The North Leamington United Mennonite congregation began services in 1954, and formally organized in 1980. The first building was occupied in 1954. J. C. Neufeld and N. N. Driedger are considered the founding leaders of the group. The congregation was established by Essex County (Leamington) United Mennonite to accommodate its growing membership. The two churches operated under one organization until 1981 when they became autonomous. Services have been in English only since 1985.
Driedger, N. N. The Leamington United Mennonite Church: Establishment and Development, 1925-1972. Leamington, ON: The Church, 1972, 176 pp.
Memories: Sixty Years of Mennonite Life in Essex and Kent Counties, 1925-1985. Leamington, ON: Essex-Kent Mennonite Historical Association, 1985, 78 pp.
Mennonite Reporter (2 February 1981): 4; (4 September 1989): 17; (17 October 1994): 18.
Address: 625 Mersea Road 6, R.R.5, Leamington, Ontario N8H 3V8
General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM) (1954-1999)
Mennonite Church Eastern Canada (1988-)
North Leamington United Mennonite Pastors
|Cathrin van Sintern Dick (Associate)||2003-2012|
|Glyn Jones (Interim Supply)||2011|
Leamington United Mennonite Membership
|Date Published||January 1989|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. "North Leamington United Mennonite Church (Leamington, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 1989. Web. 24 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=North_Leamington_United_Mennonite_Church_(Leamington,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105498.
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. (January 1989). North Leamington United Mennonite Church (Leamington, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=North_Leamington_United_Mennonite_Church_(Leamington,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105498.
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