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The Vanderhoof Mennonite Church near Vanderhoof, British Columbia began services in 1979, and formally organized in 1980. The first building was occupied in 1980. David Burkholder is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church. The language of worship is English.

Ministers Abram Guenter and Joseph S. Wadel served in 2001 as non-salaried congregational leaders.


Historical sketch, 3 pp., Mennonite Historical Society of Canada collection, Mennonite Archives of Ontario

See monthly periodical, The Eastern Testimony.

Additional Information

Address: R.R.2, Box 8, Site 9, Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0

Location: Derksen Rd. two km east of Vanderhoof.

Denominational Affiliation:

Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church

Vanderhoof Mennonite Church Membership

Year Members
1985 34
1995 55
2000 61

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published January 1989

Cite This Article

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Epp, Marlene. "Vanderhoof Mennonite Church (Vanderhoof, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 1989. Web. 26 Jun 2017.,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=115056.

APA style

Epp, Marlene. (January 1989). Vanderhoof Mennonite Church (Vanderhoof, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 June 2017, from,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=115056.

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