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Glacierview Christian Fellowship was located in Courtenay, British Columbia. The congregation began services in 1986. Paul Koehler is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by Black Creek Mennonite Brethren Church and the British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, which it joined in 1988.

In 1996 the congregation lost its pastor and the congregation dwindled to about a dozen persons. Paul Hamilton, a schoolteacher in the Comox Valley School District became a part time pastor in early 1998. The congregation grew, but continued to struggle. In June 2000 the congregation merged with the Comox Valley Alliance Church to form the Living Hope Christian Fellowship, a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination.


Contents

Bibliography

Mennonite Brethren Herald (6 February 1987): 14; (27 May 1988): 12; (12 June 1998);  (20 October 2000).


Additional Information

Denominational Affiliations:

British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1988-2000)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1988-2000)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1988-2000)

Glacierview Christian Fellowship Ministers

Minister Years
John Balzer 1988-1990
George Penner 1992-1995
Paul Hamilton 1998-2000

Glacierview Christian Fellowship Membership

Year Members
1988 13
1990 15
1995 27
1998 14


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published November 2009


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Epp, Marlene and Richard D. Thiessen. "Glacierview Christian Fellowship (Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2009. Web. 21 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Glacierview_Christian_Fellowship_(Courtenay,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=56748.

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Epp, Marlene and Richard D. Thiessen. (November 2009). Glacierview Christian Fellowship (Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Glacierview_Christian_Fellowship_(Courtenay,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=56748.




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