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The Minnewasta Mennonite Fellowship in Morden, Manitoba began services in 1989 and formally organized in 1990. They rented a formerly Presbyterian church building 1990. It was located on Main Street in Morden. Tym Elias is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation emerged with assistance from the Morden Bergthaler Mennonite Church. The congregation held its last service 28 June 1999

The congregation's vision was to provide an open door and sanctuary for all, but especially for those who had become distant from the church. They sought to combine both a peace and outreach focus. After ten years they felt called to use their gifts in different settings and congregations.

Pastor Jake Bergmann served in 1995 as a congregational leader. The congregation has been affiliated with the Conference of Mennonites in Canada and the Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba. The language of worship was English.

[edit] Bibliography

Mennonite Reporter (21 January 1991): B5.

Canadian Mennonite 4 (20 March 2000)

Ens, Anna. In Search of Unity: Story of the Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: CMBC Publications, 1996: 199.


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published May 2001


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Steiner, Sam. "Minnewasta Mennonite Fellowship (Morden, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2001. Web. 19 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Minnewasta_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Morden,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=90027.

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Steiner, Sam. (May 2001). Minnewasta Mennonite Fellowship (Morden, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Minnewasta_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Morden,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=90027.




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