Box 10, Lowe Farm, MB, R0G 1E0. (204) 746-8135. Located at the corner of 1st Street and 1st Ave. Pastor Glenn Klassen served in 2001 as a congregational leader. In 1965 there were 123 members; in 1975, 123; in 1985, 153; in 1995, 95; in 2000, 83. The congregation has been affiliated with Mennonite Church Manitoba, Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1903-) and the General Conference Mennonite Church (1968-1999). The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1960s.
The congregation began services in 1900, and formally organized in 1914. The first building was occupied in 1928, with a subsequent building program in 1964. William P. Heinrichs is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through colonization from Altona and Winkler.
Canadian Mennonite (28 April 1964): 1; (27 October 1964): 1.
Mennonite Reporter (17 February 1975): 4; (1 September 1980): 10.
Gerbrandt, Henry J. Adventure in Faith. Altona, MB: Bergthaler Mennonite Church of Manitoba, 1970, 379 pp.
Lowe Farm 75th Anniversary, 1899-1974. Lowe Farm: Lowe Farm Chamber of Commerce, 1974, 64 pp.
Dueck, Peter G. and John Braun, eds. Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Lowe Farm, Manitoba: Seventy-fifth Anniversary, 1905-1980. Lowe Farm: Anniversary Book Committee, 1980, 47 pp.
Church records microfilmed at Mennonite Heritage Centre.
|Date Published||February 1989|
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