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Nikolaifeld Mennonite Church was the congregation in the Suvorovka Mennonite settlement, province of Stavropol, Caucasus, with its meetinghouse in the village of Nikolaifeld. The settlement was established in 1894 and consisted of two villages; the congregation was organized in 1901. Cornelius Harder was the first leading minister, assisted by Jacob Enns and Jacob Janzen. In 1905 the total membership of the church was 405, with 173 baptized members. Little is known about the later development of the congregation.

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Dirks, Heinrich. Statistik der Mennonitengemeinden in Russland Ende 1905 (Anhang zum Mennonitischen Jahrbuche 1904/05). Gnadenfeld: Dirks, 1905: 40, 65.

Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga,” 1911: 717.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1957


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Nikolaifeld Mennonite Church (Suvorovka Mennonite Settlement, Stavropol Krai, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nikolaifeld_Mennonite_Church_(Suvorovka_Mennonite_Settlement,_Stavropol_Krai,_Russia)&oldid=76369.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1957). Nikolaifeld Mennonite Church (Suvorovka Mennonite Settlement, Stavropol Krai, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nikolaifeld_Mennonite_Church_(Suvorovka_Mennonite_Settlement,_Stavropol_Krai,_Russia)&oldid=76369.




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