Tofield was originally known as Schoenwieser Mennonite Gemeinde zu Tofield or the Schönsee Mennonite Church, and changed its name to Tofield Mennonite Church in 1960. In 1958 the leader was Johann Neufeld, and the assisting ministers were David Boese, Abraham Epp, Peter Regehr, Gerhard Franz, and Abraham Heidebrecht. The transition from German to English occurred in the 1950s.
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Dick, C. L. The Mennonite Conference of Alberta: a History of its Churches and Institutions. Edmonton: The Mennonite Conference of Alberta, 1981, 147 pp.
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Archival RecordsMennonite Heritage Centre Archives, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Volumes 967, 1951, 2135.
Address: 5631 - 47 Street, Box 598, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0
Website: Tofield Mennonite Church
Mennonite Church Alberta (1936-present)
General Conference Mennonite Church (1938-1999)
Tofield Mennonite Church Leading Ministers
|David A. Heidebrecht||1929-1956|
|Abe D. Heidebrecht||1940-1980|
Tofield Mennonite Church Membership
|Date Published||July 2010|
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Epp, Marlene. "Tofield Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2010. Web. 9 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tofield_Mennonite_Church_(Tofield,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=93751.
Epp, Marlene. (July 2010). Tofield Mennonite Church (Tofield, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tofield_Mennonite_Church_(Tofield,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=93751.
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