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The Meeting Place began services in 1991. The congregation began meeting in a storefront at Broadway Avenue and Maryland Street in downtown Winnipeg. The first building was occupied in December 1992. Paul Wartman was the first leading minister of the congregation. The church originated as an effort of local Mennonite Brethren congregations and the Manitoba Board of Missions and Church Extension.
 
The Meeting Place began services in 1991. The congregation began meeting in a storefront at Broadway Avenue and Maryland Street in downtown Winnipeg. The first building was occupied in December 1992. Paul Wartman was the first leading minister of the congregation. The church originated as an effort of local Mennonite Brethren congregations and the Manitoba Board of Missions and Church Extension.
  
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The Meeting Place began services in 1991. The congregation began meeting in a storefront at Broadway Avenue and Maryland Street in downtown Winnipeg. The first building was occupied in December 1992. Paul Wartman was the first leading minister of the congregation. The church originated as an effort of local Mennonite Brethren congregations and the Manitoba Board of Missions and Church Extension.

The Meeting Place emphasized a more contemporary worship style at the time of its formation. The average weekly attendance was around 2,200 by the late 1990s, although attendance in 2012 was lower at around 800.

[edit] Bibliography

Mennonite Brethren Herald (11 January 1991): 19; (19 March 1993): 21; (31 May 1993): 12; (3 December 1993), 20; (1 August 2003); (September 2008).

[edit] Additional Information

Mailing Address: Box 2763, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4B4

Location: 139 Smith Street, Winnipeg, MB

Telephone: 204-942-1203

Website: The Meeting Place

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba (1991-present)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1991-present)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

The Meeting Place Leading Ministers

Minister Years
Paul Wartman 1993-2002
Gene Maynard 2003-2008
John Neufeld 2008-present

The Meeting Place Membership

Year Members
1995 176
2000 331
2010 210


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published March 2012


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MLA style

Steiner, Sam. "Meeting Place, The (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2012. Web. 23 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meeting_Place,_The_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=112970.

APA style

Steiner, Sam. (March 2012). Meeting Place, The (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meeting_Place,_The_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=112970.




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