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Alberta Mennonite Relief Society was organized in 1946 at the instigation of [[Klassen, Cornelius Franz "C. F." (1894-1954)|C. F. Klassen]] to aid Russian Mennonite refugees stranded in [[Germany|Germany]], but later devoted itself to aiding the settling of these refugees in [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], and to collecting money for relief needs in [[Paraguay|Paraguay]]. It served both the [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] and [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] groups throughout Alberta.
 
Alberta Mennonite Relief Society was organized in 1946 at the instigation of [[Klassen, Cornelius Franz "C. F." (1894-1954)|C. F. Klassen]] to aid Russian Mennonite refugees stranded in [[Germany|Germany]], but later devoted itself to aiding the settling of these refugees in [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], and to collecting money for relief needs in [[Paraguay|Paraguay]]. It served both the [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] and [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] groups throughout Alberta.
 
 
 
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Alberta Mennonite Relief Society was organized in 1946 at the instigation of C. F. Klassen to aid Russian Mennonite refugees stranded in Germany, but later devoted itself to aiding the settling of these refugees in Alberta, and to collecting money for relief needs in Paraguay. It served both the Mennonite Brethren and General Conference Mennonite groups throughout Alberta.


Author(s) Jacob J Klassen
Date Published 1959


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Klassen, Jacob J. "Alberta Mennonite Relief Society." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Alberta_Mennonite_Relief_Society&oldid=79185.

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Klassen, Jacob J. (1959). Alberta Mennonite Relief Society. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Alberta_Mennonite_Relief_Society&oldid=79185.




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