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The Winnipeg Chinese Mennonite congregation began services in 1974, and formally organized in 1975. The first building was occupied in 1983. Elisha Wu is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Conference of Mennonites in Canada to immigrants from Asia. In the first years the congregation met at the Bethel Mennonite Church.

In 1985 there were 91 members; in 1995, 114; in 2000, 66. The congregation has been affiliated with the Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada since 1979. The language of worship is Chinese.

The congregation's address is 1010 Riverwood Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3T 1L3. (204) 284-7903. Pastor John Wang served in 2002 as a congregational leader.

Bibliography

Mennonite Reporter (26 May 1980): 12; (4 April 1983): 11; (13 June 1983): 1.


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published September 1986


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Epp, Marlene. "Winnipeg Chinese Mennonite Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 1986. Web. 13 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winnipeg_Chinese_Mennonite_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=78859.

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Epp, Marlene. (September 1986). Winnipeg Chinese Mennonite Church (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winnipeg_Chinese_Mennonite_Church_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=78859.




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