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The Pine Ridge Mennonite Church, Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA, began in 1990, after the Pilgrim Mennonite Church in Amelia, Virginia began to explore starting another church. The first service in the Rutherfordton area was held in August 1987. The first families from the Pilgrim congregation moved to Rutherfordton at the end of December 1989. The congregation was formally established on 6 May 1990 with 14 members.

The first service in the present building was held 19 May 1991. Fred Mast from the Pilgrim congregation provided leadership the first year.

Pine Ridge began a school in 1989. In September 2013 there were three teachers and 22 students.

In 2018 the Pine Ridge Mennonite Church was part of the Nationwide Fellowship Churches and had 51 members. The ministerial team was composed of Ministers Wendell Miller and William Sommers and Deacon Melvin Mast.

Bibliography

"Pine Ridge Mennonite Church." The Midwestern Fellowship Churches (2014): 155-156.

Mennonite Church Directory (2018): 123.

Additional Information

Address: 1010 Elliott Road, Rutherfordton, NC

Phone: 828-286-1272

Denominational Affiliations: Nationwide Fellowship Churches

Ordained Leaders at Pine Ridge Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Fred Mast (Minister) 1989-1990
David Mast (Minister) 1989-2004
Joseph Miller (Deacon) 1994-2002
William Sommers (Minister) 1998-present
Mark Wayne Gascho (Minister) 2001-2007
Melvin Mast (Deacon) 2003-present
Wendell Miller (Minister) 2009-present

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Pine Ridge Mennonite Church


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published May 2018


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Steiner, Sam. "Pine Ridge Mennonite Church (Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. May 2018. Web. 16 Aug 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pine_Ridge_Mennonite_Church_(Rutherfordton,_North_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=160684.

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Steiner, Sam. (May 2018). Pine Ridge Mennonite Church (Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 August 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pine_Ridge_Mennonite_Church_(Rutherfordton,_North_Carolina,_USA)&oldid=160684.




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