Bossler Mennonite Church (Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Bossler Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located in Lancaster County between Elizabethtown and Maytown, Pennsylvania, is a member of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. The first meetinghouse was built perhaps in 1811. In 1881 and 1902 new churches were built and the latter was remodeled in 1915, 1948 and 1988. This was the home congregation of Bishop Martin Rutt. In 1950 the congregation was served by Simon Garber and his son-in-law, Martin R. Kraybill, as ministers, John R. Kraybill as deacon. The membership in 1950 was 105; in 2009 it was 80. In 2009 the pastor was Fred Garber.
Address: 2021 Bossler Road, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Website: Bossler Mennonite Church
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 395. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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