From 1966-74, [Henry H. Epp] was executive secretary of the Education and Publication Board ofthe Conference of Mennonites in Canada. "He was a moving force in setting up the resource centre of the conference as well as establishing the archives of the conference on a more permanent basis. . . . The indexing o Der Bote was begun under his watch and he guided the conference in establishing the every home plan for Canadian Mennonite" notes David Schroeder, a former faculty colleague of Epp's at Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg.Epp also pastor ed at Vineland United Mennonite, Ont.; and Yarrow United Mennonite Church and Kelowna First Mennonite, both in B.C, before his retirement in 1986.
26 Canadian Mennonite February 22, 2010 Obituary He chaired the Hymnal Commission From Manitoba to Paraguay, that resulted in the publication of the Gesangbuch der Mennoniten in 1965. a minister to the world George Wiebe, co-chair of the German hymnal project, says Epp was “deeply con- cerned . . . about Mennonite hymnody and Henry H. Epp about how we do worship.” March 23, 1925 – Jan. 28, 2010 From 1966-74, Epp was executive sec- retary of the Education and Publication By Evelyn Re mpel Petk au Board of the Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba Correspondent Canada. “He was a moving force in setting up the resource centre of the conference H enry H. Epp, 84, contrib- uted in many significant ways to the Mennonite commu- instrumental in the founding of Conrad Grebel College and served on its first board of governors in as well as establishing the archives of the conference on a more permanent basis. . . . The indexing of Der Bote was begun nities in Manitoba, Ontario, British 1961. under his watch and he guided the confer- Columbia and Paraguay. He also was secretary of the ence in establishing the every home plan After growing up on the family Conference of Mennonites in for Canadian Mennonite,” notes David farm in Lena, Man., Epp gradu- Canada from 1959-61, “a time of Schroeder, a former faculty colleague of ated from Mennonite Collegiate Epp transition in the conference, as Epp’s at Canadian Mennonite University, Institute in Gretna, Man. He congregations were moving to in- Winnipeg. served for 18 months as a conscientious dependence from the former Gemeinden Epp also pastored at Vineland United objector at the Brandon Mental Hospital, (church commu-nities), from lay positions Mennonite, Ont.; and Yarrow United Man., then began his pastoral ministry at to salaried
Pages to are hidden for
"From Manitoba to Paraguay, a minister to the world"Please download to view full document