Sunnyside Mennonite Church (Kalona, Iowa, USA)
Sunnyside Mennonite Church (formerly Sunnyside Conservative (Amish) Mennonite Church), located a half mile east of Kalona, Iowa, was the third meetinghouse for the Conservative Mennonite congregations in the Kalona area, the other two being Upper Deer Creek and Fairview. In was established in 1957. In 1959 the membership was 156, with Morris Swartzendruber and Albert Miller as ministers.
In 2019 the leading minister was Floyd Helmuth and the congregational membership was 100.
Anabaptist (Mennonite) Directory (2007): 60; (2009): 55; (2011): 54; (2012-13): 55.
Biblical Mennonite Alliance. Directory (2019): 46.
Miller, Ivan J. History of the Conservative Mennonite Conference, 1910-1985. Grantsville, Md: I. J. Miller, 1985: 126-129.
Address: 1135 Larch Ave, Kalona IA 52247-9101
Ordained Pastors at Sunnyside Mennonite Church
|Albert S. Miller (1890-1959)||1957-1959|
|Morris E. Swartzendruber (1916-2002)(Bishop)||1957-1980s|
|David L. Yoder (1927-2016)
Membership at Sunnyside Mennonite Church
|Date Published||July 2019|
Cite This Article
Gingerich, Melvin and Sam Steiner. "Sunnyside Mennonite Church (Kalona, Iowa, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2019. Web. 22 Aug 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sunnyside_Mennonite_Church_(Kalona,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=164319.
Gingerich, Melvin and Sam Steiner. (July 2019). Sunnyside Mennonite Church (Kalona, Iowa, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 August 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sunnyside_Mennonite_Church_(Kalona,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=164319.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 662. All rights reserved.
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