Beaverdam Mennonite Church (Corry, Pennsylvania, USA)

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The Beaverdam Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) is located near Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania. In 1940 members of the Britton Run congregation, 15 miles (25 km) south, organized a Sunday school in the village of Beaver Dam where a group of Mennonites were beginning a settlement on account of soil and atmospheric conditions favorable for growing potatoes. Ivan W. Miller, extensive potato grower from Wayne County, Ohio, had a prominent part in the development of the settlement. Lewis Kletzly, formerly of Britton Run, was one of the early workers. Jacob Weirich was the pastor until 1951, followed by Kenneth Snyder. In 2006 the pastor was Jay Conn. The 1953 membership was 95; in 2003 it was 134.

Additional Information

Address: 17721 Route 89, Corry, PA 16407

Phone: 814-665-5465

Website: Beaverdam Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

Mennonite Church USA


Map:Beaverdam Mennonite Church (Corry, Pennsylvania)

Author(s) John S Umble
Date Published 1953

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Umble, John S. "Beaverdam Mennonite Church (Corry, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 24 Jun 2018.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=75275.

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Umble, John S. (1953). Beaverdam Mennonite Church (Corry, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 June 2018, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=75275.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 257. All rights reserved.

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