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Giekerk (Gytsjerk), a village in the Dutch province of Friesland (coordinates: 53° 14′ 27″ N, 5° 53′ 35″ E). Forty-five Mennonites living here in 1947 formed a Mennonite circle (kring), attending the church services at Veenwouden and Dantumawoude by bus. In Giekerk itself the members of this circle met regularly in the 1950s, and there was also a ladies' circle with 11 members. Giekerk kring was a part of the congregation of Veenwouden. In 1955 the membership of the circle was 33.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Giekerk (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 29 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Giekerk_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126253.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Giekerk (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Giekerk_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126253.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 516. All rights reserved.


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