In late summer 1960 the first service was held outside of Tom Downey’s home. Later, town halls were rented. In 1961 the EMC Board of Missions purchased the Red Cross Outpost Hospital, and carpenters turned the previously unfinished upper floor into a chapel. By the end of 1962 the Wright family had moved to Endeavour to work full-time in the church. By 1963 it had a record Sunday School attendance of 104. A youth group began. Endeavour Fellowship Chapel, with 13 members, was accepted into the Evangelical Mennonite Conference at its annual convention in 1965.
In 2012, the average Sunday School attendance was 40 and the worship service attendance was 70. The language of worship was English.
Canadian Mennonite (1 December 1961): 7.
EMC Yearbook for 2012: Including a Record of the Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Evangelical Mennonite Conference July 6-8, 2012. Steinbach: Evangelical Mennonite Conference, 2012.
Hamm, Menno. "Endeavour Fellowship Chapel." The Messenger 33, no. 18 (25 October 1995): 5-7.
Moorhead, Lorne. Personal e-mail (23 January 2013).
Address: Box 111, Endeavour, SK S0A 0W0.
Endeavour Fellowship Chapel Ministers
|Pastoral Couple||Years of Service|
|Edwin & Violet Wright||1960-1966|
|Peter & Betty Friesen||1966-1968|
|Bill & Anne Buhler||1968-1977|
|Dave & Audrey Wiebe||1980-1984|
|Garry & Debbie Sawatzy||1984-1987|
|Lorne & Margaret Moorhead||1988-2000|
|Brad and Carol Steppan|
Endeavour Fellowship Chapel Membership
|Date Published||February 2013|
Cite This Article
Smith, Terry. "Endeavour Fellowship Chapel (Endeavour, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 30 Jul 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Endeavour_Fellowship_Chapel_(Endeavour,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=120223.
Smith, Terry. (February 2013). Endeavour Fellowship Chapel (Endeavour, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Endeavour_Fellowship_Chapel_(Endeavour,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=120223.
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