Nachbarschaftsheim (Neighborhood Center), a term used by the Mennonite Central Committee for its service projects in Germany (e.g., Heilbronn and Berlin) and Austria after World War II, in which a barracks or a purchased or rented house was used as a center for such activities as sewing room, youth meetings, boys' clubs, library and reading room, and some clothing and food distribution. Sometimes Sunday school and other religious services were conducted in them also.
|Author(s)||Harold S Bender|
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Bender, Harold S. "Nachbarschaftsheim." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 19 Jul 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nachbarschaftsheim&oldid=83597.
Bender, Harold S. (1959). Nachbarschaftsheim. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 July 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nachbarschaftsheim&oldid=83597.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1111. All rights reserved.
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