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The Morweena Evangelical Mennonite Church in Arborg began services and formally organized in 1960. The first building was occupied in 1961. Henry P. Friesen is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Evangelical Mennonite Conference.

In 1975 there were 99 members; in 1985, 131; in 1995, 117; in 2000, 166. The congregation has been affiliated with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference. The language of worship is English.

Box 4082, Arborg, MB, R0C 0A0. (204) 364-2356. Pastor Glenn Plett served in 2000 as a congregational leader.


Canadian Mennonite (29 September 1961): 3; (3 November 1961): 12.

Loewen, Royden. Blumenort: a Mennonite Community in Transition 1874-1982. Blumenort: Blumenort Mennonite Historical Society, 1983.

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published September 1986

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Epp, Marlene. "Morweena Evangelical Mennonite Church (Arborg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 1986. Web. 26 May 2017.,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=90176.

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Epp, Marlene. (September 1986). Morweena Evangelical Mennonite Church (Arborg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 May 2017, from,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=90176.

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