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New Holland Mennonite Church, New Holland, PA
Source: Church website

The New Holland Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in eastern Lancaster County in New Holland, Pennsylvania, was organized for a number of retired farmers and nearby farmers from the Weaverland, Groffdale, and Hershey congregations. In 1910-1922 services were held in the Methodist church, with Noah H. Mack as minister. In 1922 a large meetinghouse was built in the town. Noah Sauder was the first local minister, ordained 20 December 1923. By the mid-1950s six ordinations had been held. Mahlon Witmer as bishop, and Noah N. Sauder and James H. Martin as ministers served a congregation of 258 members in 1956.

In 2002 there were 131 members.

Additional Information

Address: 18 Western Avenue, New Holland, PA 17557

Phone: 717-354-0602


Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1957


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MLA style

Landis, Ira D. "New Holland Mennonite Church (New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Holland_Mennonite_Church_(New_Holland,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=104141.

APA style

Landis, Ira D. (1957). New Holland Mennonite Church (New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Holland_Mennonite_Church_(New_Holland,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=104141.




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