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The Sommerfeld Mennonite congregation at Burns Lake, British Columbia began services in the 1940s. The first building was occupied in 1957. The congregation originated through colonization from the Prairies.

The congregation had been an independent congregation with historical connections to the Sommerfelder Mennonites. The language of worship was German. The congregation had closed by the 1970s or early 1980s. The congregational leader had been Bishop Franz Thiessen.

Bibliography

Bergen, Peter. History of the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church: That is the Background and First Hundred Years of the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church. Altona, MB: The Church, 2001: 213.

Reimer, Margaret L. One Quilt, Many Pieces. Waterloo, ON: Mennonite Publishing Service, 1983: 37.


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published December 1986


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Epp, Marlene. "Sommerfelder Mennonite Church (Burns Lake, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 1986. Web. 20 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sommerfelder_Mennonite_Church_(Burns_Lake,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=115055.

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Epp, Marlene. (December 1986). Sommerfelder Mennonite Church (Burns Lake, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sommerfelder_Mennonite_Church_(Burns_Lake,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=115055.




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