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Goodville Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) was organized in 1900 by a number of retired Mennonite farmers as a member of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. It is located in the strong Weaverland district of the beautiful fertile Weaverland Valley on Route 23. The first meetinghouse was greatly enlarged in 1924. In 1953 the total church membership was 113 with A. G. Martin as minister and J. Paul Graybill as bishop. An outstation summer Bible school was held at Bender's Church near Bangor in 1952.

In 2008 the membership was 96; Bruce L. Sauder was the pastor.

Additional Information


1556 Main Street

Goodville, Pennsylvania



Denominational Affiliations:

Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1956

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Landis, Ira D. "Goodville Mennonite Church (Goodville, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 3 May 2016.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=81276.

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Landis, Ira D. (1956). Goodville Mennonite Church (Goodville, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 May 2016, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=81276.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, pp. 541-542. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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