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La Honda Mennonite Church is located in La Honda, Zacatecas, [[Mexico]]. The church originated in 2008
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Two families in La Honda, [[Zacatecas Colonies (La Batea, La Honda, Campeche, Mexico)|Zacatecas]], [[Mexico]] in 2005 or early 2006 asked  the [[Calton Conservative Mennonite Church (Aylmer, Ontario, Canada)|Calton Conservative Mennonite Church]] in Aylmer, [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]], [[Canada]] to begin a church in La Honda. Initially the Calton church encouraged the families to Ontario, and one of them did. However the other family was unable to move, and again called for a church to be planted in Mexico.
  
In 2014 the church had 38 members and was a member of the [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The ministerial team included Ministers Herman L. Bergen and George Wall and Deacon Wilhelm M. Bergen.
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The Calton congregation decided to move ahead and in late 2007, eight families from Calton were chosen to move to at La Honda. This followed the colonization pattern of church planting used by [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches|Nationwide Fellowship churches]]. The ordained leaders chosen were Herman Bergen and Wilhelm Bergen.
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In 2018 the church had 42 members and was a member of the [[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]. The ministerial team included Bishop George Wall, Minister Herman L. Bergen, and Deacon Wilhelm M. Bergen.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
''Mennonite Church Directory 2014''. Harrisonburg, VA: Christian Light Publications, Inc., 2014: 107.
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''Directory of the Northeast Fellowship.'' Aylmer, Ont.: On Eagles' Wings Publishers, 2017: 120.
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''Mennonite Church Directory'' (2014): 107; (2018): 120.
 
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= Additional Information =
 
'''Denominational Affiliation''':
 
'''Denominational Affiliation''':
  
 
[[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]
 
[[Nationwide Fellowship Churches]]
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== Ordained Pastors at La Honda Mennonite Church ==
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| Herman L. Bergen || 2008-present
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| George Wall<br />(Bishop)|| 2011-2014<br />2014-present
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[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Nationwide Fellowship Churches Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Nationwide Fellowship Churches Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Mexican Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Mexican Congregations]]

Revision as of 13:58, 18 November 2018

Two families in La Honda, Zacatecas, Mexico in 2005 or early 2006 asked the Calton Conservative Mennonite Church in Aylmer, Ontario, Canada to begin a church in La Honda. Initially the Calton church encouraged the families to Ontario, and one of them did. However the other family was unable to move, and again called for a church to be planted in Mexico.

The Calton congregation decided to move ahead and in late 2007, eight families from Calton were chosen to move to at La Honda. This followed the colonization pattern of church planting used by Nationwide Fellowship churches. The ordained leaders chosen were Herman Bergen and Wilhelm Bergen.

In 2018 the church had 42 members and was a member of the Nationwide Fellowship Churches. The ministerial team included Bishop George Wall, Minister Herman L. Bergen, and Deacon Wilhelm M. Bergen.

Bibliography

Directory of the Northeast Fellowship. Aylmer, Ont.: On Eagles' Wings Publishers, 2017: 120.

Mennonite Church Directory (2014): 107; (2018): 120.

Additional Information

Denominational Affiliation:

Nationwide Fellowship Churches

Ordained Pastors at La Honda Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Herman L. Bergen 2008-present
George Wall
(Bishop)
2011-2014
2014-present


Author(s) Richard D. Thiessen
Sam Steiner
Date Published February 2015


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Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. "La Honda Mennonite Church (La Honda, Zacatecas, Mexico)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2015. Web. 23 Jul 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=La_Honda_Mennonite_Church_(La_Honda,_Zacatecas,_Mexico)&oldid=162452.

APA style

Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. (February 2015). La Honda Mennonite Church (La Honda, Zacatecas, Mexico). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 July 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=La_Honda_Mennonite_Church_(La_Honda,_Zacatecas,_Mexico)&oldid=162452.




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