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Charles Greenfield Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

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Biographical information and correspondence

Papers

Call Letter and related correspondence

Ministerial and parishioner materials



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Charles Greenfield Collection, 1931-1991 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Greenfield Collection, 1931-1991Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/093

Primary Creator: Charles Greenfield (1908-1991)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: Catechetical sermons, Christian Reformed Church

Forms of Material: Sermons

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection includes ministerial and parishioner materials, i.e., funeral records, marriage licenses, published meditations, and sermon notes; call letters and related correspondence; papers; biographical information; and correspondence.

Biographical Note

Charles Greenfield was born in Paterson, New Jersey on January 11, 1908. He graduated from the Calvin Theological Seminary in 1935, after attending Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California; North Western Junior College, Orange City, Iowa; and Calvin College. Greenfield married Dena Punt and together they had six children.

He served Christian Reformed Churches in Terra Ceia, North Carolina; Ackley, Iowa; Leighton, Iowa; Oak Glen, Lansing, Illinois; Second Kalamazoo, Michigan; Lee Street, Wyoming, Michigan; Prairie Edge, Portage, Michigan.

Members of the classes recognized his abilities and he was appointed to serve on the Calvin College Board of Trustees representing three classes. He also was active on the boards of Christian schools, Bible conferences, consistorial societies, and evangelical unions. Greenfield was also appointed as departmental news editor for The Banner in 1961.

Greenfield revealed his love for the Lord in compassionate and diligent ministry. In his retirement years, he continued to serve in churches and at the Archives in Heritage Hall in the Hekman Library. Also as a retiree, he was able to serve on several assignments for the Board of Home Missions. At the age of 83, Greenfield passed away on November 2, 1991.

Subject/Index Terms

Catechetical sermons
Christian Reformed Church


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[Series 1: Biographical information and correspondence, 1941-1991],
[Series 2: Papers, 1931-1942],
[Series 3: Call Letter and related correspondence, 1935-1970],
[Series 4: Ministerial and parishioner materials, 1941-1972],
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Series 4: Ministerial and parishioner materials --- 1941-1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 22: Obituaries --- 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Clergy funeral records --- 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Remembrance cards --- 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Marriage licenses --- 1941-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Meditations, [World Journal, Ackley, Iowa] --- 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Installation services --- 1959, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Heidelberg Catechism sermon notes --- 1935-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 29: General texts, sermon notes --- 1938-1987Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Biographical information and correspondence, 1941-1991],
[Series 2: Papers, 1931-1942],
[Series 3: Call Letter and related correspondence, 1935-1970],
[Series 4: Ministerial and parishioner materials, 1941-1972],
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