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Box 1149, [[New Hamburg (Ontario, Canada)|New Hamburg]], ON, N0B 2G0. (519) 662-1577. Located 1.5 km west of New Hamburg at Hwy 7 & 8 and Waterloo Regional Rd. 1. Ministers Glenn Zehr and Jan Steckley served in 2002 as congregational leaders. In 1965 there were 162 members; in 1975, 207; in 1985, 229; in 1995, 250; in 2000, 251. The congregation has been affiliated with the [[Western Ontario Mennonite Conference|Western Ontario Mennonite Conference]] (1964-1988), Mennonite Church (1964-1999), [[Mennonite Church Eastern Canada|Mennonite Church Eastern Canada]] (1988-) and the [[Conference of Mennonites in Canada|Conference of Mennonites in Canada]] / [[Mennonite Church Canada|Mennonite Church Canada]] (1995-). The language of worship is English.
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Hillcrest Mennonite Church is located in [[New Hamburg (Ontario, Canada)|New Hamburg]], [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]], 1.5 km west of New Hamburg at Hwy 7 & 8 and Waterloo Regional Rd. 1. Ministers Jan Steckley and Kevin Peters Unrau served in 2013 as congregational leaders. In 1965 there were 162 members; in 1975, 207; in 1985, 229; in 1995, 250; in 2000, 251. The congregation has been affiliated with the [[Western Ontario Mennonite Conference|Western Ontario Mennonite Conference]] (1964-1988), Mennonite Church (1964-1999), [[Mennonite Church Eastern Canada|Mennonite Church Eastern Canada]] (1988-) and the [[Conference of Mennonites in Canada|Conference of Mennonites in Canada]] / [[Mennonite Church Canada|Mennonite Church Canada]] (1995-). The language of worship is English.
  
 
The congregation began services and formally organized in 1964. The first building was occupied in 1964. [[Yantzi, Henry (1913-1995)|Henry Yantzi]] is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through church planting from [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra Mennonite]] in 1964 due to the latter's increasing numbers.
 
The congregation began services and formally organized in 1964. The first building was occupied in 1964. [[Yantzi, Henry (1913-1995)|Henry Yantzi]] is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through church planting from [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra Mennonite]] in 1964 due to the latter's increasing numbers.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Hillcrest Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, Ontario</em> (1976), 12 pp.; Mennonites in Canada collection "70-Hillcrest," [http://grebel.uwaterloo.ca/mao/ Mennonite Archives of Ontario].
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<em>Hillcrest Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, Ontario</em> (1976), 12 pp.; Mennonites in Canada collection "70-Hillcrest," [https://uwaterloo.ca/mennonite-archives-ontario/ Mennonite Archives of Ontario].
  
Lichti, Fred. <em class="gameo_bibliography">A History of the East Zorra (Amish) Mennonite Church 1837-1977.</em> Tavistock, ON: East Zorra Mennonite Church, 1977, 132 pp.
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Lichti, Fred. <em>A History of the East Zorra (Amish) Mennonite Church 1837-1977.</em> Tavistock, Ontario: East Zorra Mennonite Church, 1977, 132 pp.
  
Kaethler, Andy. "History of Hillcrest Mennonite Church." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College. [http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/index.htm Mennonite Heritage Centre].
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Kaethler, Andy. "History of Hillcrest Mennonite Church." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College. [http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/  Mennonite Heritage Centre].
  
 
Unpublished histories, 1979 and 1984, part of 15th and 20th anniversary celebrations.
 
Unpublished histories, 1979 and 1984, part of 15th and 20th anniversary celebrations.
  
Church records at [http://grebel.uwaterloo.ca/mao/ Mennonite Archives of Ontario].
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Church records at [https://uwaterloo.ca/mennonite-archives-ontario/congregations/hillcrest-mennonite-church Mennonite Archives of Ontario].
 
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Revision as of 18:36, 17 December 2013

Hillcrest Mennonite Church is located in New Hamburg, Ontario, 1.5 km west of New Hamburg at Hwy 7 & 8 and Waterloo Regional Rd. 1. Ministers Jan Steckley and Kevin Peters Unrau served in 2013 as congregational leaders. In 1965 there were 162 members; in 1975, 207; in 1985, 229; in 1995, 250; in 2000, 251. The congregation has been affiliated with the Western Ontario Mennonite Conference (1964-1988), Mennonite Church (1964-1999), Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (1988-) and the Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1995-). The language of worship is English.

The congregation began services and formally organized in 1964. The first building was occupied in 1964. Henry Yantzi is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through church planting from East Zorra Mennonite in 1964 due to the latter's increasing numbers.

Bibliography

Hillcrest Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, Ontario (1976), 12 pp.; Mennonites in Canada collection "70-Hillcrest," Mennonite Archives of Ontario.

Lichti, Fred. A History of the East Zorra (Amish) Mennonite Church 1837-1977. Tavistock, Ontario: East Zorra Mennonite Church, 1977, 132 pp.

Kaethler, Andy. "History of Hillcrest Mennonite Church." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College. Mennonite Heritage Centre.

Unpublished histories, 1979 and 1984, part of 15th and 20th anniversary celebrations.

Church records at Mennonite Archives of Ontario.


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published January 1989


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Epp, Marlene. "Hillcrest Mennonite Church (New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 1989. Web. 16 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillcrest_Mennonite_Church_(New_Hamburg,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105076.

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Epp, Marlene. (January 1989). Hillcrest Mennonite Church (New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillcrest_Mennonite_Church_(New_Hamburg,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105076.




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