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[[File:SalemMCTofield1948.jpg|280px|thumbnail|Salem Mennonite Church, Tofield, Alberta, 9 August 1948.<br />
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Source: Mennonite Community Photograph Collection, 1947-1953: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Idaho, Oregon and Montana Congregations.<br />
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HM4-134 Box 1 photo 010.8-27.<br />
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[http://www.flickr.com/photos/mennonitechurchusa-archives/5369793939/in/set-72157625860688692/ Mennonite Church USA Archives, Goshen, Indiana].]]
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[[File:SalemMCTofield.jpg|279px|thumbnail|''Salem Mennonite Church, Tofield, AB <br />
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Source: Church website'']]
 
Salem Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church Canada|Mennonite Church]]), located near [[Tofield (Alberta, Canada)|Tofield]], [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], dates to 1910, when several families, including [[Roth, Nicholas E. (1870-1939)|Bishop N. E. Roth]], moved into the area from [[Nebraska (USA)|Nebraska]]. The congregation was organized under the [[Western District Amish Mennonite Conference|Western Amish Mennonite Conference]]; with the arrival of more settlers, including most of the [[Mayton Mennonite Church (Mayton, Alberta, Canada)|Mayton (Alberta) Mennonite congregation]], it affiliated with the [[Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference|Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference]]. The meetinghouse was built in 1911, enlarged in 1915 and 1926, and replaced by a new one, 52 x 80 ft., in 1954. A mission outreach at Round Hill was maintained for a time.
 
Salem Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church Canada|Mennonite Church]]), located near [[Tofield (Alberta, Canada)|Tofield]], [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], dates to 1910, when several families, including [[Roth, Nicholas E. (1870-1939)|Bishop N. E. Roth]], moved into the area from [[Nebraska (USA)|Nebraska]]. The congregation was organized under the [[Western District Amish Mennonite Conference|Western Amish Mennonite Conference]]; with the arrival of more settlers, including most of the [[Mayton Mennonite Church (Mayton, Alberta, Canada)|Mayton (Alberta) Mennonite congregation]], it affiliated with the [[Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference|Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference]]. The meetinghouse was built in 1911, enlarged in 1915 and 1926, and replaced by a new one, 52 x 80 ft., in 1954. A mission outreach at Round Hill was maintained for a time.
 
In 1925 there were 140 members; in 1950, 212; in 1965, 301; in 1975, 268; in 1985, 233; in 1995, 330; in 2000, 249. The congregation has been affiliated with the Western Amish Mennonite Conference (1910-15), [[Northwest Mennonite Conference|Northwest Mennonite Conference]] (1915-) and the Mennonite Church. The language of worship is English.
 
  
 
Pastoral leaders prior to 1960 included [[Roth, Nicholas E. (1870-1939)|N.E. Roth]] (bishop, 1911-1939), [[Lehman, John K. (1874-1933)|J. K. Lehman]], [[Stauffer, John Benjamin (1889-1983)|John B. Stauffer]], Milo D. Stutzman, Paul L. Voegtlin and [[Boettger, Harold R. (b. 1917)|Harold Boettger]].
 
Pastoral leaders prior to 1960 included [[Roth, Nicholas E. (1870-1939)|N.E. Roth]] (bishop, 1911-1939), [[Lehman, John K. (1874-1933)|J. K. Lehman]], [[Stauffer, John Benjamin (1889-1983)|John B. Stauffer]], Milo D. Stutzman, Paul L. Voegtlin and [[Boettger, Harold R. (b. 1917)|Harold Boettger]].
  
The church's address is R. R. 3,  Tofield, AB, T0B 4J0. (780) 663-3633. The building is located five km east, fifteen km south. Minister Richard Payne served 2000-2007 as a congregational leader; in 2008 Mark Loewen became the pastor.
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Minister Richard Payne served 2000-2007 as a congregational leader; in 2008 Mark Loewen became the pastor.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Stauffer, Ezra. <em class="gameo_bibliography">History of the Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference. </em> 1960: 19.
 
