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The Gospel Hill Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) is located on the western foothills of the Little North Mountain, 2.5 miles (four km)south of Palos, and five miles (eight km) south of Genoa in Linville District, Rockingham County, Virginia. This was the oldest local mission congregation in the Middle District of the Virginia Mennonite Conference. Services were held first in the White Hall Schoolhouse. A Sunday school was organized in 1907 and the church was built in 1909. In 1956 the congregation had a membership of 79, under the direction of J. Early Suter and Daniel Suter as ministers and D. W. Lehman as bishop. In 2007 the congregation had a membership of 98; David Jan Lehman was the pastor.

Additional Information

Address:

6179 Hopkins Gap Road

Fulks Run, Virginia

Phone:

540-867-9051

Denominational Affiliations:

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA 


Author(s) Harry A Brunk
Date Published 1956


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Brunk, Harry A. "Gospel Hill Mennonite Church (Fulks Run, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 3 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gospel_Hill_Mennonite_Church_(Fulks_Run,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=94886.

APA style

Brunk, Harry A. (1956). Gospel Hill Mennonite Church (Fulks Run, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gospel_Hill_Mennonite_Church_(Fulks_Run,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=94886.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 550. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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