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Noah H. Mack was an outstanding leader in the Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church), born at Niantic, near Bally, Pennsylvania, on 1 February 1861, was a son of Bishop Andreas Mack and Elizabeth P. Haldeman. He grew up in the Bally community and was baptized in the Hereford (MC) congregation in Bally. In 1881 he came to Lancaster County to teach school. Early he associated himself with the Sunday schools of Groffdale and Metzler and mission work on the Welsh Mountain, of which he was superintendent 1899-1910. He was married on 23 December 1882, to Elizabeth S. Sensenig Weber. There were no children. Mack was ordained preacher for the Groffdale-Metzler district on 30 August 1900, and assistant bishop for this district on 23 January 1919. By his own request he was transferred to the York-Adams district in 1926, although he continued to live in New Holland. He was a charter member of the Eastern Board of Missions and Charities, a member of the Examining Committee of that Board, and for a time secretary of the Lancaster Conference. He was very active in many aspects of church life. He died 31 October 1948; he was buried at Groffdale.

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Graybill, J. Paul, Ira D. Landis and J. Paul Sauder. Noah H. Mack, His Life and Times, 1861-1948. Authorized and published by the Board of Bishops of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference, [1952].


Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1957


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Landis, Ira D. "Mack, Noah H. (1861-1948)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mack,_Noah_H._(1861-1948)&oldid=89191.

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Landis, Ira D. (1957). Mack, Noah H. (1861-1948). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mack,_Noah_H._(1861-1948)&oldid=89191.




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