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The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship began in 1967 primarily of persons who withdrew from the [[Fairview Mennonite Church (Fairview, Michigan, USA)|Fairview Mennonite Church]] over issues of doctrine and [[Nonconformity|nonconformity]]. Initially they met in homes and the township hall until the present church building was constructed. Initially the new congregation had a close relationship with the [[Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario|Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario]], and Moses Baer served as the first bishop. 
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The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship began in 1967 primarily of persons who withdrew from the [[Fairview Mennonite Church (Fairview, Michigan, USA)|Fairview Mennonite Church]] over issues of doctrine and [[Nonconformity|nonconformity]]. Initially they met in homes and the township hall until the present church building was constructed. Initially the new congregation had a close relationship with the [[Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario]], and Moses Baer served as the first bishop. 
  
The congregation underwent it own division in 1977, with a portion of the congregation following pastor Floyd Yoder to form the Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church which became part of the somewhat stricter [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches|Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship remained unaffiliated until it joined the [[Midwest Mennonite Fellowship|Midwest Mennonite Fellowship]] in the early 1990s.
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The congregation underwent it own division in 1977, with a portion of the congregation following pastor Floyd Yoder to form the [[Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church (Mio, Michigan, USA)|Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church]] which became part of the somewhat stricter [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches|Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship remained unaffiliated until it joined the [[Midwest Mennonite Fellowship]] in the early 1990s.
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In 2014 the congregation's minister was Marvin Troyer.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
"Conservative Mennonite Fellowship." <em>Midwest Mennonite Focus</em> 19, no. 6 (November-December 1998): 8-9.
 
"Conservative Mennonite Fellowship." <em>Midwest Mennonite Focus</em> 19, no. 6 (November-December 1998): 8-9.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
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<strong>Address</strong>: 1454 East Miller Road, Fairview, Michigan
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 1454 East Miller Road, Fairview, Michigan
  
<strong>Denominational Affiliation</strong>: Midwest Mennonite Fellowship
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<strong>Denominational Affiliation</strong>:
  
<h3>Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Pastors</h3> <div> <table class="vertical listing">  <tr> <th>Name</th> <th>Years of 
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[[Midwest Mennonite Fellowship]]
  
Service</th> </tr>  <tr> <td>Floyd Yoder</td> <td>1967-1977 </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Marvin Troyer</td> <td>1971-</td> </tr>  </table> </div>  <h3>Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Membership</h3> <table class="vertical listing">  <tr> <th>Year</th> <th>Membership</th> </tr>  <tr> <td style="text-align: right;">1975 </td> <td style="text-align: right;">42</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: right;">1980 </td> <td style="text-align: right;">40</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: right;">1985 </td> <td style="text-align: right;">22</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: right;">1995 </td> <td style="text-align: right;">11</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: right;">2009 </td> <td style="text-align: right;">6</td> </tr>  </table>
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==Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Pastors==
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{|  class="wikitable"
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! Name !! Years of  Service
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| Floyd Yoder || 1967-1977 
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| Marvin Troyer || 1971-
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==Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Membership==
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{|  class="wikitable" style="text-align: right;"
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! Year !! Members
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| 1975  || 42
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| 1980  || 40
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| 1985  || 22
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|-  
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| 1995  || 11
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|-  
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| 2009  || 6
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|-  
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| 2014  || 6
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|}
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)|Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)]]
 
[[Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)|Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)]]
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[[Category:Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario Congregations]]
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Contents

The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship began in 1967 primarily of persons who withdrew from the Fairview Mennonite Church over issues of doctrine and nonconformity. Initially they met in homes and the township hall until the present church building was constructed. Initially the new congregation had a close relationship with the Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario, and Moses Baer served as the first bishop. 

The congregation underwent it own division in 1977, with a portion of the congregation following pastor Floyd Yoder to form the Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church which became part of the somewhat stricter Nationwide Fellowship Churches. The Conservative Mennonite Fellowship remained unaffiliated until it joined the Midwest Mennonite Fellowship in the early 1990s.

In 2014 the congregation's minister was Marvin Troyer.

[edit] Bibliography

"Conservative Mennonite Fellowship." Midwest Mennonite Focus 19, no. 6 (November-December 1998): 8-9.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: 1454 East Miller Road, Fairview, Michigan

Denominational Affiliation:

Midwest Mennonite Fellowship

[edit] Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Pastors

Name Years of  Service
Floyd Yoder 1967-1977 
Marvin Troyer 1971-

[edit] Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Membership

Year Members
1975  42
1980  40
1985  22
1995  11
2009  6
2014  6

[edit] Maps

Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published February 2015


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MLA style

Steiner, Sam. "Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2015. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Conservative_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Fairview,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=130909.

APA style

Steiner, Sam. (February 2015). Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 March 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Conservative_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Fairview,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=130909.




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