Troxelville Mennonite Church (Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, USA)

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Troxelville Mennonite Church, 2016.
Source: Lester M. Burkholder

Troxelville Mennonite Church, Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, USA is affiliated with Hope Mennonite Fellowship (HMF) and was an outreach in the village of Troxelville by the Cocolamus Mennonite Church. HMF purchased the Troxelville United Methodist church and held the first service there on Sunday evening, 14 August 2011. Troxelville Mennonite Church began holding regular Sunday services on 2 October 2011 after the fall communion at Cocolamus.

Wendell K. Martin had been ordained on 3 June 2011 at Cocolamus for the Troxelville congregation. Harlan Martin, pastor of the Coclamus congregation, served as senior pastor for Troxelville for one year and assistant pastor for a second year. James Shirk, who had been ordained in 2009 as deacon for the Cocolamus congregation, transferred to serve as deacon at Troxelville. Bernell Zimmerman served as bishop.

On 1 January 2016 the Troxelville Mennonite Church had 20 members.


Burkholder, Lester M., compiler. History of Hope Mennonite Fellowship 1981-2015. Myerstown, Pa.: Little Mountain Printing, 2016.

Additional Information

Address: 9186 Route 235, Beaver Springs, PA 17812

Phone: (570) 658-7487


Denominational Affiliations: Hope Mennonite Fellowship

Troxelville Mennonite Church Pastoral Leaders

Name Years
of Service
Bernell Zimmerman (Bishop) 2011-present
Harlan Martin (Minister) 2011-2013
Wendell K. Martin (Minister) 2011-present
James Shirk (Deacon) 2011-present

Troxelville Mennonite Church Membership

Year Membership
2016 20


Map:Troxelville Mennonite Church (Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, USA)

Author(s) Lester M Burkholder
Date Published June 2016

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Burkholder, Lester M. "Troxelville Mennonite Church (Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. June 2016. Web. 27 May 2022.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=134438.

APA style

Burkholder, Lester M. (June 2016). Troxelville Mennonite Church (Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 May 2022, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=134438.

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