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The Altona Mennonite Church was organized in 1962, under the leadership of [[Epp, Frank H. (1929-1986)|Frank H. Epp]]. The The congregation originated through division from the [[Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church (Altona, Manitoba, Canada)|Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church]] over a desire to use the English language in a smaller worshiping group. There were 22 charter members. The first building was occupied in 1964, with a subsequent building program in 1996.
 
The Altona Mennonite Church was organized in 1962, under the leadership of [[Epp, Frank H. (1929-1986)|Frank H. Epp]]. The The congregation originated through division from the [[Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church (Altona, Manitoba, Canada)|Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church]] over a desire to use the English language in a smaller worshiping group. There were 22 charter members. The first building was occupied in 1964, with a subsequent building program in 1996.
  
267 8th Ave. NE, [[Altona (Manitoba, Canada)|Altona]], MB, R0G 0B0. (204) 324-6773. Minister Gordon Driedger served in 2000 as salaried congregational leaders. In 1965 there were 59 members; in 1975, 80; in 1985, 112; in 1995, 107; in 2000, 122; in 2008, 120. The congregation affiliated with the [[Mennonite Church Manitoba|Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba/Mennonite Church Manitoba]] in 1962, the [[Conference of Mennonites in Canada|Conference of Mennonites in Canada/ Mennonite Church Canada]] in 1963, and the [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite Church]] in 1965. The language of worship is English; the language transition from German occurred in the 1960s.
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Ministers who have served this church are: Dr. Frank H. Epp, Rev. Henry V. Friesen, Paul Dyck, Dr. Lawrence Klippenstein, Rev. Edward Cornelson, David Regehr, Ray and Marilyn Hamm, Gordon Driedger and Dan Kehler.
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= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
''Mennonite Reporter'' (May 15, 1978): 11, (Nov. 25, 1996): 13.
 
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Friesen, Ted. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Altona Mennonite Church 25th anniversary, 1962-1987.</em> 1987, 171 pp.
 
Friesen, Ted. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Altona Mennonite Church 25th anniversary, 1962-1987.</em> 1987, 171 pp.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
'''Address:''' 287 - 8th Ave NE, Altona, MB
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'''Address:''' 287 - 8th Ave NE, Altona, Manitoba
  
 
'''Phone:''' 204-324-6773
 
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'''Denominational Affiliations:'''
 
'''Denominational Affiliations:'''
  
[http://www.mennochurch.mb.ca/ Mennonite Church Manitoba]
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Conference of Mennonite in Manitoba / [[Mennonite Church Manitoba]] (1962-
  
[http://mennonitechurch.ca/ Mennonite Church Canada]
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Conference of Mennonites in Canada / [[Mennonite Church Canada]] (1963-
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[[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite Church]] (1965-2002)
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=== Altona Mennonite Church Membership ===
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! Year !! Membership
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| 1965|| 59
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| 1975|| 80
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| 1985|| 112
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| 1995|| 107
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| 2000|| 122
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| 2008|| 120
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[[Category:Churches]]
 
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[[Category:Mennonite Church Manitoba Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Mennonite Church Manitoba Congregations]]

Revision as of 23:40, 26 March 2020

Altona Mennonite Church, 1964.
Photo: Mennonite Archives of Ontario.

The Altona Mennonite Church was organized in 1962, under the leadership of Frank H. Epp. The The congregation originated through division from the Altona Bergthaler Mennonite Church over a desire to use the English language in a smaller worshiping group. There were 22 charter members. The first building was occupied in 1964, with a subsequent building program in 1996.

Ministers who have served this church are: Dr. Frank H. Epp, Rev. Henry V. Friesen, Paul Dyck, Dr. Lawrence Klippenstein, Rev. Edward Cornelson, David Regehr, Ray and Marilyn Hamm, Gordon Driedger and Dan Kehler.

Bibliography

Mennonite Reporter (May 15, 1978): 11, (Nov. 25, 1996): 13.

Epp-Tiessen, Esther. Altona: The Story of a Prairie Town. 1982.

Friesen, Ted. Altona Mennonite Church 25th anniversary, 1962-1987. 1987, 171 pp.

Additional Information

Address: 287 - 8th Ave NE, Altona, Manitoba

Phone: 204-324-6773

Website: Altona Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Conference of Mennonite in Manitoba / Mennonite Church Manitoba (1962-

Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1963-

General Conference Mennonite Church (1965-2002)

Altona Mennonite Church Membership

Year Membership
1965 59
1975 80
1985 112
1995 107
2000 122
2008 120


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Alf Redekopp
Date Published March 2020


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. "Altona Mennonite Church (Altona, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2020. Web. 8 Apr 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Altona_Mennonite_Church_(Altona,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=166997.

APA style

Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. (March 2020). Altona Mennonite Church (Altona, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 8 April 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Altona_Mennonite_Church_(Altona,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=166997.




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