The Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite congregation at Laird, Saskatchewan began services in 1894, and formally organized in 1895. The first building was occupied in 1910, with a subsequent building program in 1958. Peter Regier is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through immigration from West Prussia in 1894.
On 24-25 July 2010 the congregation celebrated its centennial.
Klassen, Reg and Laurel. "History of the Tiefengrund Church." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1977, 35 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Mennonite Reporter (8 December 1980): 4; (28 October 1985): 17; (7 January 1991): 9; (5 February 1996): 12.
Regier, Sylvia, ed. Three Score Years and Ten with God in Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church, 1910-1980, Reaching to its Roots, 1893. Tiefengrund, SK: Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church, 1980, 247 pp.
Regier, Waldemar. "Tiefengrund." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1959, 26 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Rempel, J. G. Die Rosenorter Gemeinde in Saskatchewan in Wort und Bild. Rosthern, SK: D.H. Epp, 1950, 183 pp.
Archival RecordsChurch records at Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Address: Box 57, Laird, SK S0K 2H0
Location: 3 miles north, 1 mile east and 1 mile north of Laird along Tiefengrund Road
Conference of Mennonites of Saskatchewan / Mennonite Church Saskatchewan (1959-present)
Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada
General Conference Mennonite Church (until 1999)
Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church Ministers
|Arthur E. Regier||1982|
|Margaret Ewen Peters (interim)||2010-2011|
Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church Membership
|Date Published||November 2011|
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Epp, Marlene. "Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church (Laird, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2011. Web. 29 May 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tiefengrund_Rosenort_Mennonite_Church_(Laird,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=103894.
Epp, Marlene. (November 2011). Tiefengrund Rosenort Mennonite Church (Laird, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 May 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tiefengrund_Rosenort_Mennonite_Church_(Laird,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=103894.
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