Canaan Mennonite Chapel began as an outreach of the Bethel Conservative Mennonite Church of Nappanee, Indiana. Four families moved to this area of south-eastern Indiana in fall 1976 to begin a mission work. Levi Mast was licensed and then ordained to lead the group. Initially the group met in homes or a nearby church while building the Canaan church building which was completed in 1977. Several years later a school house for a Christian school program was added.
Through the years attendance has ranged from 17 to 50. The congregation has been a member of the Midwest Mennonite Fellowship.
In 2014 the congregation's minister was Joni Schrock.
"Canaan Mennonite Chapel." Midwest Mennonite Focus 20, no. 1 (January-February 1999): 16-17.
Mast, Levi A. "Canaan Mennonite Church." Midwest Mennonite Focus 5, no. 6 (November-December 1984): 10.
Mennonite Church Directory 2014. Harrisonburg, VA: Christian Light Publications, Inc., 2014: 96.
 Additional Information
Address: 9430 Barbersville Road, Madison, Indiana
 Canaan Mennonite Chapel Pastors
|Levi A. Mast||1976-1990?|
|Marvin R. Yoder||1984-1990?|
 Canaan Mennonite Chapel Membership
|Date Published||February 2015|
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Steiner, Sam. "Canaan Mennonite Chapel (Madison, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2015. Web. 25 Oct 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canaan_Mennonite_Chapel_(Madison,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=130908.
Steiner, Sam. (February 2015). Canaan Mennonite Chapel (Madison, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canaan_Mennonite_Chapel_(Madison,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=130908.
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