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The Norwich District Amish began services in 1954. The group meets in homes. The congregation originated through immigration from the United States beginning in 1954.

In 1965 there were 58 members; in 1975, 63. The congregation has been affiliated with the Old Order Amish. The language of worship is German.

R.R. 1, Mount Elgin, ON. Located halfway between Tillsonburg and Norwich. Bishop John J. Byler served in 2002 as a non-salaried congregational leader.

Bibliography

Canadian Mennonite (1 May 1959): 1.

The New American Almanac (1996),(2002).


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published April 1986


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Epp, Marlene. "Norwich West District Amish (Mt. Elgin, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 1986. Web. 25 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norwich_West_District_Amish_(Mt._Elgin,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=76475.

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Epp, Marlene. (April 1986). Norwich West District Amish (Mt. Elgin, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Norwich_West_District_Amish_(Mt._Elgin,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=76475.




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