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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.


Bibliography

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


Additional Information

Address: 1454 East Miller Road, Fairview, Michigan

Denominational Affiliation: Midwest Mennonite Fellowship

Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Pastors

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

Conservative Mennonite Fellowship Membership

Year Membership
1975  42
1980  40
1985  22
1995  11
2009  6

Maps

Map:Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan)


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published August 1998


Cite This Article

MLA style

Steiner, Sam. "Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 1998. Web. 31 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Conservative_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Fairview,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=63058.

APA style

Steiner, Sam. (August 1998). Conservative Mennonite Fellowship (Fairview, Michigan, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Conservative_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Fairview,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=63058.




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