Messenger of Truth (Periodical)

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The Messenger of Truth is the official organ of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. It began as a monthly 4-page supplement, 8 x 11 in., to the Botschafter der Wahrheit in January 1903. John D. Dueck was acting editor for three years. On 18 February 1906, F. C. Fricke was chosen editor, which office he filled for 36 years. Reuben J. Koehn became the editor 1 January 1943. During the first 54 years of its existence the Messenger of Truth was printed in Hillsboro, Kansas, Ithaca, Michigan, Scottdale, Pennsylvania, and Newton, Kansas. It was printed in 1957 by Herald Publishing Co. of Newton, as a biweekly of 12 pages, 8 x 11 in. The circulation was a little over 3,000 in 1957.

Author(s) P. G Hiebert
Date Published 1957

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Hiebert, P. G. "Messenger of Truth (Periodical)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Jun 2024.

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, pp. 657-658. All rights reserved.

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