Calvary Christian Fellowship (Paris, Tennessee, USA)

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Calvary Christian Fellowship is located in Paris, Tennessee. The church was established in 1992 after two families from Bethel Fellowship and one from New Boston Amish Mennonite started the church. They were soon joined by five more families from Bethel Fellowship. Bishop Danny Diener from Trinity Christian Fellowship in Arthur, Illinois provided leadership until the church ordained Henry Nissley in 2001. The group met in Bethel's old schoolhouse until 2000, when the New Boston Amish Mennonite Church disbanded and gave their meetinghouse to Calvary Christian.

In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 49. The minister was Henry E. Nissley.


Anderson, Cory Alexander. "The Diffusion of Beachy Amish Mennonite Congregations in the US South: A Regional Chronicle and Spatial Analysis," 2nd draft (2006): 43-44.

Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 92-93.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 39.

Additional Information

Address: 6830 Jones Bend Rd., Cottage Grove, Tennessee.

Phone: 731-782-3919


Denominational Affiliation:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship

Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published January 2018

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Thiessen, Richard D. "Calvary Christian Fellowship (Paris, Tennessee, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 2018. Web. 22 Feb 2024.,_Tennessee,_USA)&oldid=160306.

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Thiessen, Richard D. (January 2018). Calvary Christian Fellowship (Paris, Tennessee, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 February 2024, from,_Tennessee,_USA)&oldid=160306.

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