About Us

Who We Are

The Mennonite Historical Society of Canada is composed of:

Mennonite Denominations

Provincially-Based Mennonite Historical Societies

Mennonite Institutes and Organizations

Other Mennonite institutions are invited to participate.

Participants at the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada 2020 AGM, Camp Peniel, Québec

Left-right: Gary Dyck, Richard Lougheed, Richard Thiessen, Henry Paetkau, Jeremy Wiebe, Jon Isaak, Selenna Wolfe, Conrad Stoesz, Andrea Dyck, John Reddekopp, Laureen Harder-Gissing, Brian Froese, Jake Buhler, Ted Regehr, Lucille Marr, Barb Draper, Alf Redekopp, Linda Klassen, Cheryl Isaac and Royden Loewen.

Officers

The current (2021) officers of the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada are: 

President

Conrad Stoesz
Mennonite Church Canada

Vice President

Laureen Harder-Gissing
Mennonite Church Eastern Canada; Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies

Secretary

Barb Draper

Treasurer

Jeremy Wiebe

Fifth Member

Bruce Guenther

Board Members

Lucille Marr
La Societe Mennonite d’historie du Quebec

Henry Paetkau
Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario

Alf Redekopp
Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario

Andrea Klassen
Mennonite Historical Society of Manitoba

Jon Isaak 
Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies

Selenna Wolfe
Mennonite Church Canada

Brian Froese
Canadian Mennonite University 

Gary Dyck
Mennonite Heritage Village

Jake Buhler
Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan

John Reddekopp
Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan

Richard Thiessen
Mennonite Museum Society

Linda Klassen 
Mennonite Historical Society of British Columbia

Cheryl Isaac 
Mennonite Historical Society of British Colombia

MHSC Board, 2016
MHSC Board and Visitors, 2015