Since the 1950s Mennonites have moved into South Carolina and established a number of congregations and outreach centers. In 1988 the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship had two congregations with a membership of 174. The Southeast Conference (MC) had two congregations (one of which also belonged to the Afro-American Mennonite Association), with membership of 56, and the Southeastern Mennonite Conference had one congregation with membership of 79. In addition to these churches in 1988 there were three Mennonite congregations that were not affiliated with any conference. Their total membership was 216.
Horsch, James E., ed. Mennonite Yearbook and Directory. Scottdale: Mennonite Publishing House (1988-89): 41, 79, 97-99, 166-168.
|Richard D. Thiessen|
|Date Published||February 2009|
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