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Woodland Mennonite Church (formerly Woodland Tabernacle) is a Mennonite (Mennonite Church) rural mission church 4 miles north of Orkney Springs, near Jerome, Shenandoah County, Virginia, founded in 1920 under the Vir­ginia Mennonite Conference. An inexpensive building was erected here in 1944 to care for the work that was formerly carried on at the Lindamood schoolhouse. The membership here is the outgrowth and rem­nant of the Powder Spring congregation, which was located several miles south of this place. The membership in 1958 was 22, with James E. Gross (1900-1963) in charge.

Additional Information

Address: 3715 Alum Springs Road, Basye VA 22810

Phone: 540-856-2432

Author(s) Timothy Showalter
Date Published 1959

Cite This Article

MLA style

Showalter, Timothy. "Woodland Mennonite Church (Basye, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 7 Dec 2016.,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=86233.

APA style

Showalter, Timothy. (1959). Woodland Mennonite Church (Basye, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 7 December 2016, from,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=86233.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 977. All rights reserved.

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