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The Wohldemfürst-Alexandrodar Mennonite Church, Kuban Mennonite settlement, Russia, was established in 1885. At first the worship services were conducted in private homes. In the 1890s a church was erected in Alexandrodar. In 1905 the membership was 124 with a total population of 270. Kornelius Dirks was the first elder and was succeeded by Franz F. Enns. Jakob Hübert, David Dirks, Johann J. Wiebe, C. C. Peters, and Jakob Braun served as ministers. The church was dissolved under the Soviet regime.

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Dirks, Heinrich. Statistik der Mennonitengemeinden in Russland Ende 1905 (Anhang zum Mennonitischen Jahrbuche 1904/05). Gnadenfeld: Dirks, 1906: 36, 64.

Die Kubaner Ansiedlung. Steinbach, 1953: 37.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Wohldemfürst-Alexandrodar Mennonite Church (Kuban Settlement, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 Apr 2017.,_Russia)&oldid=140875.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Wohldemfürst-Alexandrodar Mennonite Church (Kuban Settlement, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 April 2017, from,_Russia)&oldid=140875.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1138. All rights reserved.

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