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The Fernheim Bible Institute, Filadelfia, Chaco, Paraguay, was opened in March 1956, with the assistance of the Mennonite Brethren Board of General Welfare of North America, with a faculty of six, G. H. Sukkau of Yarrow, British Columbia, serving as principal. Its purpose was to train ministers, mission workers, and Sunday-school workers for witness and service in South America, primarily for the Mennonite Brethren Church.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956

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Bender, Harold S. "Fernheim Bible Institute (Filadelfia, Boquerón Department, Paraguay)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 Jan 2015.,_Boquer%C3%B3n_Department,_Paraguay)&oldid=113003.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Fernheim Bible Institute (Filadelfia, Boquerón Department, Paraguay). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 January 2015, from,_Boquer%C3%B3n_Department,_Paraguay)&oldid=113003.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 325. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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