Blumenort Mennonite Church (Gnadenthal, Manitoba, Canada)

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The Blumenort Mennonite congregation at Gnadenthal, Manitoba dissolved in 1971 when it merged with the Blumenort Church at Rosenort. It had been affiliated with the Conference of Mennonites in Canada (1926-1971) and the General Conference Mennonite Church (1927-1971).

The congregation began services in 1924. The first building was occupied in 1942. Jacob J. Klassen is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through immigration from the Soviet Union.

See also Blumenort Mennonite Church (Manitoba, Canada)


Gnadenthal 1880-1980. Winkler: Gnadenthal History Book Committee, 1982, 232 pp.

Zacharias, Peter D. Footprints of a Pilgrim People: Story of the Blumenort Mennonite Church. Gretna: Blumenort Mennonite Church, 1985, 291 pp.

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published September 1986

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Epp, Marlene. "Blumenort Mennonite Church (Gnadenthal, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 1986. Web. 30 May 2023.,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=75776.

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Epp, Marlene. (September 1986). Blumenort Mennonite Church (Gnadenthal, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 May 2023, from,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=75776.

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