Bethesda Fellowship (Plain City, Ohio, USA)

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The Bethesda Fellowship in Plain City, Ohio, USA was established in 1960. It was originally known as the Bethesda Amish Mennonite Fellowship.

Old Order Amish in the Plain City, Ohio, area who were influenced by the Amish mission movement of the 1950s established this congregation.

In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 83. The bishop was Elmer Stoltzfus, and the ministers were John L. Gingerich and Ray Stutzman. The origins of the congregation were from the Old Order Amish.


"Amish Mennonite Churches in Ohio." The Beachy Amish Mennonites. 2013. Web. 26 January 2018.

Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 218-219.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 38.

Additional Information

Address: 5260 Converse Huff Road, Plain City, Ohio

Phone: 614-873-3173

Denominational Affiliations:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship


Bethesda Fellowship

Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published January 2018

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