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The Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church is an outgrowth of the Scott St. Mennonite Brethren Church. It was officially organized in 1973 with 225 charter members in 1973. Their sanctuary was completed in 1973. Peter Dick, John Eckert and Peter Block are considered the founding leaders of the group.

In 1980, the congregation was a partner in founding another Mennonite Brethren congregation in the area, Fairview-Louth.

Contents

Bibliography

Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 50; (13 September 2002): 31; (February 2011): 29.

Schimpky, Joyce. "Grantham MB Church." 1985, 5 p. Mennonite Archives of Ontario

When Your Children Shall Ask: A History of the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, 1957-1982. 1982: 74-75.

Archival Records

Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volume 564.

Additional Information

Address: 469 Grantham Avenue, St. Catharines ON L2M 3J2

Telephone: 905-935-5811

Denominational Affiliations:

Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1973-present)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1973-present)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1973-2002)

Grantham MB Church Leading Ministers

Minister Years
Aaron Schmidt 1974-1980
Clifford Janzen 1982-1984
Don Enns 1984-1989
John Hiebert 1990-1996
John Wiebe 1997-2002
Bob Enns 2002-2010
David Brubacher (interim) 2010
Michael VandenEnden 2010-present

Grantham MB Church Membership

Year Members
1973 225
1975 317
1980 370
1985 316
1995 265
2000 244
2010 193


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published February 2011


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Marlene. "Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2011. Web. 3 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grantham_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(St._Catharines,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=87919.

APA style

Epp, Marlene. (February 2011). Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grantham_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(St._Catharines,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=87919.




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