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Nicholas Vogelzang Collection

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The Salt Lake City Period

Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods

First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods

Correspondence: Church and Personal

Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities

SWIM Activities.  The Writer

Sermon Material

Family Letters

Family Mementos

Miscellaneous

Christ for Russia Material

Miscellaneous



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Title: Nicholas Vogelzang Collection, 1940-2004Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/318

Primary Creator: Vogelzang, Nicholas (1919-2006)

Extent: 7.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection details the ministry in Salt Lake City, Utah; Lansing, Illinois; Bellevue, Washington; work among the Native Americans and seafarers; outreach through Christ for Russia/International Theological Education Ministries (ITEM); correspondence; speaking engagements; sermon outlines; personal journal; poems; subject files: cremation, history of Ogden, Utah, CRC; family mementos; two issues of the periodical, Calvinism Now; and the Summer Workshop In Missions (SWIM) program.

Biographical Note

Nicholas Vogelzang was born in Holland, Michigan on February 13, 1919. Growing up he attended Christian schools. When World War II broke out, Vogelzang served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. In 1948 he married, Katherine Ribbens. Vogelzang worked in his family's hardware store from 1947 to 1950. At the same time, he enrolled at Calvin College and Theological Seminary. He graduated from the Seminary in 1955. After graduation, Vogelzang accepted the call to become a Home Missionary in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served there until 1964 where he became pastor of First CRC in Lansing, Michigan. His other charges include Sheldon Iowa, 1970-76; Bellevue, Washington, 1976-81; and Newton, Iowa, 1981-84. Rev. Vogelzang reached retirement in 1984.

During retirement Rev. Vogelzang kept busy by organizing seminaries in parts of Russia and Eastern Europe. He also was involved with The World Home Bible League and Worldwide Christian School. Vogelzang was the founder of Summer Workshop in Missions (SWIM) program and International Theological Evangelical Ministries (Christ for Russia). On February 12, 2006 Nicholas Vogelzang passed away in Denver, Colorado.


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[Series 1: The Salt Lake City Period, 1955-1975],
[Series 2: Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods, 1957-1969],
[Series 3: First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods, 1957-1981],
[Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1958-1967],
[Series 5: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities, 1960-1961],
[Series 6: SWIM Activities.  The Writer, 1961-1984],
[Series 7: Sermon Material, 1959-1983],
[Series 8: Family Letters, 1960-1989],
[Series 9: Family Mementos, 1961-1977],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous, 1940-1993],
[Series 11: Christ for Russia Material, 1956-2002],
[Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1959-2004],
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Series 11: Christ for Russia Material --- 1956-2002Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Agenda --- 1990-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Agenda --- 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Agenda --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Budget --- 1991-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Communications --- 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Communications with Cities for Christ Worldwide --- 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Confession of Cyrillus Lukaris; evaluation --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence with Rev. Csaba of the John Calvin Hungarian Pres. Church --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence with Stephen Karpenio Ukrainian Baptist Union --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence with Wm. D. Ribbens --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence with Dr. R. Venema --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence with Rev. J. Wesselink --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Christ for Russia correspondence --- August, 1997 - January, 1998Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christ for Russia; executive board minutes --- 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Minutes, Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Original letters --- August 14, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Prospective teaching staff for Ukraine Seminary, Christ for UkraineAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Guidelines for fiscal responsibilities --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Salt Lake City Organization of S.L.C. Christian Reformed Church --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Salt Lake City Christian School Yearbook --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Background information on Christ for Russia/I.T.E.M. --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Newsbriefs for Christ for Russia --- May, 1991 - October, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 10: News articles; March, 1992 - June/July --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Russian translation of the Catechism --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newsletter:  Christ for Russia/Ukraine (several missing issues) --- 1994-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Papers/sermons --- November, 1988 - February, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Newsletter:  NewsITEMs; November, 1998 - Summer --- 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Newsletter:  Gorter Ukraine Update; January, 1999 - Summer --- 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 16: International Theological Education Ministries (I.T.E.M.) correspondence --- May, 1993 - July, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 17: International Theological Education Ministries (I.T.E.M.) information --- January, 1997 - August, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Christ for Russia/Ukraine pictures --- 1997Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christ for Russia --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Christ for Russia papers --- 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Christ for Russia --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Christ for Russia --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Christ for Russia expenses --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Christ for Russia June trip to N. W. --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Christ for Russia correspondence with Sergei Karpenco --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Christ for Russia cooperation for the Ukraine Seminary --- 1992-1994Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: The Salt Lake City Period, 1955-1975],
[Series 2: Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods, 1957-1969],
[Series 3: First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods, 1957-1981],
[Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1958-1967],
[Series 5: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities, 1960-1961],
[Series 6: SWIM Activities.  The Writer, 1961-1984],
[Series 7: Sermon Material, 1959-1983],
[Series 8: Family Letters, 1960-1989],
[Series 9: Family Mementos, 1961-1977],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous, 1940-1993],
[Series 11: Christ for Russia Material, 1956-2002],
[Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1959-2004],
[All]


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