Westwood Community Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

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Westwood Community Church, Winnipeg MB

The Westwood Community Church in Winnipeg, MB began services in 1978, and formally organized in 1979. The first building was occupied in 1989. Travis J. Reimer is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through division from Portage Avenue Mennonite Brethren due to the latter's large size.


Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 46; (17 March 1989): 22.

Westwood Community Church 1980. 1980, 15 pp.

Archival Records

Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volume 523.

Additional Information

Address: 401 Westwood Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3K 1G4

'Location': Corner of Westwood Drive and McBey Avenue

Telephone: 204-888-1771

Website: Westwood Community Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba (1979-present)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1979-present)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

Westwood Community Church Leading Ministers

Minister Years
James Nikkel 1979
Erwin Penner 1979
Travis Reimer 1979-1988
John M. Schmidt (interim) 1989
Lorlie Barkman 1990-1997
Sean Sagert (interim) 1998
Victor Neufeld (interim) 1999
Roger Thiessen 2000-2009
Rick Hill (interim) 2009-2013
Russ Toews  2013-present

Westwood Community Church Membership

Year Members
1985 146
1995 192
2000 197
2010 214


Map:Westwood Community Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published May 2013

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Epp, Marlene. "Westwood Community Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2013. Web. 23 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westwood_Community_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=103630.

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Epp, Marlene. (May 2013). Westwood Community Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westwood_Community_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=103630.

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