Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
150 Bayridge Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5B5. (204) 269-5095. A lay ministry team served in 2002 as non-salaried congregational leaders. In 1975 there were 59 members; in 1985, 85; in 1995, 156; in 2000, 170. The congregation has been affiliated with Mennonite Church Manitoba, Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1969-), and General Conference Mennonite Church (1971-1999). The language of worship is English.
The congregation began services in 1966, and formally organized in 1967. The first building was occupied in 1985. Lawrence Klippenstein is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Home St. Bergthaler Mennonite Church, and through persons moving to live in the Fort Garry area.
Canadian Mennonite (6 September 1966): 12.
Mennonite Reporter (2 April 1984): 14; (18 February 1985): 14.
Loeppky, Ruth. "An Attempt to Understand Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1977, 25 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Church records at Mennonite Heritage Centre.
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