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Wellman Mennonite Church in Wellman, Iowa in 1946.
Source: Mennonite Community Photograph Collection, The Congregation (HM4-134 Box 1 photo 010.6-2).
Mennonite Church USA Archives, Goshen, Indiana.

Wellman Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), formerly called the Daytonville Mission, located in Wellman, Iowa, began in 1906 as a Sunday school in Daytonville School-house conducted by members of West Union congregation. The meetinghouse was acquired in 1911. W. S. Guengerich was first resident minister, ordained in 1925, followed by Edward Diener in 1926. The congregation was organized 6 May 1935. A new church with seating capacity of 650 at the north edge of Wellman was dedicated 10 November 1940.

The ministers in 1957 were George S. Miller and J. Max Yoder; the bishop was Simon Gingerich. The membership was 335.

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Address: PO Box 122, Wellman, IA 52356-0122

Location: 1215 8th Ave, Wellman, IA 52356

Telephone: 319-646-2532

Website: Wellman Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Western District Amish Mennonite Conference

Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church (MC)

Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Author(s) George S Miller
Date Published 1959

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Miller, George S. "Wellman Mennonite Church (Wellman, Iowa, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Mar 2015.,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=117002.

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Miller, George S. (1959). Wellman Mennonite Church (Wellman, Iowa, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 March 2015, from,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=117002.

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