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Marinus Goote Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

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Call Letters

Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII

Military Orders, WWII

WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater

Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines

Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages

Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence



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Marinus Goote Collection, 1932-1998 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Marinus Goote Collection, 1932-1998Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/361

Primary Creator: Goote, Marinus (1912-1999)

Extent: 4.4 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church, United States Army Chaplain (Major) in the Asia theater (1943-1945). Collection includes: call letters, letters sent home when overseas 1943-1945, military orders, press releases in the China-Burma-India Theater, Back to God Hour meditations, Bible Outlines, Pastor Peter's Diary, radio messages, diaries, correspondence, sermons, sermon outlines, articles, and mementos.

Biographical Note

Marinus Goote was born on July 14, 1912 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Goote made his confession of faith in 1929 at Alpine Ave. Church. He attended Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary. He graduated from the Seminary in 1939 earning his Th.B.  He was ordained on Sept. 28, 1939 at Aetna Christian Reformed Church.  With the outbreak of World War II, Rev. Goote served as a Chaplain for the U.S. Army.  He was stationed in the Asian theater from 1943 to 1945. He ministered to troops in India, Burma, and China. He also assisted in hospitals, and travelled with wounded soldiers.

Returning from the war, Goote served several other congregations, Allen Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan (1946-1951); Second Lynden, Washington (1951-1954); Evergreen Park, Chicago (1954-1962); Boston Square, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1962-1972); Immanuel, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1972-1977). In November of 1977 Rev. Goote retired.  During his career he was a delegate to the Synod 6 different times. He also served on the Board of Trustee of Calvin College and Seminary.  During retirement, Goote stayed active as the chaplain of the Wyoming, Michigan fire department. He also worked with the denominational archives in Calvin College's Heritage Hall.

Marinus Goote married Emma Schaap in November 1937. Together they had four daughters. Two weeks after his wife of sixty-two years passed, so too did Marinus Groote on February 27, 1999.


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[Series 1: Call Letters, 1939-1972],
[Series 2: Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 3: Military Orders, WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 4: WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater, 1943-1945],
[Series 5: Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines, 1962-1990],
[Series 6: Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages, 1941-1979],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1992],
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Series 7: Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence --- 1933-1992Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Autobiographical material, high school and college EnglishAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Diary material --- July 1933-February 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters to family members --- January 1988 - December 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Obituary on colleague Joe Betten for The Banner --- March 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermon in The Living Word on Romans 12:1, Vol. 24, No. 9Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Sermons Romans 12:1, I Peter 1:3-5; John 12:32-33; John 14:6Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship Fund Board, Scholarship Committee --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence to and from servicemen --- 1960s-1970sAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence of the --- 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: A poem: "Morning Snow in Michigan"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Chinese Bible given to M. Goote by Chen Pi-FeiAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, news clippings, etc. re: military service --- April 1943-August 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Banner articles re: churches served --- 1946-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Fire Department Chaplaincy --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Paper written by student about Reverend Goote --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Lest We Forget" Celebration --- May 5, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Record of churches served and membership records of churches --- 1943-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Record of preaching while serving part time at Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church --- March 1979 - February 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Record of addresses given for various organizations --- 1940-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Record of funerals --- 1940-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Record of weddings --- 1939-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Record of professions of faith --- 1939-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Record of baptisms --- 1939-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Record of series sermons --- 1940-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Record of preaching engagements in churches other than his own congregation --- 1936-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Record of preaching assignments by classis --- 1965-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Record of preaching engagements during retirement --- 1978-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Record of sermons --- 1939-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Miscellaneous materials – poem, genealogyAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Apollo I MementoAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Vice-President of Synod memento gavelAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Date book --- 1943Add to your cart.
Item 4: Date book --- 1947Add to your cart.
Item 5: Name plaqueAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: sermon outlines --- UndatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Sermon outlines --- 1939-1949Add to your cart.
Item 3: Sermon outlines --- 1961Add to your cart.
Item 4: Sermon outlines --- 1962Add to your cart.
Item 5: Sermon recordings (cassettes) --- 1979-1986Add to your cart.
Item 6: Retirement badge from chaplaincy in Wyoming Fire DepartmentAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Diary --- 1932Add to your cart.
Item 8: Diary and itinerary --- 1932Add to your cart.
Item 9: Diary --- 1934Add to your cart.
Item 10: Diary (Westward Bound) --- 1934Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Call Letters, 1939-1972],
[Series 2: Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 3: Military Orders, WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 4: WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater, 1943-1945],
[Series 5: Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines, 1962-1990],
[Series 6: Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages, 1941-1979],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1992],
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