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The New Holldand Mennonite Church, Batesburg, South Carolina, USA, was founded by Sam Mast. He moved to the area with his family in 1986, and was involved in prison ministry. He eventually became a state prison chaplain. Some members continued to be active in the prison ministry.
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The New Holland Mennonite Church, Batesburg, South Carolina, USA, was founded by Samuel Mast. He moved to the area with his family in 1986, and was involved in prison ministry. He eventually became a state prison chaplain. Some members continued to be active in the prison ministry.
  
 
The Mast family began having church services in their living room on Sundays and where joined by two other Mennonite families. When they outgrew the home, Sam and the other men built a garage that was used as a school and a church until a more permanent structure could be built. The group purchased land 4.5 miles (7 km) south of I-20 along Highway 39 where they built a metal building. This building served as a school during the week and a church on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. By 1997, there had been enough money saved to build a permanent sanctuary.   
 
The Mast family began having church services in their living room on Sundays and where joined by two other Mennonite families. When they outgrew the home, Sam and the other men built a garage that was used as a school and a church until a more permanent structure could be built. The group purchased land 4.5 miles (7 km) south of I-20 along Highway 39 where they built a metal building. This building served as a school during the week and a church on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. By 1997, there had been enough money saved to build a permanent sanctuary.   
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The New Holland Mennonite Church was an unaffiliated congregation before it joined the [[Biblical Mennonite Alliance]] in July 2009.
 
The New Holland Mennonite Church was an unaffiliated congregation before it joined the [[Biblical Mennonite Alliance]] in July 2009.
  
In 2015 the leading minister was Dale Mast, and the congregational membership was 94.
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In 2019 the leading minister was Dale Mast, and the congregational membership was 81.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "BMA Congregational Directory with Pastors." August 2015.
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Biblical Mennonite Alliance. ''Directory'' (August 2015); (2019)ː 36.
  
 
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "Directory of BMA Congregations." Web. 13 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/congregations.html.
 
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "Directory of BMA Congregations." Web. 13 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/congregations.html.
  
"Church History." New Holland Mennonite Church. Web. 13 August 2016. http://newhollandmennonite.com/sample-page/.
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"Church History." New Holland Mennonite Church. Web. 13 August 2016. https://newhollandmennonite.com/sample-page/.
  
Hershberger, Brenda. <em>Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2012-13</em>. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2012: 40.
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Hershberger, Brenda. ''Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2012-13''. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2012: 40.
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
'''Address''': 2539 Old Ninety-Six Indian Trail Road, Batesburg, SC 29006
 
'''Address''': 2539 Old Ninety-Six Indian Trail Road, Batesburg, SC 29006
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'''Phone''': 803-564-5733
 
'''Phone''': 803-564-5733
  
'''Website''': [http://www.newhollandmennonite.com New Holland Mennonite Church]
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'''Website''': [https://www.newhollandmennonite.com New Holland Mennonite Church]
  
 
'''Denominational Affiliation''':
 
'''Denominational Affiliation''':
  
[http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/ Biblical Mennonite Alliance]
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[https://www.biblicalmennonite.com/ Biblical Mennonite Alliance]
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== Ordained Pastors at New Holland Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! Name !! Years<br/>of Service
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| Samuel Mast (Minister)<br />(Bishop)|| 1986-1996<br />1996-2010?
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|-
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| Ervin Wengerd, Jr. || 2000-present
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|-
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| Dale Mast || 2008-present
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|}
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== Membership at New Holland Mennonite Church ==
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: right;"
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|-
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! Year !! Membership
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| 1990 || 20
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| 1995 || 36
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|-
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| 2005 || 47
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|-
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| 2010 || 64
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|-
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| 2015 || 94
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|-
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| 2019 || 81
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|}
 
= Map =
 
= Map =
 
[[Map:New Holland Mennonite Church (Batesburg, South Carolina, USA)]]
 
[[Map:New Holland Mennonite Church (Batesburg, South Carolina, USA)]]
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[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Churches]]
 
[[Category:Independent Mennonite Congregations]]
 
[[Category:Independent Mennonite Congregations]]

Latest revision as of 15:00, 13 June 2019

New Holland Mennonite Church, Batesburg, South Carolina
Source: Church website

The New Holland Mennonite Church, Batesburg, South Carolina, USA, was founded by Samuel Mast. He moved to the area with his family in 1986, and was involved in prison ministry. He eventually became a state prison chaplain. Some members continued to be active in the prison ministry.

The Mast family began having church services in their living room on Sundays and where joined by two other Mennonite families. When they outgrew the home, Sam and the other men built a garage that was used as a school and a church until a more permanent structure could be built. The group purchased land 4.5 miles (7 km) south of I-20 along Highway 39 where they built a metal building. This building served as a school during the week and a church on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. By 1997, there had been enough money saved to build a permanent sanctuary.

The New Holland Mennonite Church was an unaffiliated congregation before it joined the Biblical Mennonite Alliance in July 2009.

In 2019 the leading minister was Dale Mast, and the congregational membership was 81.

Bibliography

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (August 2015); (2019)ː 36.

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "Directory of BMA Congregations." Web. 13 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/congregations.html.

"Church History." New Holland Mennonite Church. Web. 13 August 2016. https://newhollandmennonite.com/sample-page/.

Hershberger, Brenda. Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2012-13. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2012: 40.

Additional Information

Address: 2539 Old Ninety-Six Indian Trail Road, Batesburg, SC 29006

Phone: 803-564-5733

Website: New Holland Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliation:

Biblical Mennonite Alliance

Ordained Pastors at New Holland Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Samuel Mast (Minister)
(Bishop)
1986-1996
1996-2010?
Ervin Wengerd, Jr. 2000-present
Dale Mast 2008-present

Membership at New Holland Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1990 20
1995 36
2005 47
2010 64
2015 94
2019 81

Map

Map:New Holland Mennonite Church (Batesburg, South Carolina, USA)


Author(s) Richard D. Thiessen
Sam Steiner
Date Published June 2019


Cite This Article

MLA style

Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. "New Holland Mennonite Church (Batesburg, South Carolina, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. June 2019. Web. 20 Jul 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Holland_Mennonite_Church_(Batesburg,_South_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=164198.

APA style

Thiessen, Richard D. and Sam Steiner. (June 2019). New Holland Mennonite Church (Batesburg, South Carolina, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 July 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=New_Holland_Mennonite_Church_(Batesburg,_South_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=164198.




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