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Meadow Mennonite Church ([[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]]) in Mingo, 12 miles southeast of Colby, Thomas County, Kansas, was a member of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District Conference]]. It was organized 19 September 1937 with charter members under the leadership of John H. Epp, who later also served the church as the first resident pastor. The first building was a frame structure with a seating capacity of 90. The 1957 building, a brick structure with a seating capacity of 200, was dedicated 30 November 1952. In 1954 the membership was 82, mostly rural, with J. W. Bergen as pastor. Other ministers who have served included Wm. C. Voth and Walter H. Regier.  
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Meadow Mennonite Church ([[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]]) in Mingo, 12 miles southeast of Colby, Thomas County, Kansas, was a member of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District Conference]]. It was organized 19 September 1937 with charter members under the leadership of John H. Epp, who later also served the church as the first resident pastor. The first building was a frame structure with a seating capacity of 90. The 1957 building, a brick structure with a seating capacity of 200, was dedicated 30 November 1952. In 1954 the membership was 82, mostly rural, with J. W. Bergen as pastor. Other ministers who have served included Wm. C. Voth and Walter H. Regier.  
 
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Meadow Mennonite Church withdrew from the Western District Conference in 1970, and became known as the Mingo Bible Church. The conservative theology of the congregation and the Western District's decision to join the Kansas Council of Churches was the final rift that led to Meadow's withdrawal.
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Meadow Mennonite Church withdrew from the Western District Conference in 1970, and became known as the Mingo Bible Church. The conservative theology of the congregation and the Western District's decision to join the Kansas Council of Churches was the final rift that led to Meadow's withdrawal.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Haury, David A. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Prairie People: a History of the Western District Conference</em>. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1981: 346-347.  
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Haury, David A. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Prairie People: a History of the Western District Conference</em>. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1981: 346-347.
 
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Meadow Mennonite Church (General Conference Mennonite) in Mingo, 12 miles southeast of Colby, Thomas County, Kansas, was a member of the Western District Conference. It was organized 19 September 1937 with charter members under the leadership of John H. Epp, who later also served the church as the first resident pastor. The first building was a frame structure with a seating capacity of 90. The 1957 building, a brick structure with a seating capacity of 200, was dedicated 30 November 1952. In 1954 the membership was 82, mostly rural, with J. W. Bergen as pastor. Other ministers who have served included Wm. C. Voth and Walter H. Regier.

Meadow Mennonite Church withdrew from the Western District Conference in 1970, and became known as the Mingo Bible Church. The conservative theology of the congregation and the Western District's decision to join the Kansas Council of Churches was the final rift that led to Meadow's withdrawal.

[edit] Bibliography

Haury, David A. Prairie People: a History of the Western District Conference. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1981: 346-347.


Author(s) Walter H Regier
Date Published 1957


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Regier, Walter H. "Meadow Mennonite Church (Mingo, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 27 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meadow_Mennonite_Church_(Mingo,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=89557.

APA style

Regier, Walter H. (1957). Meadow Mennonite Church (Mingo, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meadow_Mennonite_Church_(Mingo,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=89557.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 547. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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