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The East Union Mennonite Church (formerly East Union Conservative Amish Mennonite Church) is located at 753 Wenger Road North, [[Dalton (Ohio, USA)|Dalton]], [[Ohio (USA)|Ohio]], approximately seven miles (12 km) east of Wooster, a short distance north of U.S. Highway 30. It was first listed in the <em>[[Mennonite Yearbook and Directory|Mennonite Yearbook]], </em>in 1948 under "Pleasant View and East Union" and was listed as a separate congregation for the first time in the 1950 yearbook. In 1953 the congregation had 87 members, who were served by the ministers Paul Kandel and Mose Swartzendruber.
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The East Union Mennonite Church (formerly East Union Conservative Amish Mennonite Church), [[Orrville (Wayne County, Ohio, USA)|Orrville]], [[Ohio (USA)|Ohio]], USA, was established in 1945 as a daughter congregation of the [[Pleasant View Mennonite Church (Millersburg, Ohio, USA)|Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church]]. It was first listed in the ''[[Mennonite Yearbook and Directory|Mennonite Yearbook]],'' in 1948 under "Pleasant View and East Union" and was listed as a separate congregation for the first time in the 1950 yearbook.  
  
In about 2010 East Union withdrew from the [[Conservative Mennonite Conference]], and became an independent Mennonite congregation for a year or so before it joined the [[Biblical Mennonite Alliance]].  
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In about 2010 East Union withdrew from the [[Conservative Mennonite Conference]], and became an independent Mennonite congregation before it joined the [[Biblical Mennonite Alliance]] in January 2015.  
  
In 2015 the lead pastor was Lynn Wenger. The membership in 2015 was 66.
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In 2019 the lead pastor was Lynn Wenger and the associate pastor was Leonard Wenger. The membership in 2019 was 70.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "BMA Congregational Directory with Pastors." August 2015.
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Biblical Mennonite Alliance. ''Directory'' (August 2015): (2019): 22.
  
 
Hershberger, Brenda. ''Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory'' (2009):49
 
Hershberger, Brenda. ''Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory'' (2009):49
  
 
Hershberger, Brenda. ''Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory'' (2011):68
 
Hershberger, Brenda. ''Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory'' (2011):68
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Yoder, Nathan E. ''Together in the work of the Lord: a history of the Conservative Mennonite Conference''. Harrisonburg, Va.: Herald Press, 2014: 106.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
'''Address''': 10678 Old Lincoln Way East, Orrville, OH 44667
 
'''Address''': 10678 Old Lincoln Way East, Orrville, OH 44667
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'''Denominational Affiliations''': [http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/ Biblical Mennonite Alliance]
 
'''Denominational Affiliations''': [http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/ Biblical Mennonite Alliance]
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== Ordained Pastors at East Union Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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! Name !! Years<br/>of Service
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| David L. Stutzman || 1948-1952?
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| Paul W. Kandel (1921-1999) || 1952-1990?
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| Mose J. Swartzendruber (1890-1966) || 1951?-1966
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|-
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| Leroy A. Schlabach (1933-1996)(Minister)<br />(Bishop)|| 1957-1959<br />1959-1996
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|-
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| Delmar Falb|| 1982-2000s?
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|-
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| Paul Mullet || 1995-2005?
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| Leonard Wenger || 1999-present
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| Wayne Yutzy || 2006-2010s
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|-
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| Mike Schlabach || 2006-2010s
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|-
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| Lynn Wenger || 2011-present
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|}
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== Membership at East Union Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: right;"
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|-
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! Year !! Membership
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| 1950 || 86
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| 1955 || 84
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|-
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| 1960 || 89
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|-
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| 1965 || 90
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|-
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| 1970 || 75
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|-
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| 1975 || 70
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|-
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| 1980 || 95
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|-
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| 1985 || 150
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|-
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| 1990 || 178
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|-
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| 1995 || 185
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|-
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| 2005 || 172
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|-
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| 2010 || 130
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| 2019 || 70
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|}
 
= Map =
 
= Map =
 
[[Map:East Union Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA)]]
 
[[Map:East Union Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA)]]
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= Original Mennonite Encyclopedia Article =
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By [[Gingerich, Melvin (1902-1975)|Melvin Gingerich]]. Copied by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from ''Mennonite Encyclopedia'', Vol. 2, pp. 129-130. All rights reserved.
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East Union Conservative Amish Mennonite Church is located approximately seven miles (12 km) east of Wooster, a short distance north of U.S. Highway 30. It was first listed in the ''[[Mennonite Yearbook and Directory|Mennonite Yearbook]],'' in 1948 under "Pleasant View and East Union" and was listed as a separate congregation for the first time in the 1950 yearbook. In 1953 the congregation had 87 members, who were served by the ministers Paul Kandel and Mose Swartzendruber.
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[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Conservative Mennonite Conference Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Conservative Mennonite Conference Congregations]]

Revision as of 14:45, 14 May 2019

The East Union Mennonite Church (formerly East Union Conservative Amish Mennonite Church), Orrville, Ohio, USA, was established in 1945 as a daughter congregation of the Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church. It was first listed in the Mennonite Yearbook, in 1948 under "Pleasant View and East Union" and was listed as a separate congregation for the first time in the 1950 yearbook.

In about 2010 East Union withdrew from the Conservative Mennonite Conference, and became an independent Mennonite congregation before it joined the Biblical Mennonite Alliance in January 2015.

In 2019 the lead pastor was Lynn Wenger and the associate pastor was Leonard Wenger. The membership in 2019 was 70.

Bibliography

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (August 2015): (2019): 22.

Hershberger, Brenda. Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory (2009):49

Hershberger, Brenda. Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory (2011):68

Yoder, Nathan E. Together in the work of the Lord: a history of the Conservative Mennonite Conference. Harrisonburg, Va.: Herald Press, 2014: 106.

Additional Information

Address: 10678 Old Lincoln Way East, Orrville, OH 44667

Phone: 330-682-1101

Website:

Denominational Affiliations: Biblical Mennonite Alliance

Ordained Pastors at East Union Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
David L. Stutzman 1948-1952?
Paul W. Kandel (1921-1999) 1952-1990?
Mose J. Swartzendruber (1890-1966) 1951?-1966
Leroy A. Schlabach (1933-1996)(Minister)
(Bishop)
1957-1959
1959-1996
Delmar Falb 1982-2000s?
Paul Mullet 1995-2005?
Leonard Wenger 1999-present
Wayne Yutzy 2006-2010s
Mike Schlabach 2006-2010s
Lynn Wenger 2011-present

Membership at East Union Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1950 86
1955 84
1960 89
1965 90
1970 75
1975 70
1980 95
1985 150
1990 178
1995 185
2005 172
2010 130
2019 70

Map

Map:East Union Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA)

Original Mennonite Encyclopedia Article

By Melvin Gingerich. Copied by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, pp. 129-130. All rights reserved.

East Union Conservative Amish Mennonite Church is located approximately seven miles (12 km) east of Wooster, a short distance north of U.S. Highway 30. It was first listed in the Mennonite Yearbook, in 1948 under "Pleasant View and East Union" and was listed as a separate congregation for the first time in the 1950 yearbook. In 1953 the congregation had 87 members, who were served by the ministers Paul Kandel and Mose Swartzendruber.


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published May 2019


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Steiner, Sam. "East Union Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2019. Web. 20 Jun 2019. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Union_Mennonite_Church_(Orrville,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=164006.

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Steiner, Sam. (May 2019). East Union Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 June 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=East_Union_Mennonite_Church_(Orrville,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=164006.




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