Salem Amish Mennonite Church (Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA)

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The Salem Amish Mennonite Church in Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA was established in 1979. The congregation started as an outreach of the Maranatha Fellowship.

Initially Wednesday evening prayer meetings and Bible studies were held in homes. In 1978 a four-room schoolhouse was purchased and renovated for worship. The first Sunday morning service was held in July 1979, though the congregation had already organized in the spring.

In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 59. The bishop was Robert Miller, and the minister was Michael J. Hershberger.


"Amish Mennonite Churches in Ohio." The Beachy Amish Mennonites. 2013. Web. 12 March 2018.

Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 256-257.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 47.

Yoder, Elmer S. The Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship Churches. Hartville, Ohio: Diakonia Ministries, 1987: 341-342.

Additional Information

Address: 28140 SR 751, Newcomerstown, Ohio

Phone: 330-897-3281


Denominational Affiliations:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship


Salem Amish Mennonite Church

Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published March 2018

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Steiner, Samuel J. "Salem Amish Mennonite Church (Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2018. Web. 22 Sep 2023.,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=165506.

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Steiner, Samuel J. (March 2018). Salem Amish Mennonite Church (Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 September 2023, from,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=165506.

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