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Bridgeport, formerly a village near Kitchener, Ontario, was annexed to Kitchener in 1973. A short distance from Bridgeport was located the Union church, built in 1848, in which Mennonites, United Brethren, and Lutherans at various times held services. Perhaps as early as 1890, Mennonites conducted Sunday school in the church and a few years later had preaching services there every four weeks, although they never organized a congregation. Around 1918 Mennonite meetings were discontinued and the work closed.


Map:Bridgeport (Ontario)

Author(s) Lewis J Burkholder
Date Published 1953

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Burkholder, Lewis J. "Bridgeport (Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 29 Mar 2015.,_Canada)&oldid=91235.

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Burkholder, Lewis J. (1953). Bridgeport (Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 March 2015, from,_Canada)&oldid=91235.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 428. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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