951 10th St., Brandon, MB, R7A 4H2. (204) 728-4515. Minister Ken Quiring served in 2005 as a congregational leader. In 1965 there were 40 members; in 1975, 88; in 1985, 107; in 1995, 72; in 2000, 72. The congregation has been affiliated with Mennonite Church Manitoba (1957-), Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1961-), and General Conference Mennonite Church (1962-1999). The language of worship is English; the language transition from German occurred in the 1950s.
The congregation began services in 1954, and formally organized in 1961. The first building was occupied in 1959. G.G. Neufeld is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through division from the Rivers Mennonite Church over the language issue. The congregation was called Brandon Mennonite Mission until 1961.
Canadian Mennonite (9 October 1959): 12; (3 March 1961): 10.
Unpublished congregational history, 1960, 3 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Records at Mennonite Heritage Centre.
|Date Published||February 1989|
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Epp, Marlene. "Grace Mennonite Church (Brandon, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 1989. Web. 29 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Brandon,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=104136.
Epp, Marlene. (February 1989). Grace Mennonite Church (Brandon, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Brandon,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=104136.
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