The Schürch Family Association of North America



• Tour the Mennonite Archives of Ontario (MAO), including Schürch family holdings, and Grebel’s art collection at the college.
• Sign up for seminars and workshops on local and Schürch history, writing your memoirs, and preserving and organizing your print and digital photographs.
• Consider the impact on Indigenous people of our ancestors’ settlement on the Grand River.
• Learn
at the Tech Table: “Tech Support for your tablets, mobile phones, computers”.
• Meet
one-to-one with family historians: how do you tie in?
• Celebrate the Schürch genealogical database going
live online.
• Discover: “What are Schürchs doing today?” presentations.
• Listen
to a cello concert and a presentation of the trail our ancestors took from Pennsylvania to Waterloo
View the
• Exercise
by golfing with Schürch cousins. (Email ASAP if interested in golfing!)
• Choose
from three bus tours: Schürch and local history, Mennonite countryside, and local agriculture.
• Children’s
program led by TREE: “Learn that peace is possible through game and activities.”
• Splurge
on a Saturday night banquet followed by live and silent auctions.
• Worship at the Sunday morning service in the college chapel with a Mennonite pastor, Brent Kipfer whose family came from the same region of Sumiswald.
• Enjoy home-style meals and bright accommodations at CGUC.

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What's New?

Reunion 2018 - Save the Date!
The next Schürch Reunion is being held in Lewisburg, PA - a location we have not used before.
The dates: July 27 - 29, 2018
NEW REUNION FORMAT - watch for details on Facebook and here.

Reunion Commemorative Issue on Sale

If you already receive the newsletter, then you should have received this special issue. If you do not have a subscription to the Schürch newsletter, then you can order a copy of this special issue, highlighting the reunion in 2016 in Waterloo, Ontario. Send your order to the correct treasurer and Cary, the editor, will send out a copy.

American Treasurer: Jack Sherick
49 Lovel Court, Apt C Nutley, NJ 07110

Canadian Treasurer: Laurine Mills
1750 Killaly St. E., Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V3

Newsletter Excerpts online
Go to the Newsletter menu.

Reunion 2016 is Over

Watch for photo updates on this site

Schürch Database is online!

The Schürch family database, in its most current form, is now online at two sites:
(This tree, at RootsWeb, is free for all to view.)
(For subscribers)

Updated Booklist on Site

An updated book list is on this site. In the menu across the top, look under Historical Committee, Research Resources, Books related to the Schürch Family

Schürch Photo Gallery is up and Running

For more information about this project go to Photo Gallery Project page in the menu.