Dear Glückstal Colonies Descendant:

This is an invitation to join or renew your membership with the Glückstal Colonies Research Association.

We sincerely hope that you will join with us in seeking out the origins of our forefathers in Germany. What we would like from you is

  • Your pedigree and family group charts telling who your ancestors were and where they were located.

  • A statement as to what, where and when you have already researched.

  • An indication as to some research you would be willing to undertake and share with the rest of us.

There is a $20 USD annual fee for membership payable through PayPal or by check. You will receive via email two newsletters per year averaging 64 pages of research data.

The option of receiving the newsletters in print via postal mail is available at a cost of $40 USD annual fee. This option is available only to U.S. residents. All members are encouraged to opt for the electronic mode of delivery over the postal method.

If you would care to join this exciting project, please

  1. New Members, fill out this application form.

  2. Renewing Members, you do not need to fill out the form unless your contact information has changed or you want to volunteer for GCRA.

  3. All Members, pay your dues by clicking on the appropriate PayPal button below, or by sending a check for for $20 or $40 USD to this address: Peter Schmidt, GCRA Treasurer, P.O. Box 313, Eureka, SD 57437

Memberships also make great gifts to family members and friends.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Glückstal Colonies Research Association! You are on your way to learning more about your Germans from Russia Heritage and your Glückstal Colonies families.

Sincerely yours,

Glückstal Colonies Research Association Steering Committee

Page last updated 21 October 2022