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Morris Run [[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]] (MC) is located near Blossburg, Tioga County, [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]]. The start of the work here was occasioned by a Mennonite hunting camp in Fall Brook. Mennonites often attended the Primitive Baptist Church in this rural town when in the community over Sunday, frequently bringing Mennonite preachers with them. At Wheelerville, near by, Grant Noll and others conducted a prosperous summer Bible school for a decade. Upon invitation the Itinerant Evangelism Committee of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]] started a work in the Primitive Baptist Meetinghouse in Fall Brook in 1954. Melvin L. Kauffman was licensed for the work, finally moving into the area and on 19 January 1958, was ordained as pastor. The membership in the late 1950s was 15.
 
Morris Run [[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]] (MC) is located near Blossburg, Tioga County, [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]]. The start of the work here was occasioned by a Mennonite hunting camp in Fall Brook. Mennonites often attended the Primitive Baptist Church in this rural town when in the community over Sunday, frequently bringing Mennonite preachers with them. At Wheelerville, near by, Grant Noll and others conducted a prosperous summer Bible school for a decade. Upon invitation the Itinerant Evangelism Committee of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]] started a work in the Primitive Baptist Meetinghouse in Fall Brook in 1954. Melvin L. Kauffman was licensed for the work, finally moving into the area and on 19 January 1958, was ordained as pastor. The membership in the late 1950s was 15.
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The congregation changed its name to Calvary Mennonite Fellowship in February 1995.
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= Additional Information =
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'''Address''': 1133 Morris Run Rd., Morris Run, PA 16939-0025
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'''Physical Location''':  Front Street, Morris Run, Pa.
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'''Phone''': 570-638-3080
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'''Website''':
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'''Denominational Affiliations''':
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[http://www.lancasterconference.org/ Lancaster Mennonite Conference]
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[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
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[[Map:Calvary Mennonite Fellowship (Morris Run, Pennsylvania, USA)]]
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Morris Run Mennonite Church (MC) is located near Blossburg, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. The start of the work here was occasioned by a Mennonite hunting camp in Fall Brook. Mennonites often attended the Primitive Baptist Church in this rural town when in the community over Sunday, frequently bringing Mennonite preachers with them. At Wheelerville, near by, Grant Noll and others conducted a prosperous summer Bible school for a decade. Upon invitation the Itinerant Evangelism Committee of the Lancaster Conference started a work in the Primitive Baptist Meetinghouse in Fall Brook in 1954. Melvin L. Kauffman was licensed for the work, finally moving into the area and on 19 January 1958, was ordained as pastor. The membership in the late 1950s was 15.

The congregation changed its name to Calvary Mennonite Fellowship in February 1995.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: 1133 Morris Run Rd., Morris Run, PA 16939-0025

Physical Location: Front Street, Morris Run, Pa.

Phone: 570-638-3080

Website:

Denominational Affiliations: Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

[edit] Map

Map:Calvary Mennonite Fellowship (Morris Run, Pennsylvania, USA)


Author(s) Ira D. Landis
Sam Steiner
Date Published June 2014


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MLA style

Landis, Ira D. and Sam Steiner. "Calvary Mennonite Fellowship (Morris Run, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. June 2014. Web. 25 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Calvary_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Morris_Run,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=122949.

APA style

Landis, Ira D. and Sam Steiner. (June 2014). Calvary Mennonite Fellowship (Morris Run, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Calvary_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Morris_Run,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=122949.




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