From GAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
[checked revision][checked revision]
(CSV import - 20130823)
m (Added category.)
 
(3 intermediate revisions by one user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
The Manson Mennonite Church (formerly called Cedar Creek Mennonite Church), is located at 1310 8th Street, Manson, Calhoun County, Iowa. A member of Mennonite Church USA and the Central Plains Mennonite Conference (formerly [[Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church)|Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference]]), Manson was organized in 1898 by settlers from Woodford and Bureau counties, [[Illinois (USA)|Illinois]].  
+
__FORCETOC__
 +
__TOC__
 +
[[File:CedarCreekMennoniteChurch1948.jpg|400px|thumbnail|''Cedar Creek Mennonite Church in Manson, Iowa on 19 August 1948.<br />
 +
Source: Mennonite Community Photograph Collection, The Congregation (HM4-134 Box 1 photo 010.6-15a).<br />
 +
[https://www.flickr.com/photos/mennonitechurchusa-archives/5349551008/in/set-72157625807953784/ Mennonite Church USA Archives, Goshen, Indiana]''.]]
 +
[[File:MansonMennoniteChurch1957.png|400px|thumbnail|''Manson Mennonite Church, 1957. <br />
 +
Source: [http://mansonmennonite.com/our-history Church website]''.]]
 +
[[File:MansonMennoniteChurch.jpg|400px|thumbnail|''Manson Mennonite Church<br />
 +
Source: [http://mansonmennonite.com/our-history Church website].'']]
 +
Manson Mennonite Church (formerly called Cedar Creek Mennonite Church), is located in Manson, Calhoun County, Iowa. A member of Mennonite Church USA and the Central Plains Mennonite Conference (formerly [[Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church)|Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference]]), Manson was organized in 1898 by settlers from Woodford and Bureau counties, [[Illinois (USA)|Illinois]].  
  
In 1903 the first meetinghouse was built, called the Cedar Creek Mennonite Church. In 1913 a larger church was erected in northwest Manson. The name Cedar Creek was never officially changed, but this congregation became known as the Manson Mennonite Church. Missionary emphasis has generally prevailed as is evidenced by the fact that up to 1950 approximately 52 members were received from non-Mennonite homes. Minnie Swartzendruber Graber, [[McCammon, Don (1920-1988) |Don McCammon]], Wilbur and Grace Nachtigall, and Marie Kauffman were missionaries sent out from this church. Others have been volunteers. The 1953 membership was 264. Edward Birkey and Nicholas Stoltzfus were serving in the ministry of the congregation at that time. In 2004 the membership was 127.
+
In 1903 the first meetinghouse was built, called the Cedar Creek Mennonite Church. In 1913 a larger church was erected in northwest Manson. The name Cedar Creek was never officially changed, but this congregation became known as the Manson Mennonite Church. Missionary emphasis has generally prevailed as is evidenced by the fact that up to 1950 approximately 52 members were received from non-Mennonite homes. Minnie Swartzendruber Graber, [[McCammon, Don (1920-1988) |Don McCammon]], Wilbur and Grace Nachtigall, and Marie Kauffman were missionaries sent out from this church. Others have been volunteers.  
 +
 
 +
The 1953 membership was 264. Edward Birkey and Nicholas Stoltzfus were serving in the ministry of the congregation at that time.
 +
 
 +
By 1956, more space was needed and a brick building was built south of the wooden 1913 structure and was dedicated in 1957. In June 1979, a tornado ripped through Manson, demolishing much of the town, including the sanctuary. For the next two years, services we're held in the Manson Catholic Church.
 +
 
 +
In June 1981, the present building was completed. In August 1997, the church celebrated its 100th Year Anniversary.
 +
 
 +
In 2004 the membership was 127.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon. </em>Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I,<strong class="gameo_bibliography"> </strong>336.
+
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>, 4 vols.Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I,<strong class="gameo_bibliography"> </strong>336.
 +
 
