Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church (Lowe Farm, Manitoba, Canada)
The Lowe Farm Mennonite Church traces its beginning to 1900. A few Mennonite families from the Winkler and Altona area of Manitoba that began to settle in the Lowe Farm area as early as 1895, initially worshiped in English with some Baptists and held a German Sunday School. The Bergthaler Mennonite Church of Manitoba based in Altona starting having monthly worship services in the area in 1905. The Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church was then formally organized in 1914. They subsequently occupied their own first building in 1928.In 1947 this building was expanded. In 1964 a new larger meeting house was completed.
The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1960s.
Church records at Mennonite Heritage Archive (Winnipeg).
Address: 15 First Street West, Lowe Farm, MB R0G 1E0 (Co-ordinates 49.3561449, -97.5844539)
Phone: (204) 746-8135
Mennonite Church Manitoba (1947-present)
Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1903-present)
General Conference Mennonite Church (1968-1999)
Lowe Farma Bergthaler Mennonite Church Ministers
|Minister||Years of Service|
|Johann Epp||1939-1943, 1945-1967|
|Harold Schlegel (Interim)||2012-2013|
Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church Membership
|Date Published||February 1989|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. "Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church (Lowe Farm, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 1989. Web. 31 Mar 2023. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lowe_Farm_Bergthaler_Mennonite_Church_(Lowe_Farm,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=171826.
Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. (February 1989). Lowe Farm Bergthaler Mennonite Church (Lowe Farm, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 March 2023, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lowe_Farm_Bergthaler_Mennonite_Church_(Lowe_Farm,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=171826.
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