Pauingassi Mennonite Church (Pauingassi, Manitoba, Canada)

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The Pauingassi Mennonite congregation began services in 1955. The first building was occupied in 1955. Henry and Elna Neufeld are considered the founding leaders of the group. The congregation originated through the outreach of Mennonite Pioneer Mission.

The congregation is related to, but not a member of, the Conference of Mennonites in Canada. The language of worship is Ojibway.

The congregation's address is Pauingassi, MB, R0B 2G0. Pastor St. John Owen served in 1998 as a non-salaried congregational leader. David Owen served as pastoral leader in 2002.


Canadian Mennonite (2 December 1955): 6.

CMC Nexus (June 1996): 10.

Neufeld, Henry and Elna. By God's Grace: Ministry with Native People in Pauingassi. Winnipeg: CMBC Publications, 1991.

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published September 1986

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Epp, Marlene. "Pauingassi Mennonite Church (Pauingassi, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 1986. Web. 19 Aug 2022.,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=142524.

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Epp, Marlene. (September 1986). Pauingassi Mennonite Church (Pauingassi, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 August 2022, from,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=142524.

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