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The Pineview Mennonite Church (formerly the Mennonite Gospel Mission) was a project of the Pigeon River Conservative Mennonite Church, and is located near Vassar, Michigan. The first service was held in a local schoolhouse in August 1938 and the work was led by Emanuel Swartzendruber. In 1945 Orie Kauffman took charge of the mission, moving into the community in 1948. In 1950 a new church was dedicated. The membership in 1956 is 15; Elam Bender was pastor in charge of the mission. In 2005 Roger Hazen was the pastor; membership was 44. The congregation is part of the Conservative Mennonite Conference.

In 2011 the leading minister was Roger Hazen and the congregational membership was 44.

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Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2011. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2011: 53.

Pineview Mennonite Church. "About Us." Web. 22 April 2012.

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Address: 4415 Swaffer Rd, Vassar MI 48768-9289

Telephone: 989-871-9827

Website: Pineview Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliation:

Conservative Mennonite Conference

Author(s) Orie Kauffman
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published April 2012

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Kauffman, Orie and Richard D. Thiessen. "Pineview Mennonite Church (Vassar, Michigan, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2012. Web. 23 Jun 2017.,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=77034.

APA style

Kauffman, Orie and Richard D. Thiessen. (April 2012). Pineview Mennonite Church (Vassar, Michigan, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 June 2017, from,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=77034.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 624. All rights reserved.

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