Stauffer, Ezra. <em class="gameo_bibliography">History of the Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference. </em> 1960: 19.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
<strong>Address</strong>: 5107 50 Street, Tofield, Alberta T0B 4J0
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'''Address''': Box 56 Tofield, AB  T0B 4J0
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<strong>Location</strong>: 5107 50 Street, Tofield, Alberta
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<strong>Phone</strong>: 780-662-2364
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'''Website''': [http://www.salemmennonite.ca/ Salem Mennonite Church]
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<strong>Denominational Affiliations</strong>:
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[[Western District Amish Mennonite Conference|Western Amish Mennonite Conference]] (1910-1915)
  
<strong>Phone</strong>: 780-662-2365
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[http://www.nwmc.ca/ Northwest Mennonite Conference] (1915-present)
  
<strong>Denominational Affiliations</strong>: [http://www.nwmc.ca/ Northwest Mennonite Conference]
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[[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]] (MC)
  
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=== Salem Mennonite Church Membership ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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! Year !! Members
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| 1925 || align="right" | 140
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| 1950 || align="right" | 212
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|-
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| 1965 || align="right" | 301
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|-
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| 1975 || align="right" | 268
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|-
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| 1985 || align="right" | 233
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|-
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| 1995 || align="right" | 330
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|-
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| 2000 || align="right" | 249
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|}
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta)|Map:Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta)]]
 
[[Map:Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta)|Map:Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta)]]
 
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[[Category:Churches]]
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[[Category:Alberta Congregations]]
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[[Category:Canadian Congregations]]
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[[Category:Western District Amish Mennonite Conference Congregations]]
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[[Category:Mennonite Church (MC) Congregations]]
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[[Category:Northwest Mennonite Conference Congregations]]

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Contents

Salem Mennonite Church, Tofield, Alberta, 9 August 1948.
Source: Mennonite Community Photograph Collection, 1947-1953: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Idaho, Oregon and Montana Congregations.
HM4-134 Box 1 photo 010.8-27.
Mennonite Church USA Archives, Goshen, Indiana.
Salem Mennonite Church, Tofield, AB
Source: Church website

Salem Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), located near Tofield, Alberta, dates to 1910, when several families, including Bishop N. E. Roth, moved into the area from Nebraska. The congregation was organized under the Western Amish Mennonite Conference; with the arrival of more settlers, including most of the Mayton (Alberta) Mennonite congregation, it affiliated with the Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference. The meetinghouse was built in 1911, enlarged in 1915 and 1926, and replaced by a new one, 52 x 80 ft., in 1954. A mission outreach at Round Hill was maintained for a time.

Pastoral leaders prior to 1960 included N.E. Roth (bishop, 1911-1939), J. K. Lehman, John B. Stauffer, Milo D. Stutzman, Paul L. Voegtlin and Harold Boettger.

Minister Richard Payne served 2000-2007 as a congregational leader; in 2008 Mark Loewen became the pastor.

[edit] Bibliography

Stauffer, Ezra. History of the Alberta-Saskatchewan Mennonite Conference. 1960: 19.

[edit] Additional Information

Address: Box 56 Tofield, AB T0B 4J0

Location: 5107 50 Street, Tofield, Alberta

Phone: 780-662-2364

Website: Salem Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Western Amish Mennonite Conference (1910-1915)

Northwest Mennonite Conference (1915-present)

Mennonite Church (MC)

[edit] Salem Mennonite Church Membership

Year Members
1925 140
1950 212
1965 301
1975 268
1985 233
1995 330
2000 249

[edit] Maps

Map:Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta)


Author(s) Milo D. Stutzman
Marlene Epp
Date Published July 1986


[edit] Cite This Article

MLA style

Stutzman, Milo D. and Marlene Epp. "Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 1986. Web. 17 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Salem_Mennonite_Church_(Tofield,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=116425.

APA style

Stutzman, Milo D. and Marlene Epp. (July 1986). Salem Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Salem_Mennonite_Church_(Tofield,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=116425.




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