Community Bible Fellowship (Swan River, Manitoba, Canada)

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The Community Bible Fellowship congregation at Swan River, Manitoba, began services and formally organized in 1976. The first building was occupied in 1978, with a subsequent building program in 1986. George Braun is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Evangelical Mennonite Conference and the colonization of northern Manitoba.

Pastor Ron Thiessen served in 2017 as a congregational leader. The congregation has been affiliated with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference. The language of worship is English.


The Messenger (24 June 1988): 10.

"Church Profile: Community Bible Fellowship." The Messenger (29 June 1984): 2-3.

"History of Community Bible Fellowship," Excerpt from Church dedication service, June 5, 1988. 2 pp. MHSC collection, Mennonite Archives of Ontario.

Additional Information

Address: Box 1630, Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0 (Meetingplace Highway 83 South)

Phone: 204-734-4829

Denominational Affiliation:

Evangelical Mennonite Conference 

Membership at Community Bible Fellowship

Year Membership
1980 20
1985 56
1990 78
1995 69
2000 80
2005 83
2010 92
2015 75

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published December 2017

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Epp, Marlene. "Community Bible Fellowship (Swan River, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2017. Web. 22 Mar 2018.,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=156045.

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Epp, Marlene. (December 2017). Community Bible Fellowship (Swan River, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 March 2018, from,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=156045.

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