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This "preaching appointment" met in a schoolhouse several kilometers east of Clachen, Elgin County, Ontario. The appointment was first listed in the Mennonite Conference of Ontario Calendar of Appointments in 1874 as a monthly meeting. Some time later, services were held every two weeks. In 1880 Aldboro alternated with Mosa in the Calendar.

Henry McKay was ordained as a minister for the Aldboro/Mosa communities in 1874 and Peter King (Koenig) was ordained as deacon. Communion services continued in the community for over 25 years.

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Burkholder, L. J. A Brief History of the Mennonites in Ontario. Kitchener, ON : The Mennonite Conference of Ontario, 1935: 123.

Author(s) Joseph C Fretz
Date Published 1953

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Fretz, Joseph C. "Aldboro Mennonite Church (Clachan, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 27 Oct 2016.,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=114325.

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Fretz, Joseph C. (1953). Aldboro Mennonite Church (Clachan, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 October 2016, from,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=114325.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 42. All rights reserved.

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