Namaka Mennonite Brethren Church (Namaka, Alberta, Canada)

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Namaka Mennonite Brethren Church, 1950.
Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)
Digitized by Hiebert Library. Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies
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The Namaka Mennonite Brethren congregation in Namaka, Alberta began services in 1942; it was an Evangelical Mennonite Brethren church prior to 1942 when it affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Conference. The congregation was organized in 1927 with 30 members. The first building was occupied in 1932. The congregation originated through immigration from the Soviet Union.

The presiding minister from 1927 to 1947 was A. A. Toews. Other ministers were A. P. Willms, G. Dirks, A. G. Martens, Heinrich Klassen, and C. Penner. Membership in 1955 was 34.

The congregation dissolved in 1972. The language of worship was German.

Bibliography

Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers. 1975: 166.

Additional Information

Denominational Affiliation:

Alberta Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1942-1972)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1942-1972)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1942-1972)


Author(s) A. A. Toews
Marlene Epp
Date Published July 1986


Cite This Article

MLA style

Toews, A. A. and Marlene Epp. "Namaka Mennonite Brethren Church (Namaka, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 1986. Web. 24 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Namaka_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Namaka,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=115934.

APA style

Toews, A. A. and Marlene Epp. (July 1986). Namaka Mennonite Brethren Church (Namaka, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Namaka_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Namaka,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=115934.




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