Bean Blossom Community Church (Morgantown, Indiana, USA)
Bean Blossom Mennonite Church (Conservative Mennonite Conference) is located in Bean Blossom, a village in Jackson Township, Brown County. The building, which in 1954 was 107 years old, was occupied by the Presbyterian Church until approximately 1941. In May 1945 the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Mission Board began permanent work there by ordaining and placing there Charles C. Haarer of the Shore congregation, Lagrange County, Indiana. The total baptized membership in 1953 was 34.
The congregation was part of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference until about 2003 when it joined the Conservative Mennonite Conference. The pastor in 2016 was Jeff Miller; the membership was 49.
In 2017 the congregation changed its name to Bean Blossom Community Church.
Address: 5046 N. State Rd 135, Morgantown, IN 46160
Denominational Affiliation: Conservative Mennonite Conference
Bean Blossom Mennonite Church Ministers
|Minister||Years of Service|
|Author(s)||Charles C. Haarer|
|Date Published||April 2009|
Cite This Article
Haarer, Charles C. and Sam Steiner. "Bean Blossom Community Church (Morgantown, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2009. Web. 17 Jan 2019. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bean_Blossom_Community_Church_(Morgantown,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=162554.
Haarer, Charles C. and Sam Steiner. (April 2009). Bean Blossom Community Church (Morgantown, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 January 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bean_Blossom_Community_Church_(Morgantown,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=162554.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 255. All rights reserved.
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