Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church (Buhler, Kansas, USA)

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Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church, ca. 1947-1952
Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)
Digitized by Hiebert Library. Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies

Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church at 415 North West Street, Buhler, Reno County, Kansas, started as a Sunday school in about 1901 and began to conduct church services in a grade school building in 1904. In 1908 the first frame church was erected. Under the services of Elder Henry Adrian this church became an independent body, working, however, in close relationship with its mother church, the nearby Ebenezer Mennonite Brethren Church. In 1921 the Ebenezer Mennonite Brethren Church transferred to Buhler as a body, and built the present frame structure, 60 x 56 ft, in 1923. In 1926 the Mennonite Brethren Church of Inman, Kansas, joined the Buhler congregation.

The 1951 membership of 512 had Sunday school, Sunday morning and evening worship, a midweek service, as well as a young people's organization, sewing circles, men's organization, and three choirs. Other ministers who served this church through 1951 were P. R. Lange, J. B. Toews, C. E. Fast, H. P. Wiebe, J. E. Hildebrandt, Ervin Adrian, and Jacob J. Toews.

Additional Information

Address: 415 North West Street, Buhler, Kansas

Phone: 620-543-2784

Website: Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church

Denominational Affiliation: U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches


Map:Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church (Buhler, Kansas)

Author(s) Jacob J Toews
Date Published 1953

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Toews, Jacob J. "Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church (Buhler, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 29 Nov 2023. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Buhler_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Buhler,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=140608.

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Toews, Jacob J. (1953). Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church (Buhler, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 November 2023, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Buhler_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Buhler,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=140608.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 465. All rights reserved.

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