Maranatha Family Christian Fellowship (Nazareth, Pennsylvania, USA)

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The Maranatha Family Christian Fellowship began as a church plant of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference in 1990. Rick Frantz, the founding pastor, began meeting with nine or 10 persons his basement. For several years the group met at the Hearthside Restaurant, and then at the El Shaddai Assembly of God church and the Bushkill Elementary School. Since October 1994 the group as met at its current facility.


"Maranatha Family Christian Fellowship." ShalomNews.Net (May-June 2009). Web. 7 December 2011.

Mennonite Church USA. "Mennonite Directory." Web. 7 December 2011.

Additional Information

Address: 450 Jacobsburg Road, Nazareth, Pennsylvania 18064

Phone: 610-746-5060


Denominational Affiliations:

Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Pastors at Maranatha

Name Years
of Service
Rick Frantz  1990-2002 
James R. Snyder  2002- 

Membership at Maranatha

Year Members
1995  46 
2005  70 
2011  66 


Map:Maranatha Family Christian Fellowship (Nazareth, Pennsylvania)

Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published December 2011

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Steiner, Samuel J. "Maranatha Family Christian Fellowship (Nazareth, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2011. Web. 7 Aug 2020.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=165263.

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