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East Hanover Mennonite Church was founded in 1953 as a mission outreach of the [[Stauffer Mennonite Church (Conewago Township, Pennsylvania, USA)|Stauffer Mennonite Church]] in Sandbeach, Pennsylvania, USA, a small community north of Hershey, Pennsylvania. In 1958 the mission moved to East Hanover, Palmyra, Pennsylvania where a building formerly used by the Church of the Brethren was purchased.  
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East Hanover Mennonite Church was founded in 1953 as a mission outreach of the [[Stauffer Mennonite Church (Conewago Township, Pennsylvania, USA)|Stauffer Mennonite Church]] in Sandbeach, [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], USA, a small community north of Hershey, Pennsylvania. In 1958 the mission moved to East Hanover, Palmyra, Pennsylvania where a building formerly used by the [[Church of the Brethren]] was purchased.  
  
 
Peter G. Smith was the first local minister; he was ordained 3 June 1962.
 
Peter G. Smith was the first local minister; he was ordained 3 June 1962.

Latest revision as of 18:21, 13 May 2019

East Hanover Mennonite Church was founded in 1953 as a mission outreach of the Stauffer Mennonite Church in Sandbeach, Pennsylvania, USA, a small community north of Hershey, Pennsylvania. In 1958 the mission moved to East Hanover, Palmyra, Pennsylvania where a building formerly used by the Church of the Brethren was purchased.

Peter G. Smith was the first local minister; he was ordained 3 June 1962.

East Hanover was a member of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference but joined the Biblical Mennonite Alliance in July 2004.

In 2019 the leading minister was Timothy Stauffer, the congregational membership was 47, and the average weekly attendance was 55.

Bibliography

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (August 2015); (2019): 21.

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "Directory of BMA Congregations." Web. 3 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/congregations.html

Hershberger, Brenda. Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2012-13. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2012: 38.

"Peter Smith...." Gospel Herald 55, no. 26 (26 June 1962): 589.

"Sandbeach...." Gospel Herald 51, no. 14 (8 April 1958): 336.

Additional Information

Address: 585 Laudermilch Road, Palmyra, PA 17078

Telephone: 717-469-1559

Denominational Affiliation: Biblical Mennonite Alliance

Ordained Pastors at East Hanover Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Supplied? 1953-1962
Peter G. Smith 1962-1976?
John K. Brenneman 1976-2001?
Timothy Stauffer 2001?-present

Membership at East Hanover Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1965 32
1970 33
1975 38
1980 13
1985 12
1990 13
1995 15
2005 19
2011 25
2019 47

Map

Map:East Hanover Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Pennsylvania, USA)


Author(s) Richard D. Thiessen
Sam Steiner
Date Published May 2019


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Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. "East Hanover Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2019. Web. 26 Jun 2019. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Hanover_Mennonite_Church_(Palmyra,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=164003.

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Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. (May 2019). East Hanover Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 June 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Hanover_Mennonite_Church_(Palmyra,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=164003.




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