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The Burrton Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) is located in Burrton, Harvey County, Kansas, and is a member of the Western District Conference. The church was organized on 2 June 1907 with 25 charter members, under the leadership of H. P. Krehbiel, who served as the first pastor. In 1952 the membership was 107, mostly rural. The first meetinghouse, a frame structure with a seating capacity of 130, which was still in use in 1953, was built in 1910. Other ministers who served the congregation prior to 1953 were Walter H. Dyck, Jacob J. Regier, Jr., Arnold A. Epp, Roy Henry, and Abe Peters.

In 2009 the membership was 93; the pastor was James L. Dunn.

Contents

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 303.

Additional Information

Address: 429 North Reno Avenue, Burrton, Kansas

Phone: 620-463-3415

Denominational Affiliations:

Western District Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Maps

Map:Burrton Mennonite Church (Burrton, Kansas)


Author(s) Arnold A Epp
Date Published 1953


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Arnold A. "Burrton Mennonite Church (Burrton, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Burrton_Mennonite_Church_(Burrton,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86397.

APA style

Epp, Arnold A. (1953). Burrton Mennonite Church (Burrton, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Burrton_Mennonite_Church_(Burrton,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86397.




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