Justice Mennonite Brethren Church was begun by Russian immigrants arriving in the Brookdale area in 1927. The congregation was formed in 1930 as the Brookdale Mennonite Brethren Church. Jacob A. Loewen is considered the founding leader of the group.
The congregation met to worship in private homes and rental facilities until 1944 when the first meeting place was built in the Justice area and the name was changed to Justice Mennonite Brethren Church. In 1953 a new meeting place was built on the same site.
The transition from German occurred in the 1950s.
Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, Manitoba. "Justice MB Church." Web. 17 March 2012. http://www.mbconf.ca/home/products_and_services/resources/published_genealogies/mb_provincial_conferences_and_church_congregation_records/manitoba_archives/justice_mennonite_brethren_church_archives/.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 38; (12 October 1990): 18.
Archival RecordsCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volume 420, Reel 88.
Address: P.O. Box 25, Justice, MB R0K 1C0
Location: SE 21-12-17
Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba (1931-present)
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1931-present)
General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1931-2002)
Justice MB Church Ministers
|Jacob A. Loewen||1930–1937|
|Jacob J. Loewen||1938-1955|
|Henry P. Penner||1956|
|Jacob J. Loewen||1957-1960|
|Henry P. Penner||1961–1962|
|Ben A. Friesen||1963–1967|
|Abe J. Froese||1981–1984|
Justice MB Church Membership
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||March 2012|
Cite This Article
Thiessen, Richard D. "Justice Mennonite Brethren Church (Justice, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2012. Web. 25 Aug 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Justice_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Justice,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=88454.
Thiessen, Richard D. (March 2012). Justice Mennonite Brethren Church (Justice, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 August 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Justice_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Justice,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=88454.
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