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Woodson County Mennonite Brethren Church, now extinct, was founded in 1876 by a number of [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] families who immigrated from the [[Chortitza Mennonite Settlement (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Chortitza settlement]] in Russia to America. In the fall of 1878 Bernard Pauls and David Dick were elected as ministers; they were ordained in 1881. Soon both moved away, and the church elected Cor­nelius Nickel and Peter Nickel as ministers. In  1888 the congregation had 52 members. Most, however, moved away in 1892, and the church was discontinued.
 
Woodson County Mennonite Brethren Church, now extinct, was founded in 1876 by a number of [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] families who immigrated from the [[Chortitza Mennonite Settlement (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Chortitza settlement]] in Russia to America. In the fall of 1878 Bernard Pauls and David Dick were elected as ministers; they were ordained in 1881. Soon both moved away, and the church elected Cor­nelius Nickel and Peter Nickel as ministers. In  1888 the congregation had 52 members. Most, however, moved away in 1892, and the church was discontinued.
 
 
 
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Woodson County Mennonite Brethren Church, now extinct, was founded in 1876 by a number of Mennonite Brethren families who immigrated from the Chortitza settlement in Russia to America. In the fall of 1878 Bernard Pauls and David Dick were elected as ministers; they were ordained in 1881. Soon both moved away, and the church elected Cor­nelius Nickel and Peter Nickel as ministers. In  1888 the congregation had 52 members. Most, however, moved away in 1892, and the church was discontinued.


Author(s) M. A Kroeker
Date Published 1959


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Kroeker, M. A. "Woodson County Mennonite Brethren Church (Woodson County, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Woodson_County_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Woodson_County,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86240.

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Kroeker, M. A. (1959). Woodson County Mennonite Brethren Church (Woodson County, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Woodson_County_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Woodson_County,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86240.




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