In 1980 the congregation committed itself to building a new and larger facility to meet the ever increasing needs of its growing membership. This building which was completed in 1984 seated approximately 625 people and included adequate teaching facilities and a gymnasium. On 20 March 1983 the congregation voted to change its name to the Forest Grove Community Church. The congregation is composed of a large professional element such as teachers, nurses, doctors, and businessmen, but also a good number of working people and students.
Canadian Mennonite (21 January 1964): 1.
Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies. "Forest Grove Community Church." Web. 22 March 2010. http://www.mbconf.ca/home/products_and_services/resources/published_genealogies/mb_provincial_conferences_and_church_congregation_records/saskatchewan_archives/forest_grove_community_church_archives/.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 65; (17 March 1989): 22.
Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers. 1975: 164.
Archival RecordsCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies (Winnipeg, MB): Volumes 595-596, Reel 7.
Address: 502 Webster Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 3P9
Website: Forest Grove Community Church
Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1964-present)
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1964-present)
General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1964-present)
Forest Grove Community Church Leading Ministers
|Henry H. Epp||1964-1971|
Forest Grove Community Church Membership
|Richard D. Thiessen|
|Date Published||August 2011|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Richard D. Thiessen. "Forest Grove Community Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 2011. Web. 20 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Forest_Grove_Community_Church_(Saskatoon,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=91785.
Epp, Marlene and Richard D. Thiessen. (August 2011). Forest Grove Community Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Forest_Grove_Community_Church_(Saskatoon,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=91785.
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