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The Greensburg Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas, is a member of the South Central Mennonite Conference. It was organized in October 1932, with E. M. Yost as pastor and H. A. Diener of Hutchinson, Kansas, as bishop. The congregation in 1952 had 76 baptized members, only a few of whom had been members of the Mennonite Church, the majority having come from the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, and some from the General Conference and Krimmer Mennonite Brethren. P. A. Friesen, returned missionary from India, was bishop and pastor of the congregation 1945-1950. Others who have served in the ministry of the congregation included Samuel Janzen and Deacon A. F. Willems, with Earl Bucwalter as bishop after 1950. The church was also known as the Calvary Mennonite Church.


Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1953


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Gingerich, Melvin. "Greensburg Mennonite Church (Greensburg, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Greensburg_Mennonite_Church_(Greensburg,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=87930.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1953). Greensburg Mennonite Church (Greensburg, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Greensburg_Mennonite_Church_(Greensburg,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=87930.




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