Desert View Mennonite Church (Yuma, Arizona, USA)

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The Desert View Mennonite Church in Yuma, Arizona, USA, was established in 1997. The congregation emerged after the Colonization Board of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite supported the development of outreach in the area. The Calvin Koehn and Bob Mininger families from the Phoenix area moved to Yuma in early 1997. The congregation was formally organized on 5 May 1997.

Worship services began in homes, followed by a school cafeteria's rental, and then a rented home. The congregation constructed a church facility south of Yuma ca. 2002.

The church also operates the Desert View Christian School.

In 2020 the congregation was part of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. The minister was Mark Unruh.

Bibliography

Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. Yearbook (2001-2020).

Histories of the congregations. 3rd. ed. Moundridge, Kansas: Gospel Publishers, 1999: 180.

Additional Information

Address: 17714 S. Ave. 4E, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Location: South of Yuma, Exit I-8 to 3E, 8.2 miles south to County 18th St., east one mile to 4E, north .25 miles.

Phone: 928-750-0012

Website:

Denominational Affiliations:

Church of God in Christ, Mennonite

Ordained Pastors at the Desert View Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Milton Koehn 2000?-2002
Greg Dyck
(Nonresident)
2004-2005
Errol Wedel 2005-2010
Mark Unruh 2010-present

Membership at Desert View Mennonite Church

Year Membership
2000 35
2010 47
2020 43


Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published November 2020


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Steiner, Samuel J. "Desert View Mennonite Church (Yuma, Arizona, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2020. Web. 27 Jan 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Desert_View_Mennonite_Church_(Yuma,_Arizona,_USA)&oldid=169443.

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Steiner, Samuel J. (November 2020). Desert View Mennonite Church (Yuma, Arizona, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 January 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Desert_View_Mennonite_Church_(Yuma,_Arizona,_USA)&oldid=169443.




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