Ridgewood Church (Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada)

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Ridgewood Church, Steinbach, Manitoba
Source: EMC Website

The Ridgewood Church in Steinbach, Manitoba began services and formally organized in 1958. The first building was occupied in 1958. Peter P. Friesen is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through church planting by Blumenort Evangelical Mennonite Church due to size.

The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1950s.


Loewen, Royden. Blumenort: a Mennonite Community in Transition 1874-1982. Blumenort: Blumenort Mennonite Historical Society, 1983.

Archival Records

Church records at the church.

Additional Information

Mailing Address: Box 18, Grp. 3, RR1, Steinbach, MB

Meeting Location: 2 miles north of Steinbach Clearspring Mall, 3 miles east on Hwy 311.

Phone: 204-326-2957

Website: Ridgewood Church

Denominational Affiliation: Evangelical Mennonite Conference

Ridgewood Church Membership

Year Membership
1960 149
1965 164
1975 205
1980 228
1985 285
1990 325
1995 341
2000 353
2005 330
2010 244
2015 267

Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published March 2012

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Epp, Marlene. "Ridgewood Church (Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2012. Web. 2 Aug 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ridgewood_Church_(Steinbach,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=166068.

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Epp, Marlene. (March 2012). Ridgewood Church (Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 August 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ridgewood_Church_(Steinbach,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=166068.

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