Oak Hill Mennonite Church (Cumberland, Virginia, USA)

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Oak Hill Mennonite Church, first known as the Cumberland Christian Fellowship, was founded in 1970 in Cumberland, Virginia, USA. The church was an unaffiliated congregation before it joined the Biblical Mennonite Alliance in August 2000.

One of its longer term ministers, Arthur Hershberger, was convicted in 2011 of taking indecent liberties with children.

In 2019 the leading minister was John Eicher. The congregational membership was 74.

Bibliography

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "BMA Congregational Directory with Pastors." August 2015.

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (2019): 38.

Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "Directory of BMA Congregations." Web. 14 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/congregations.html.

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

Virginia State Police. "Hershberger, Arthur Jay." March 2019. Web. 9 May 2019. https://sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/offenderDetails.html?regId=35454.

Additional Information

Address: 63 Oak Hill Rd. (Route 629), Cumberland, VA 23040

Phone: 804-492-4240

Denominational Affiliation:

Biblical Mennonite Alliance

Leading Pastors at Oak Hill Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Joseph Hertzler ?-1990s
Arthur J. Hershberger 1990s?-2011
John Eicher 2012?-present

Membership at Oak Hill Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1985 27
1990 26
2005 30
2010 49
2019 74

Map

Map:Oak Hill Mennonite Church (Cumberland, Virginia, USA)


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


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Thiessen, Richard D and Sam Steiner. "Oak Hill Mennonite Church (Cumberland, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2019. Web. 25 Aug 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Oak_Hill_Mennonite_Church_(Cumberland,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=163989.

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Thiessen, Richard D and Sam Steiner. (May 2019). Oak Hill Mennonite Church (Cumberland, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 August 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Oak_Hill_Mennonite_Church_(Cumberland,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=163989.




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