Niverville Community Fellowship began on 1 January 2009, the result of a merger between Niverville Mennonite Church, a member of the Mennonite Church Manitoba conference, and Elim Mennonite Church, a daughter congregation of Niverville Mennonite Church that after a number of years had joined the Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference.
Discussions began in the fall of 2007 between Niverville Mennonite, Elim Mennonite, and Fourth Avenue Bible Church (MB) to explore how the three congregations could work together more intentionally. In the summer of 2008 the Fourth Avenue congregation requested leave of the process. Eventually the leaders of the Niverville Mennonite and Elim Mennonite congregations recommended a merger of the two churches, and on 30 November 2008, 85% of the members of both congregations approved the proposal to merge.
Niverville Community Church. "Church Story." Web. 1 July 2010. http://www.nivcf.ca/about.htm.
"Seeking Christ's Call to Unity." EMMC Recorder (December 2008/January 2009): 9.
Mailing Address: Box 206, Niverville MB R0A 1E0
Location: 116 3rd Avenue South, Niverville, MB R0A 1E0
Website: Niverville Community Church
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||July 2010|
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Thiessen, Richard D. "Niverville Community Fellowship (Niverville, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2010. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Niverville_Community_Fellowship_(Niverville,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=83678.
Thiessen, Richard D. (July 2010). Niverville Community Fellowship (Niverville, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Niverville_Community_Fellowship_(Niverville,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=83678.
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