Mount Royal Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

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Mount Royal Mennonite Church in 2010
Photo by Victor Wiebe

The Mount Royal congregation in Saskatoon began services in 1963, and formally organized in 1965. The first building was occupied in 1963, with a subsequent building program in 1988. Peter G. Sawatzky is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by Mayfair Mennonite Church.

The congregation has been affiliated with Mennonite Church Saskatchewan (1965-), the Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Saskatchewan (1965-) and the General Conference Mennonite Church (1965-1999). The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1960s.


Canadian Mennonite (3 May 1963): 3; (16 March 1965): 6.

Mennonite Reporter (21 December 1987): 21; (23 May 1988): 11.

Klassen, Val. "The Early History of the Mount Royal Mennonite Church." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1985, 14 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre

The Story of Mount Royal Mennonite Church 1963-1988. Saskatoon, SK, 1989.

Additional Information

Address: 610 Avenue O North, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 2V3

Phone: 306-382-2677

Website: Mount Royal Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Church Saskatchewan

Mennonite Church Canada

Leading Pastors at Mount Royal Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Peter Sawatzky 1963-1964
Waldemar Regier 1964-1966
Elmer Regier 1966-1967
Jake Friesen 1970-1971
Henry Friesen 1971-1976
Carl Ens 1977
Erna & Walter Braun 1977-1987
Kathy & Paul Dyck 1984-1985
Carol & Gary Martens 1987-2001
Jack Dyck 2001-2008
Bill & Helen Kruger (Interim) 2008
Garth Ewert Fisher 2011-2023
Claire Ewert Fisher 2020-2023

Membership at Mount Royal Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1965 62
1968 112
1979 140
1987 186
2000 224
2010 250
2015 249
2020 222


Map:Mount Royal Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published July 2009

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Epp, Marlene. "Mount Royal Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2009. Web. 30 May 2024.,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=177759.

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Epp, Marlene. (July 2009). Mount Royal Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 May 2024, from,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=177759.

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