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Locust Grove Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), located five miles (eight km) southwest of Elkhart, Indiana, is a member of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference. It developed out of a Sunday school mission operated by students of Goshen College and was organized with its own pastor (Russell Krabill) in 1945. In 1948 Ralph Stahly was ordained as pastor, and in 1954 as bishop. The membership in 1956 was 54. The meetinghouse was built in 1950.

The church closed in the early 1990s.

Author(s) Ralph Stahly
Date Published 1957

Cite This Article

MLA style

Stahly, Ralph. "Locust Grove Mennonite Church (Elkhart, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 27 Jun 2017.,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=66497.

APA style

Stahly, Ralph. (1957). Locust Grove Mennonite Church (Elkhart, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 June 2017, from,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=66497.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 384. All rights reserved.

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