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In the spring of 2010, Immanuel Retreat Ministries, a retreat centre in Riverhurst, [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]] pioneered by [[Prairie Winds Church (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada)|Prairie Winds Church]] in Moose Jaw, purchased the vacant United Church in the area and started Riverhurst Community Church. Pastors Willard Hasmatali and Doug Rempel of Prairie Winds Church along with several others shared in the preaching responsibilities for both congregations. On 1 June 2014 the congregation held its charter service and officially joined the [[Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]].
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Riverhurst, [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]], is a small village with a nearby ferry terminal on the south shore of Diefenbaker Lake in the rural Municipality of Maple Bush No. 224. This is a vacation and cottage community about 125 km. northwest of Moose Jaw. In April 2010 Willard and Sheryl Hasmatali purchased the empty village United Church building for $20,000.00. The Hasmatakli’s vision was to set up a prayer and retreat centre at Diefenbaker Lake. Three months later, in July, the building was opened as a church under the name Riverhurst Community Church. Pastoral and preaching duties are shared between Hasmatakli and co-pastor Doug Rempel, both members of the [[Prairie Winds Church (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada)|Prairie Winds Church]], Moose Jaw, and Duane Sims. Every Sunday, after service, a lunch is served to all who come. Average attendance is 20-30 persons.  
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On 1 June 2014 the congregation held its charter service and officially joined the [[Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]].
 
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''Mennonite Brethren Herald'' (May 2014): 38.
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Riverhurst, Saskatchewan, is a small village with a nearby ferry terminal on the south shore of Diefenbaker Lake in the rural Municipality of Maple Bush No. 224. This is a vacation and cottage community about 125 km. northwest of Moose Jaw. In April 2010 Willard and Sheryl Hasmatali purchased the empty village United Church building for $20,000.00. The Hasmatakli’s vision was to set up a prayer and retreat centre at Diefenbaker Lake. Three months later, in July, the building was opened as a church under the name Riverhurst Community Church. Pastoral and preaching duties are shared between Hasmatakli and co-pastor Doug Rempel, both members of the Prairie Winds Church, Moose Jaw, and Duane Sims. Every Sunday, after service, a lunch is served to all who come. Average attendance is 20-30 persons.

On 1 June 2014 the congregation held its charter service and officially joined the Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.

Bibliography

Mennonite Brethren Herald (1 October 2011); (May 2014): 38.

Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches News (September 2010).

Additional Information

Mailing Address: 1141 – 5th Ave N. E., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1K7

Phone: 306-692-0382

Denominational Affiliations:

Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (2014-present)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (2014-present)


Author(s) Victor G Wiebe
Date Published September 2014


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Wiebe, Victor G. "Riverhurst Community Church (Riverhurst, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2014. Web. 1 Oct 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Riverhurst_Community_Church_(Riverhurst,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=125495.

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Wiebe, Victor G. (September 2014). Riverhurst Community Church (Riverhurst, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Riverhurst_Community_Church_(Riverhurst,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=125495.




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