The three leaders elected in 1934 were Gerhard A. Warkentin (moderator), Isaac K. Epp (assistant), and Frank J. Peters (secretary and treasurer). While all three were also called to be lay ministers, Peters was the foremost of the three. He officiated the first baptism on 26 July 1936.
Brad Wall, the Premier of Saskatchewan (2007- ), was a member of this congregation.
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Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 64.
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Address: 510 – 13th Avenue NE, Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 4K1
Website: Bridgeway Community Church
Denominational Affiliation: Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches
Bridgeway Community Church Pastors
|Frank J. Peters||1934-1957|
|E. J. Lautermilch
Bridgeway Community Church Membership
|Date Published||August 2011|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. "Bridgeway Community Church (Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 2011. Web. 30 Jan 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bridgeway_Community_Church_(Swift_Current,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=91237.
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. (August 2011). Bridgeway Community Church (Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 January 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bridgeway_Community_Church_(Swift_Current,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=91237.
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