Salem Community Bible Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba began services in 1960 when the Manitoba Home Missions began a work in the core area of Winnipeg. In 1963 this group organized as the Logan Avenue Mennonite Brethren Church, under the leadership of Rudie Willms. In 1965 the group moved to Alexander Avenue and renamed themselves as the Salem Mennonite Brethren Church. In 2011 the congregation changed its name to Salem Community Bible Church. It is multi-ethnic in character.
In 2011 the congregation had an average weekly attendance of 80-100.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 45; (October 2011): 30.
Penner, Peter. No Longer at Arms Length: Mennonite Brethren Church Planting in Canada. 1987, 178 pp.
Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers. 1975: 162.
Archival RecordsCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volumes 503-504, Reel 84.
Address: 691 Alexander Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 1J1
Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba (1963-present)
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1963-present)
General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1963-2002)
Salem Community Bible Church Leading Ministers
|Arno C. Fast||1969-present|
Salem Community Bible Church Membership
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||March 2012|
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Thiessen, Richard D. "Salem Community Bible Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2012. Web. 28 May 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Salem_Community_Bible_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=60545.
Thiessen, Richard D. (March 2012). Salem Community Bible Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 May 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Salem_Community_Bible_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=60545.
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