Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church (Sugarcreek, Ohio, USA)
Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church located at Ragersville (south of Sugarcreek), Ohio, was established in 1951 and had 51 members by 1957. Harry J. Stutzman was its bishop.
It was originally known as the Ragersville Mission, and was affiliated with the Pleasant View Mennonite Church. It was identified as a separate congregation in 1954.
Originally the congregation was part of the Conservative Mennonite Conference. About 1980 it withdrew and became an independent Mennonite congregation for almost 30 years.
The church joined the Biblical Mennonite Alliance in July 2011. In 2019 the leading minister was Edward Yoder and the associate pastors were Tom Mullet and Javan Raber. The congregational membership was 100.
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (August 2015); (2019): 42.
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. "BMA Directory 2012." Web. 15 May 2012. http://www.biblicalmennonite.com/support-files/2012-bma-directory-updated-mar-12-for-web.pdf.
Hershberger, Brenda. Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory 2012-13. Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, 2012: 41.
Address: P. O. Box 357, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
Location: 1717 CR 140, Sugarcreek, Ohio
Denominational Affiliation: Biblical Mennonite Alliance (2011-present)
Ordained Pastors at Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church
|David D. Stutzman
|Jacob J. Coblentz||1967-1982|
Membership at Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church
|Richard D. Thiessen|
|Samuel J. Steiner|
|Date Published||July 2019|
Cite This Article
Gingerich, Melvin, Richard D. Thiessen and Samuel J. Steiner. "Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church (Sugarcreek, Ohio, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2019. Web. 26 Jan 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sharon_Conservative_Mennonite_Church_(Sugarcreek,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=165920.
Gingerich, Melvin, Richard D. Thiessen and Samuel J. Steiner. (July 2019). Sharon Conservative Mennonite Church (Sugarcreek, Ohio, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 January 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sharon_Conservative_Mennonite_Church_(Sugarcreek,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=165920.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 512. All rights reserved.
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