Mennonite Historical Society

of British Columbia

MHSBC is a community-funded organization, and we depend on your support. Your donation helps preserve our Mennonite stories and heritage for future generations. Funds are used to keep our archives open to public users; upgrade equipment; support our few staff members; bring you the latest research on Mennonite history through the Roots and Branches newsletter; and to sponsor special events. Tax-deductible receipts are provided.

We acknowledge that Abbotsford and its surrounding area are on the traditional territory
of the people of the Matsqui and Sumas Stó:lõ First Nations.

MHSBC Offices: 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 5X4
At the Mennonite Heritage Museum


Phone: 604-853-6177; Fax: 604-853-6246; Email: MHSBC archives
Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (except statutory holidays)

For Mennonite events across Canada see the Canadian Mennonite website.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

MHSBC 50th Anniversary

MHM Volunteers

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

YouTube link for Louise Bergen Price's MHM Book Launch “The Canada Coat” recording of the event.

YouTube Link for for Dr. Richard Toews' recorded Virtual Book Launch, The Confession.

Center for Transnational Mennonite Studies, University of Winnipeg presents "Packing for Canada,"
a fascinating presentation on Russlaender Mennonite material culture.
A recording of the event is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2EEgrZhX9Y.

The Center for Transnational Mennonite Studies, University of Winnipeg, presents 11 sessions of "MCC at 100" On YouTube.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Memories of Migration: Russlaender 100 Tour
Relive Your History on a Cross-Canada Train Tour!

Russlaender 100 Tour

This three-part Russlaender Centenary Tour will re-enact the historic migration of 21,000 Mennonites from Russia to Canada beginning in 1923. With the help of established Mennonites, the migrants found new homes in Canada in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution. This tour celebrates the faith of these newcomers, memorializes the challenges of resettlement, and acknowledges race and displacement in Canadian history.

For information and registration: https://tourmagination.com/russlaender-100/.
Registration deadline extended to September 30 2022!

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

See the MHM website at: www.mennonitemuseum.org.

Volunteer at the Mennonite Heritage Museum Gardens!

MHM Coffee Shop Website

MHM Coffee Shop is open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday to Friday.   We are looking for more staff.

MHM Cafe

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Upcoming MHSBC Event

MHSBC'S 2022 ANNUAL FALL FUNDRAISER
Purchase tickets for the 2022 Fall Fundraiser.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022, 2:30pm
South Abbotsford MB Church,
32424 Huntingdon Road,
Abbotsford, BC
MHSBC Members Early Bird by September 16th: $30
Future Members Early Bird by September 16th: $35
Tickets by September 23rd: $40

Countdown to Event: 50 Days Until October 2nd, 2022

MHSBC Annual Fundraiser

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

How to become a member of the MHSBC?

You can pay your $35.00 MHSBC membership fee online with our convenient PayPal feature:

You can pay a $750.00 MHSBC lifetime membership fee online with our convenient PayPal feature:

PayPal provides the option of paying with your credit card or as a PayPal client. PayPal will email a receipt, your membership confirmation.

According to the Canada Revenue Agency, MHSBC membership fees are not tax deductible. Members receive Roots and Branches three or four times a year. Members enjoy a discount on the price of MHSBC events. The annual general meeting of the society is held in April or May.

Other ways to become a member:

Print the MHSBC Annual Membership Form, fill in your data, and mail to MHSBC.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

You can make your donation to MHSBC online with our convenient PayPal feature.

PayPal provides the option of paying with your credit card or as a PayPal client. PayPal will email a receipt, your donation confirmation.



Sponsor an MHSBC Event

If you, your group, or company is interested in sponsoring an MHSBC event, please contact us at MHSBC Archives, or 604-853-6177.

Sponsorship Details

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Pier 21 The Musical Pier 21 The Musical

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

The MHSBC / MHM YouTube Videos for the Anabaptist Story

MHSBC Introductory Video with Jennifer Martens: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB87-Sa-T8DmyfVOcIjeTNQ/

MHM Introductory Video with Jenny Bergen: https://youtu.be/C2TnhT5dLzs

Presentation by Richard Thiessen: https://youtu.be/nXuVgWhu15g

Anabaptist History
Anabaptist History Share Your Story.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -