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Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in western [[Lancaster County (Pennsylvania, USA)|Lancaster County]], is a member of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]]. In 1905 a meetinghouse was built in town, where a number of retired Mennonite farmers had settled. A revival meeting followed with 125 confessions. A young people’s Bible meeting was organized in 1911. The congregation in 1955 numbered 225. Noah W. Risser and Clarence E. Lutz were bishops, John W. Hess and Walter D. Keener, Jr., the ministers, and Walter D. Keener deacon. In 2008 the membership was 217; the pastor was Stephen H. Gibbs.
 
Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in western [[Lancaster County (Pennsylvania, USA)|Lancaster County]], is a member of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]]. In 1905 a meetinghouse was built in town, where a number of retired Mennonite farmers had settled. A revival meeting followed with 125 confessions. A young people’s Bible meeting was organized in 1911. The congregation in 1955 numbered 225. Noah W. Risser and Clarence E. Lutz were bishops, John W. Hess and Walter D. Keener, Jr., the ministers, and Walter D. Keener deacon. In 2008 the membership was 217; the pastor was Stephen H. Gibbs.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
Address: 300 South Spruce Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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'''Address''': 300 South Spruce Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
  
Phone: 717-367-7089
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'''Phone''': 717-367-7089
  
Denominational Affiliations:
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'''Website''': http://www.elizabethtownmennonitechurch.com/
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'''Denominational Affiliations''':
  
 
[http://www.lanmenconf.org/ Lancaster Mennonite Conference]
 
[http://www.lanmenconf.org/ Lancaster Mennonite Conference]
  
[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA  ]
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[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
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[[Map:Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA)]]
 
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Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in western Lancaster County, is a member of the Lancaster Conference. In 1905 a meetinghouse was built in town, where a number of retired Mennonite farmers had settled. A revival meeting followed with 125 confessions. A young people’s Bible meeting was organized in 1911. The congregation in 1955 numbered 225. Noah W. Risser and Clarence E. Lutz were bishops, John W. Hess and Walter D. Keener, Jr., the ministers, and Walter D. Keener deacon. In 2008 the membership was 217; the pastor was Stephen H. Gibbs.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: 300 South Spruce Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Phone: 717-367-7089

Website: http://www.elizabethtownmennonitechurch.com/

Denominational Affiliations:

Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

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Map:Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA)


Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1956


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Landis, Ira D. "Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 18 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elizabethtown_Mennonite_Church_(Elizabethtown,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=116299.

APA style

Landis, Ira D. (1956). Elizabethtown Mennonite Church (Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elizabethtown_Mennonite_Church_(Elizabethtown,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=116299.




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