Fairview Christian Fellowship (Fairview, Missouri, USA)

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Fairview Christian Fellowship located in Fairview, Missouri, USA. The church originated in 1981 as an outreach of the Pilgrim Fellowship Church of Cochranton, Pennsylvania. Six families, including minister Allan Miller, moved to Fairview in the spring and summer of 1981. Services were held in an old country schoolhouse the first year. A parochial school began at the same time.

In 2018 the church had 55 members and was a member of the Mennonite Christian Fellowship. The ministerial team included Bishop David Byler, Ministers Calvin Yoder and Jason Yoder, and Deacon Daniel Schrock.


Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 166.

Mennonite Church Directory (2014): 87; (2018): 97.

Miller, Allan A., compiler. The origin of the Fellowship churches. Gap Mills, West Virginia: Yoder's Select Books, 2004: 41-42.

Yoder, Elmer S. The Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship Churches. Hartville, Ohio: Diakonia Ministries, 1987: 334.

Additional Information

Phone: 417-632-4619

Denominational Affiliation:

Mennonite Christian Fellowship

Ordained Leaders at Fairview Christian Fellowship

Name Years
of Service
Allan Miller 1981-1990
Jacob Byler 1982-1997
Allen N. Yoder 1984-2017
Henry Sommers
Ernest Rissler 1995-1997
David Byler
Jason Yoder 2003-present
Calvin Yoder 2008-present


Fairview Christian Fellowship

Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published April 2018

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