District Histories

History of the Northern Plains, Church of the Brethren, 1844-1977, Canada, North Dakota, Montana, Eastern Montana, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Compiled by Maryanna Hamer, Glenn J. Fruth and Berwyn L. Oltman, spiral bound, 268 pages.  Link to digital copy: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9M7v40MUQRUVjJQVng4cVFsWGc/view?usp=sharing

History of the Northern Plains District of the Church of the Brethren 1977-2002, Compiled by Marlene Neher, Hazel Moeckly and Betty Jo Buckingham, spiral bound, 170 pages.  Link to digital copy: https://drive.google.com/a/nplains.org/file/d/0B9M7v40MUQRUc29IZ0gwMlh5RjA/view?usp=sharing

Additional publications are archived at the Northern Plains District Office in Ames, IA.  Contact Tim Button-Harrison if you would like to access any of these.

Compiled Minutes of the German Baptist Brethren Church (Called Dunkers) of the MIddle District of Iowa, 1867-1906, Published by Authority of the District Meeting of 1906, Brethren Publishing House, paperback, 1907, 88 pages.  (2 copies)

Compiled District Meeting Minutes of the Church of the Brethren or Northern Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota, Published by authority of District Meeting of 1904, Brethren Publishing House, 1912, paperback, 160 pages.  It provides a history of congregations in the District and minutes of District meetings from 1874-1911.  (3 copies)

A History of the Church of the Brethren in Southern Iowa, Compiled by Willis P. Rodabaugh and A. H. Brower, Brethren Publishing House, Elgin, Illinois, 1924, hardcover book, 324 pages

Conference Minutes: Northern Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota District (1912, 1923, 1926-1960); Middle Iowa District (1913-1932,1934-1938, 1940-1944,1948-1950,1952-1957,1959-1960); Southern Iowa District (1958-1960); North Dakota and Eastern Montana District (1943-1944, 1948, 1950-1953,1955-1956, 1958-1960); Iowa-Minnesota District (1961-1973); Northern Plains District: 1974-2015.  IF YOU HAVE ANY MISSING YEARS OF DISTRICT CONFERENCE MINUTES, LET TIM BUTTON-HARRISON KNOW SO WE CAN WORK TO COMPLETE OUR SETS.