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The Bukiroba Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), located six miles (10 km) east of Musoma, Tanzania, is the central station of the Mennonite Mission, serving several small tribes. Work was begun there on 4 December 1935 by the Clinton Fersters and the Elam Stauffers. The 1953 membership stood at 62 members. John Leatherman had the pastoral oversight of this church during its early years. The work was under the Eastern (Lancaster) Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities.


Map:Bukiroba (Tanzania)

Author(s) Elam W Stauffer
Date Published 1953

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Stauffer, Elam W. "Bukiroba Mennonite Church (Mara Region, Tanzania)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 25 Apr 2017.,_Tanzania)&oldid=91279.

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Stauffer, Elam W. (1953). Bukiroba Mennonite Church (Mara Region, Tanzania). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 April 2017, from,_Tanzania)&oldid=91279.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 466. All rights reserved.

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