Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
The Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship is a congregation that emerged as an initiative of members of the Winnipeg Bergthaler Mennonite Church (later known as Home Street Mennonite Church) and persons moving to live in the Fort Garry area. It began services in 1966 in the Fort Garry area of Winnipeg and the group formally organized in 1967. The language of worship was English. The Fellowship met in rented facilities at Canadian Nazarene College until 1981 and then at Canadian Mennonite Bible College. In December 1984, the group moved into its newly constructed meeting place at 150 Bayridge Avenue. A lay ministry team of non-salaried congregational leaders has served this congregation from its beginning.
Canadian Mennonite (6 September 1966): 12.
Mennonite Reporter (2 April 1984): 14; (18 February 1985): 14.
Loeppky, Ruth. "An Attempt to Understand Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1977, 25 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Church records at Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Address: 150 Bayridge Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5B5 (Co-ordinates 49.798056 -97.150833)
Phone: (204) 269-5095
General Conference Mennonite Church, 1969-1999
Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Leaders
|Henry Epp||1969-1970, 1972-1973|
|Henry Loewen||1971, 1974-1979, 1982-1986|
|Adolf Ens||1980-1981, 1990|
Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Membership
|Date Published||Sept 2017|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. "Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Sept 2017. Web. 17 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fort_Garry_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154282.
Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. (Sept 2017). Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fort_Garry_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154282.
©1996-2017 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.