California Mennonite Historical Society

2005 Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 30, 2005
College Community Mennonite Brethren Church
2529 Willow Avenue
Clovis, California

Mennonite Origins in Reedley

This year's annual meeting program will celebrate the upcoming centennials of Reedley two Mennonite congregations. Corinna Ruth, author of a centennial history of the Reedley First Mennonite Church will speak about that congregation's establishment in 1906 and it early development; genealogist Alan Peters will discuss some of the early families who helped to found the Reedley Mennonite Brethren Church in 1905.

Schedule of Events

3:30 Genealogical workshop in the church sanctuary, led by Alan Peters

6:00 Dinner in the church fellowship hall, followed by a brief business meeting

7:30 Program in the church sanctuary, featuring presentations by Corinna Ruth and Alan Peters

Tickets for the dinner and evening program are $10.00 for Historical Society members; $15.00 for non-members. New memberships ($25) paid at the door will qualify for the member ticket price. There is no charge for the afternoon genealogical workshop. Reservations for the dinner must be made by April 25. Call 559-453-2225 for reservations.

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