Lao Christian Fellowship (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada)
Box 20084, 79 Page St., St. Catharines, ON, L2M 7W7. (905) 687-4940. Ministers Khamphong Phommaseng and Kuaying Teng served in 2000 as congregational leaders. In 1995 there were 38 members; in 2000, 60. The congregation has been affiliated with the Mennonite Churchf Eastern Canada (1988-) and the Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1995-). The language of worship is Lao.
The congregation began services in 1980 at the Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church, and formally organized in 1983. For many years it met at the St. Catharines United Mennonite Church. Southin Luangrath is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through the efforts of a family of refugees who arrived in Canada in the late 1970s.
Mennonite Reporter (8 July 1991): 16; (28 November 1994): 3; (14 October 1996): B2.
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