Martensville Mission Church (Martensville, Saskatchewan, Canada)

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Martensville Mission Church
Source: Victor G. Wiebe, MHSS

The Martensville Mission congregation began services in 1958, and formally organized in 1962. The first building was occupied in 1960, with a subsequent building program in 1968. Ed Giesbrecht is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through division from Mayfair Mennonite because of desire for greater evangelistic outreach.

Martensville purchased the building of the Dalmeny Evangelical Mennonite Church and moved it to Martensville in 1968. Martensville withdrew from the Conference of Mennonites in Saskatchewan, the Conference of Mennonites in Canada, and the General Conference Mennonite Church in 1990 because of issues that included biblical interpretation, homosexuality, native religion and the use of inclusive language in worship. In July 2009 it joined the Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches.


Canadian Mennonite (9 February 1962): 3; (16 March 1965): 6; (13 August 1968): 20.

Fellowship Focus (September/October 2009): 1. Web. 5 April 2010.

Mennonite Reporter (25 June 1990): B4; (23 August 1993): 3.

Additional Information

Address: Box 103, Martensville, Saskatchewan S0K 2T0

Location: Corner of Main St. and 5th Ave. North

Phone: 306-931-2100

Denominational Affiliations:

Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches (2009-present)

Conference of Mennonites of Saskatchewan (1964-1990)

Conference of Mennonites in Canada (1962-1990)

General Conference Mennonite Church (1977-1990)

Martensville Mission Church Membership

Year Members
1965 18
1975 77
1985 125
1989 123


Map:Martensville Mission Church (Martensville, Saskatchewan)

Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published March 2010

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Steiner, Samuel J. "Martensville Mission Church (Martensville, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2010. Web. 30 May 2024.,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=172089.

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