 +
Manson Mennonite Church. "Our History." 2011. Web. 28 March 2014. http://mansonmennonite.com/our-history.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
<h4 align="center"></h4>
+
'''Address''': PO Box 627, Manson IA 50563-0627
 +
 
 +
'''Location''': 1310 8th Street, Manson Iowa
 +
 
 +
'''Phone''': 712-469-3387
 +
 
 +
'''Website''': [http://mansonmennonite.com/ Manson Mennonite Church]
 +
 
 +
'''Denominational Affiliations''':
 +
 
 +
[[Western District Amish Mennonite Conference|Western Amish Mennonite Conference]]
 +
 
 +
[[Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church)|Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference]]
 +
 
 +
[http://www.centralplainsmc.org/ Central Plains Mennonite Conference]
 +
 
 +
[[Mennonite Church (MC)]]
 +
 
 +
[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
 
{{GAMEO_footer|hp=|date=1953|a1_last=Stoltzfus|a1_first=Nicholas|a2_last= |a2_first= }}
 
{{GAMEO_footer|hp=|date=1953|a1_last=Stoltzfus|a1_first=Nicholas|a2_last= |a2_first= }}
 +
[[Category:Churches]]
 +
[[Category:Western Amish Mennonite Conference Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:Central Plains Mennonite Conference Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:Mennonite Church (MC) Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:Mennonite Church USA Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:Iowa Congregations]]
 +
[[Category:United States Congregations]]

Latest revision as of 03:17, 31 March 2014

Contents

Cedar Creek Mennonite Church in Manson, Iowa on 19 August 1948.
Source: Mennonite Community Photograph Collection, The Congregation (HM4-134 Box 1 photo 010.6-15a).
Mennonite Church USA Archives, Goshen, Indiana
.
Manson Mennonite Church, 1957.
Source: Church website
.
Manson Mennonite Church
Source: Church website.

Manson Mennonite Church (formerly called Cedar Creek Mennonite Church), is located in Manson, Calhoun County, Iowa. A member of Mennonite Church USA and the Central Plains Mennonite Conference (formerly Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference), Manson was organized in 1898 by settlers from Woodford and Bureau counties, Illinois.

In 1903 the first meetinghouse was built, called the Cedar Creek Mennonite Church. In 1913 a larger church was erected in northwest Manson. The name Cedar Creek was never officially changed, but this congregation became known as the Manson Mennonite Church. Missionary emphasis has generally prevailed as is evidenced by the fact that up to 1950 approximately 52 members were received from non-Mennonite homes. Minnie Swartzendruber Graber, Don McCammon, Wilbur and Grace Nachtigall, and Marie Kauffman were missionaries sent out from this church. Others have been volunteers.

The 1953 membership was 264. Edward Birkey and Nicholas Stoltzfus were serving in the ministry of the congregation at that time.

By 1956, more space was needed and a brick building was built south of the wooden 1913 structure and was dedicated in 1957. In June 1979, a tornado ripped through Manson, demolishing much of the town, including the sanctuary. For the next two years, services we're held in the Manson Catholic Church.

In June 1981, the present building was completed. In August 1997, the church celebrated its 100th Year Anniversary.

In 2004 the membership was 127.

[edit] Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols.Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 336.

Manson Mennonite Church. "Our History." 2011. Web. 28 March 2014. http://mansonmennonite.com/our-history.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: PO Box 627, Manson IA 50563-0627

Location: 1310 8th Street, Manson Iowa

Phone: 712-469-3387

Website: Manson Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Western Amish Mennonite Conference

Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference

Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church (MC)

Mennonite Church USA


Author(s) Nicholas Stoltzfus
Date Published 1953


[edit] Cite This Article

MLA style

Stoltzfus, Nicholas. "Manson Mennonite Church (Manson, Iowa, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 30 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Manson_Mennonite_Church_(Manson,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=116980.

APA style

Stoltzfus, Nicholas. (1953). Manson Mennonite Church (Manson, Iowa, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Manson_Mennonite_Church_(Manson,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=116980.




©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.