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Hope Mennonite Church is located in Pantego, [[North Carolina (USA)|North Carolina]], USA. The church was organized in 1965.
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Hope Mennonite Church is located in Pantego, [[North Carolina (USA)|North Carolina]], USA. The church began in Chesapeake, [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], with a Wednesday evening service at the home of Ira M. Zook. Bishop Eli Kramer, and visiting minister Paul Landis, led the meeting at which the name, Hope Mennonite Church, was selected. The next day Eli Kramer informed the [[Deep Creek Mennonite Church (Chesapeake, Virginia, USA)|Deep Creek Mennonite Church]] and the [[Mount Pleasant Mennonite Church (Chesapeake, Virginia, USA)|Mount Pleasant Mennonite]] Church of his withdrawal from the [[Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Virginia Mennonite Conference]] over concerns about church polity and discipline. The first Sunday morning service of the new group was held 20 December 1959.
  
In 2014 the church had 86 members and was a member of the [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The ministerial team included Bishop Jesse Martin, Ministers Philip Beiler and Philip Graybill, and Deacon Timothy Miller.
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By 1964 in response to increasing urbanization, there was increasing interest in relocating as a congregation to a more rural, agricultural community. The first families moved to the Pantego, North Carolina area in spring 1965. Initially a school house was built, and served the small congregation for worship until a church building was completed in November 1968.
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In 2018 the church had 62 members and was a member of the [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The ministerial team included Bishop Jesse Martin, Ministers Philip Beiler and Philip Graybill, and Deacon Timothy Miller.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
''Mennonite Church Directory 2014''. Harrisonburg, VA: Christian Light Publications, Inc., 2014: 106.
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"Hope Mennonite Church." ''The Midwestern Fellowship Churches'' (2014): 150-151.
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''Mennonite Church Directory'' (2014): 106; (2018): 119.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
'''Address''': 25 Main Stem Road, Pantego, NC
 
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== Ordained Leaders at Hope Mennonite Church ==
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! Name !! Years<br/>of Service
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| Eli Kramer (Bishop) || 1959-1966
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| Marion Miller (Minister) || 1961-1993
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| John Myers (Deacon) || 1966-2005?
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| Harvey Mast (Bishop) || 1967-1984
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| Solomon Beiler (Minister) || 1972-2010?
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| Dale Miller (Minister) || 1989-1993?
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| Phil Beiler (Minister) || 1996-present
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| Jesse Martin (Minister)<br/>(Bishop) || 2001-2012<br/>2012-present
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| Daniel Hartzler (Bishop) || 2004-2012
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| Tim Miller (Deacon) || 2005-present
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| Philip Graybill (Minister) || 2013-present
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|}
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= Map =
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[[Map:Hope Mennonite Church (Pantego, North Carolina, USA)|Hope Mennonite Church]]
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Latest revision as of 18:54, 10 May 2018

Hope Mennonite Church is located in Pantego, North Carolina, USA. The church began in Chesapeake, Virginia, with a Wednesday evening service at the home of Ira M. Zook. Bishop Eli Kramer, and visiting minister Paul Landis, led the meeting at which the name, Hope Mennonite Church, was selected. The next day Eli Kramer informed the Deep Creek Mennonite Church and the Mount Pleasant Mennonite Church of his withdrawal from the Virginia Mennonite Conference over concerns about church polity and discipline. The first Sunday morning service of the new group was held 20 December 1959.

By 1964 in response to increasing urbanization, there was increasing interest in relocating as a congregation to a more rural, agricultural community. The first families moved to the Pantego, North Carolina area in spring 1965. Initially a school house was built, and served the small congregation for worship until a church building was completed in November 1968.

In 2018 the church had 62 members and was a member of the Nationwide Fellowship Churches. The ministerial team included Bishop Jesse Martin, Ministers Philip Beiler and Philip Graybill, and Deacon Timothy Miller.

Bibliography

"Hope Mennonite Church." The Midwestern Fellowship Churches (2014): 150-151.

Mennonite Church Directory (2014): 106; (2018): 119.

Additional Information

Address: 25 Main Stem Road, Pantego, NC

Phone: 252-935-5103

Denominational Affiliation:

Nationwide Fellowship Churches

Ordained Leaders at Hope Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Eli Kramer (Bishop) 1959-1966
Marion Miller (Minister) 1961-1993
John Myers (Deacon) 1966-2005?
Harvey Mast (Bishop) 1967-1984
Solomon Beiler (Minister) 1972-2010?
Dale Miller (Minister) 1989-1993?
Phil Beiler (Minister) 1996-present
Jesse Martin (Minister)
(Bishop)
2001-2012
2012-present
Daniel Hartzler (Bishop) 2004-2012
Tim Miller (Deacon) 2005-present
Philip Graybill (Minister) 2013-present

Map

Hope Mennonite Church


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published May 2018


Cite This Article

MLA style

Steiner, Sam. "Hope Mennonite Church (Pantego, North Carolina, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2018. Web. 21 May 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hope_Mennonite_Church_(Pantego,_North_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=160674.

APA style

Steiner, Sam. (May 2018). Hope Mennonite Church (Pantego, North Carolina, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 May 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hope_Mennonite_Church_(Pantego,_North_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=160674.




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