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The Faith Mission Fellowship in in Free Union, [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], USA was established in 1976. The congregation started as a congregation located on the same site as the Faith Mission Home, a residential training facility for mentally handicapped children and adults. A mission was first established by the [[Oak Grove Mennonite Church (Aroda, Virginia, USA)|Oak Grove]] congregation of Aroda, Virginia, known as the Mission Home Christian Fellowship. This group relocated to Gap Mills, [[West Virginia (USA)|West Virginia]] and became part of the [[Mennonite Christian Fellowship]]. The Faith Mission Fellowship was then begun by the staff and voluntary service workers at the Faith Mission Home.
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The Faith Mission Fellowship in in Free Union, [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], USA was established in 1976. The congregation started as a congregation located on the same site as the Faith Mission Home, a residential training facility for mentally handicapped children and adults. A mission was first established by the [[Oak Grove Mennonite Church (Aroda, Virginia, USA)|Oak Grove]] congregation of Aroda, Virginia, known as the [[Gap Mills Mennonite Christian Fellowship (Gap Mills, West Virginia, USA)|Mission Home Christian Fellowship]]. This group relocated to Gap Mills, [[West Virginia (USA)|West Virginia]] and became part of the [[Mennonite Christian Fellowship]]. The Faith Mission Fellowship was then begun by the staff and voluntary service workers at the Faith Mission Home.
  
 
In 2017 the church was a member of the [[Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship]] and had a membership of 90. The bishop was Ivan R. Beachy, and the ministers were Steven Byers, Jonathan Martin, and Nathan Yoder.
 
In 2017 the church was a member of the [[Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship]] and had a membership of 90. The bishop was Ivan R. Beachy, and the ministers were Steven Byers, Jonathan Martin, and Nathan Yoder.

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The Faith Mission Fellowship in in Free Union, Virginia, USA was established in 1976. The congregation started as a congregation located on the same site as the Faith Mission Home, a residential training facility for mentally handicapped children and adults. A mission was first established by the Oak Grove congregation of Aroda, Virginia, known as the Mission Home Christian Fellowship. This group relocated to Gap Mills, West Virginia and became part of the Mennonite Christian Fellowship. The Faith Mission Fellowship was then begun by the staff and voluntary service workers at the Faith Mission Home.

In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 90. The bishop was Ivan R. Beachy, and the ministers were Steven Byers, Jonathan Martin, and Nathan Yoder.

Bibliography

"Amish Mennonite Churches in Virginia." The Beachy Amish Mennonites. 2013. Web. 8 February 2018. http://www.beachyam.org/churches/va.htm.

Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 86-87.

Anderson, Cory Alexander. "The Diffusion of Beachy Amish Mennonite Congregations in the US South: A Regional Chronicle and Spatial Analysis." Unpublished paper, 2006: 23-24. Web. 8 February 2018. http://www.beachyam.org/librarybooks/Anderson(2006)_Diffusion.pdf.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 42.

Yoder, Elmer S. The Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship Churches. Hartville, Ohio: Diakonia Ministries, 1987: 253-254, 364-365.

Additional Information

Address: 3510 Mission Home Lane, Free Union, Virginia

Phone: 434-985-4101

Website:

Denominational Affiliations:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship

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Faith Mission Fellowship


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published February 2018


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Steiner, Sam. "Faith Mission Fellowship (Free Union, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2018. Web. 18 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Faith_Mission_Fellowship_(Free_Union,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=160834.

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Steiner, Sam. (February 2018). Faith Mission Fellowship (Free Union, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Faith_Mission_Fellowship_(Free_Union,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=160834.




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