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Gulfhaven Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]]), located 17 miles (27 km.) northwest of Gulfport, [[Mississippi (USA)|Mississippi]], a member of the [[South Central Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|South Central Mennonite Conference]], was organized 5 January 1922, by Bishop Andrew Shenk of Oronogo, Missouri, with 28 charter members. J. B. Brunk was the first pastor, followed later by D. S. Brunk. In 1948 the church was remodeled. The members are largely Mennonites from northern states or their descendants. In 1957 the membership was 62, with Paul Hershey as pastor-bishop.
 
Gulfhaven Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]]), located 17 miles (27 km.) northwest of Gulfport, [[Mississippi (USA)|Mississippi]], a member of the [[South Central Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|South Central Mennonite Conference]], was organized 5 January 1922, by Bishop Andrew Shenk of Oronogo, Missouri, with 28 charter members. J. B. Brunk was the first pastor, followed later by D. S. Brunk. In 1948 the church was remodeled. The members are largely Mennonites from northern states or their descendants. In 1957 the membership was 62, with Paul Hershey as pastor-bishop.
 
 
 
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Gulfhaven Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), located 17 miles (27 km.) northwest of Gulfport, Mississippi, a member of the South Central Mennonite Conference, was organized 5 January 1922, by Bishop Andrew Shenk of Oronogo, Missouri, with 28 charter members. J. B. Brunk was the first pastor, followed later by D. S. Brunk. In 1948 the church was remodeled. The members are largely Mennonites from northern states or their descendants. In 1957 the membership was 62, with Paul Hershey as pastor-bishop.


Author(s) Paul Hershey
Date Published 1959

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Hershey, Paul. "Gulfhaven Mennonite Church (Mississippi, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Jun 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gulfhaven_Mennonite_Church_(Mississippi,_USA)&oldid=81541.

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Hershey, Paul. (1959). Gulfhaven Mennonite Church (Mississippi, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 June 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gulfhaven_Mennonite_Church_(Mississippi,_USA)&oldid=81541.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1089. All rights reserved.


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