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The Bay Tree Mennonite Church in Bay Tree, Alberta began services in 1972 and formally organized in 1973. The first building was occupied in 1980. Willard L. Stutzman is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through division from McBride Mennonite Church over a personality conflict.

Bishop William D. Byler served in 2007 as Bishop, and continued serving in 2014, assisted by Minister Daniel J. Martin.

In 1975 there were 8 members; in 1985, 42; in 1995, 26; in 1999, 23; in 2007, 18. The congregation was affiliated with the Western Conservative Mennonite Fellowship. By 2007 the congregation was unaffiliated with a conference. The language of worship is English.

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Address: Go east on Route 49 from Dawson Creek, British Columbia approximately 12 miles to the Alberta border. Continue 7 miles on Route 49 to Bonanza Road No. 719. Turn north on Bonanza Road for .25 miles (0.5 km). Church is on the right.

Phone: 403-353-2434

[edit] Bay Tree Mennonite Church Membership

Year Members
1975 8
1985 42
1995 26
1999 23
2007 18
2014 20


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Sam Steiner
Date Published April 2014


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Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. "Bay Tree Mennonite Church (Bay Tree, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2014. Web. 24 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bay_Tree_Mennonite_Church_(Bay_Tree,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=117589.

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Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. (April 2014). Bay Tree Mennonite Church (Bay Tree, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bay_Tree_Mennonite_Church_(Bay_Tree,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=117589.




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