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Menno-Friendly Benefit (Beneficial) Association was a mutual burial aid association organized about 1908 in the First Mennonite Church (GCM) of Philadelphia to serve General Conference Mennonites in the Philadelphia area. Up to 1 January 1944, it had paid $28,500 in benefits. Its assessment rate in 1953 was 50¢ per month. It aided members in times of disability and death.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S and Melvin Gingerich. "Menno-Friendly Benefit Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 17 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Menno-Friendly_Benefit_Association_(Philadelphia,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=89645.

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Bender, Harold S and Melvin Gingerich. (1959). Menno-Friendly Benefit Association (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Menno-Friendly_Benefit_Association_(Philadelphia,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=89645.




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