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The Neuwied Mennonite Brethren Church in Germany was founded in 1951 by refugees from Russia and Poland. Most of these later immigrated to Canada, but the congregation continued as a mission under the leadership of J. W. Vogt, supported by the Mennonite Brethren Foreign Mission Board. By 1956 the congregation had acquired a meetinghouse and had 60 members, with J. W. Vogt as pastor. Only nine of the original 25 members were still members, the rest having immigrated to Canada.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1957

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Bender, Harold S. "Neuwied Mennonite Brethren Church (Neuwied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 23 Oct 2016.,_Rheinland-Pfalz,_Germany)&oldid=125021.

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Bender, Harold S. (1957). Neuwied Mennonite Brethren Church (Neuwied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 October 2016, from,_Rheinland-Pfalz,_Germany)&oldid=125021.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 860. All rights reserved.

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