church (Dallas, Or.) Records, 1933-1999

By Margaret Shetler and John Gingerich

Collection Overview

Title: Grace Mennonite Church (Dallas, Or.) Records, 1933-1999

ID: PNCG/II-1896

Creator: Grace Mennonite Church (1933-1999)

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This small collection includes annual report booklets, minutes, register of early families, membership records and catechisms of the Grace Mennonite Church. (some records in German)

Biographical Note

Formerly Zion Mennonite Church at Polk Station. About 1933 moved into Dallas and changed name to Grace Mennonite Church. Affiliated with the General Conference Mennonite Conference which merged with Pacific Coast Mennonite Conference in 1994 to become Pacific Northwest Mennonite Church Conference. Withdrew from Mennonite Church in 1999.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 archives boxes

Access Restrictions: These records are open for public research

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: 1896-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Polk Station records, in German, October 1896-October 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Zion Mennonite at Polk Station, 1897-1918Add to your cart.

First book

Constitution in German with English translation

Membership records, 1897-1918, but no definite list of charter members

Folder 3: Zion Mennonite Records, 1926-1933Add to your cart.

moved from Polk Station to Dallas and became Grace Mennonite

Book Three

Minutes, 1928-1933

Some membership records

Conference photo ca 1926

Folder 4: Catechisms, 1904 and 1917 in German, 1920 and 1937 in EnglishAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Church Records and ProgramsAdd to your cart.
1965 Annual Reports, Assorted Bullertins; 100th Centennial Celebration, 1969; Dedication of new building, 1968; 1971 church history
Box 2: 1961-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Yearbooks of Grace Mennonite Church: 1960-2, 1964, 1966-71, 1973Add to your cart.
Annual report booklets: 1982, 1988, 1989
Folder 2: Annual Report booklet for 1990; new constitution (5/9/90) and final copy; 1970 constitutionAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Annual Report booklets: 1991-1994; Sprint 1994 issue of The MessengerAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Annual Report booklets, 1995-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Annual Report booklets, 1999-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Register of early families: Second membership book of (Zion) Grace Mennonite Church at Polk Station, Dallas, Oregon, 1918-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bulletins, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Bulletins, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Bulletins, January - June 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Centennial celebration, October 4, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Withdrawal from Mennonite Church, 1999Add to your cart.