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[[File:Ch%20of%20God%20in%20Christ%20Grinrod.jpg|500px|thumb|right|''Mount Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite<br />
 
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Source: D. Giesbrecht'']]
 
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The Mount Ida [[Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (CGC)|Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]] congregation at Enderby began services in 1962, and formally organized in 1964. The first building was occupied in 1967. Jacob Baerge is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through colonization from the [[Abbotsford (British Columbia, Canada)|Abbotsford]], BC area.
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The Mount Ida [[Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (CGC)|Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]] congregation between Enderby and Salmon Arm, [[British Columbia (Canada)|British Columbia]], [[Canada]] had its beginning in 1962 when families from the [[Abbotsford Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada)|Abbotsford]] congregation began purchasing farms in the area. The Jake Loetkeman family was one of the first to arrive in January 1962. Originally primary vocations were dairy and beef farming, logging, trucking, and construction. Over the years occupations became more diverse.
  
In 1975 there were 44 members; in 1985, 72; in 2000, 144. The congregation has been affiliated with the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.
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Early services were held with the assistance of the Abbotsford and [[Linden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Linden, Alberta, Canada)|Linden]], Alberta congregations. The congregation organized in 1964 when Jacob Baerg, a minister at Linden, moved to the area; he served as minister for five years.
  
Mt. Ida operates Mountain View Christian School.
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The congregation built its first building in 1967, with the first service held in it on 18 June 1967. A larger church building was completed in October 1995.
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Some families began to homeschool in the mid-1970s. In September 1976 parochial school classes began in a former public school building. The congregation then built the Mountain View Christian School, with occupancy in January 1980.
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In 2019 the congregation was part of the [[Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (CGC)|Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]]. The ministers were Craig Thiessen, Bob Klassen, and Mike Damen.  
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Histories of the congregations of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.</em> Ste. Anne, Man.: Gospel Publishers, 1975.
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Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. ''Yearbook'' (2009): 29-30; (2019): 37-38.
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''Histories of the congregations.'' 3rd. ed. Moundridge, Kansas: Gospel Publishers, 1999: 76-79.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
'''Address''': PO Box 1261, Gardom Lake Road, Enderby, BC V0E 1V0
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'''Address''': 24 Gardom Lake Road, Enderby, BC V0E 1V0
  
 
'''Location''': 9 km (5 1/2 mi) north of Enderby on Hwy. 97 B, 1/2 km (1/4 mi) south on Gardom Lake Rd.
 
'''Location''': 9 km (5 1/2 mi) north of Enderby on Hwy. 97 B, 1/2 km (1/4 mi) south on Gardom Lake Rd.
  
 
'''Phone''': 250-838-6063
 
'''Phone''': 250-838-6063
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'''Denominational Affiliations''':
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[https://churchofgodinchristmennonite.net// Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]
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== Ordained Pastors at the Mt. Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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! Name !! Years<br/>of Service
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| Jacob Baerg || 1964-1969
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| Cornie Unruh || 1970-1971
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| A. J. Wilson || 1972-1985
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| Robert J. "Bob" Klassen || 1976-present
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| Mike Damen || 2000?-present
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| Craig Thiessen || 2000?-present
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|}
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== Membership at the Mt. Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: right;"
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! Year !! Membership
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| 1975 || 44
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| 1985 || 72
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| 2000 || 144
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| 2009 || 148
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| 2019 || 165
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Latest revision as of 15:31, 30 July 2020

Mount Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite
Source: D. Giesbrecht

The Mount Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite congregation between Enderby and Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada had its beginning in 1962 when families from the Abbotsford congregation began purchasing farms in the area. The Jake Loetkeman family was one of the first to arrive in January 1962. Originally primary vocations were dairy and beef farming, logging, trucking, and construction. Over the years occupations became more diverse.

Early services were held with the assistance of the Abbotsford and Linden, Alberta congregations. The congregation organized in 1964 when Jacob Baerg, a minister at Linden, moved to the area; he served as minister for five years.

The congregation built its first building in 1967, with the first service held in it on 18 June 1967. A larger church building was completed in October 1995.

Some families began to homeschool in the mid-1970s. In September 1976 parochial school classes began in a former public school building. The congregation then built the Mountain View Christian School, with occupancy in January 1980.

In 2019 the congregation was part of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. The ministers were Craig Thiessen, Bob Klassen, and Mike Damen.

Bibliography

Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. Yearbook (2009): 29-30; (2019): 37-38.

Histories of the congregations. 3rd. ed. Moundridge, Kansas: Gospel Publishers, 1999: 76-79.

Additional Information

Address: 24 Gardom Lake Road, Enderby, BC V0E 1V0

Location: 9 km (5 1/2 mi) north of Enderby on Hwy. 97 B, 1/2 km (1/4 mi) south on Gardom Lake Rd.

Phone: 250-838-6063

Denominational Affiliations:

Church of God in Christ, Mennonite

Ordained Pastors at the Mt. Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Jacob Baerg 1964-1969
Cornie Unruh 1970-1971
A. J. Wilson 1972-1985
Robert J. "Bob" Klassen 1976-present
Mike Damen 2000?-present
Craig Thiessen 2000?-present

Membership at the Mt. Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1975 44
1985 72
2000 144
2009 148
2019 165


Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published July 2020


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Steiner, Samuel J. "Mount Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Enderby, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2020. Web. 9 Aug 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mount_Ida_Church_of_God_in_Christ,_Mennonite_(Enderby,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=168975.

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Steiner, Samuel J. (July 2020). Mount Ida Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Enderby, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 August 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mount_Ida_Church_of_God_in_Christ,_Mennonite_(Enderby,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=168975.




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