Providence Mennonite Fellowship (Auburn, Kentucky, USA)
The Providence Mennonite Fellowship in Auburn, Kentucky, USA was established in 1986. The congregation started when several families withdrew from the Franklin Mennonite Church. The group initially met in a rented building with the intentions of moving out of the community. However, the groupnever left and eventually built a church house. David J. Yoder was ordained minister for the community in 1987 and as bishop in 1994. Providence later had good relations with the Franklin church.
In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 95. The bishop was David Yoder, and the ministers were Jason Miller and Harry Weaver.
"Amish Mennonite Churches in Kentucky." The Beachy Amish Mennonites. 2013. Web. 12 March 2018. http://www.beachyam.org/churches/ky.htm.
Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 119.
Anderson, Cory Alexander. "The Diffusion of Beachy Amish Mennonite Congregations in the US South: A Regional Chronicle and Spatial Analysis." Unpublished paper, 2006: 42. Web. 12 March 2018. http://www.beachyam.org/librarybooks/Anderson(2006)_Diffusion.pdf.
Mennonite Church directory (2017): 46.
Yoder, Elmer S. The Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship Churches. Hartville, Ohio: Diakonia Ministries, 1987: 328.
Address: 237 Doug Brazzlie Road, Auburn, Kentucky
Website: Denominational Affiliations:
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Steiner, Sam. "Providence Mennonite Fellowship (Auburn, Kentucky, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2018. Web. 19 Aug 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Providence_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Auburn,_Kentucky,_USA)&oldid=157056.
Steiner, Sam. (March 2018). Providence Mennonite Fellowship (Auburn, Kentucky, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 August 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Providence_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Auburn,_Kentucky,_USA)&oldid=157056.
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