Denver (Colorado, USA)
Denver, Colorado, is a thriving city on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains, with a population in 2000 of almost 555,000. The First Mennonite Church (MC USA) has a congregation of 295 members in Denver under the leadership of Vernon K. Rempel. The Garden Park Mennonite Brethren Church was founded in 1955 and had a membership of 50 in 2005. Mennonite nurses taking training in the former Mennonite Hospital at La Junta, Colorado, spent time in Denver during the final months of their training. A large group of I-W men served in Denver hospitals beginning in 1950.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 38. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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