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Name Kratz, Wayne N., 1913-2002
Spouse Kratz, Amanda L. Mininger, 1914-2000

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Papers, Personal - Hist. Mss. 001

Size: 42.5 linear shelf feet (61 boxes) John Edwin Lapp (1905-1988) was raised in Lansdale, PA, the son of Isaiah L. and Kate Clemmer Lapp. A grocer by trade, he was ordained by lot in 1933 to minister at Plains Mennonite Church (Hatfield, PA) and in 1937 as a bishop for the middle district of Franconia Mennonite Conference. He was moderator of the conference 1953-1969, and served many years on committees both local and national. He was an advocate for peace and a friend and counselor to conscientious objectors, ministers and others. He wrote thoughtful and well-appreciated articles and sermons on themes of faith and church life. His activity extended to many branches of the Mennonite Chur

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Interview by Karen Kratz of Wayne N. Kratz (b. 01/18/1913), son of Sylvanus & Lizzie Nyce Kratz.

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1. Walton Hackman and Homer the Indian. 2. December 25,1960. Wayne Kratz commissioning Dan Lapp.

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1. March 25, 1962. Wayne Kratz, speaker. "Message on dress." 2. Janurary 21,1962. J.E. Lapp. Ephesians 6: 10-31

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1. April 4, 1965. J.E. Lapp, speaker. 2. June 6, 1963. Wayne Kratz, speaker. "Christian Father."

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1. Februrary 21, 1960. J.C. Clemens, speaker. Psalms 118:6. 2. October 7, 1962. Wayne Kratz, speaker. "Enoch walked with God."

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1. November 24. Myron Augsburger, speaker. Acts 21:37. "Meeting Gods requirements." 2. Wayne Kratz, speaker.

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Abram Wambold, Arthur Hackman, Wayne Kratz, announcements, confessions. (Apparently erased.)

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"Abram Wambold turning work over to Arthur Hackman [29 May 1959]. Wayne Kratz Resignation Public Confession."