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Blaine Mennonite Brethren Church, ca. 1948-1952
Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)
Digitized by Hiebert Library. Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies

Birch Bay Bible Community Church (formerly Blaine Mennonite Brethren Church from 1944 to 1954, Whitehorn Mennonite Brethren Church from 1954 to 1966, and Birch Bay Mennonite Brethren Church), of Blaine, Whatcom County, Washington, is located within eight miles (13 km) of the Canadian border, a mile from the Pacific. It is a member of the Pacific District Conference. It was organized in 1937 with 23 members and grew to 182 by 1953. A new building completed in 1949 replaced the original assembly hall. A multi-purpose structure was completed in 1982.

[edit] Bibliography

"The BBBCC Story." Birch Bay Bible Community Church. 1999. 13 January 2007. http://www.birchbaybiblecommunitychurch.org/his.htm. [Broken Link].

[edit] Archival Records

Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Fresno, CAP: Record Group CB538.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: 7039 Jackson Rd, Birch Bay WA 98230

Phone: 360-371-2300

Website: Birch Bay Bible Community Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Pacific District of Mennonite Brethren Church

US Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

[edit] Birch Bay Bible Community Church Pastoral Leaders

Name Began
N. N. Hiebert 1937
Pete Karber 1940
Wesley Fast 1945
Dave Schultz 1951
Henry H. Epp 1954
P. C. Martens 1959
Ed Hinz 1965
Lloyd Pankratz 1974
Dwight Petersen 1981
Byron Neufeld 1989
Jim Totzke 1994
Rick Eshbaugh  

[edit] Birch Bay Bible Community Church Membership

Year Membership
1937 23
1953 182

[edit] Maps

Map:Birch Bay Bible Community Church (Blaine, Washington)


Author(s) J. W Fast
Date Published 1953


[edit] Cite This Article

MLA style

Fast, J. W. "Birch Bay Bible Community Church (Blaine, Washington, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 26 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Birch_Bay_Bible_Community_Church_(Blaine,_Washington,_USA)&oldid=125740.

APA style

Fast, J. W. (1953). Birch Bay Bible Community Church (Blaine, Washington, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Birch_Bay_Bible_Community_Church_(Blaine,_Washington,_USA)&oldid=125740.




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