L'Église Chrétienne Évangelique de New Richmond began services in 1981, and formally organized in 1984. The first building was occupied in 1983. Denis Tremblay, a graduate of Institut Biblique Laval, and his wife Lyne, are considered the founding leaders of the group. The congregation had its roots amongst a group of around 12 people that began meeting for fellowship in New Richmond in 1974. The group eventually asked for assistance from the Quebec Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (Association des Églises des frères mennonites du Québec) in 1980.
The congregation was located in eastern Quebec apart from the majority of Mennonite Brethren congregations in the province, which were located in and around Montreal. In 2002 the congregation left the Mennonite Brethren conference and joined L'Association d'Églises Baptistes Évangéliques au Québec. It became known as Église Chrétienne Évangelique Baptiste de New Richmond.
Album II: protestantisme française en amerique du nord. Montreal: L'Aurore, 1988.
Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies. "Église Chrétienne Évangelique de New Richmond." Web. 19 September 2010. http://www.mbconf.ca/home/products_and_services/resources/published_genealogies/mb_provincial_conferences_and_church_congregation_records/quebec_archives/eglise_chrtienne_vanglique_de_newrichmond_archives/.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 59; (27 December 2002).
Archival RecordsCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volume 579.
Address: C.P. 532, 111, 5e rue, New Richmond, QC G0B 2B0; located 1/2 km south of Hwy. 132, beside Sport Center.
General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1984-2002)
Église Chrétienne Évangelique Ministers
Église Chrétienne Évangelique Membership
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||September 2010|
Cite This Article
Thiessen, Richard D. "Église Chrétienne Évangelique de New Richmond (New Richmond, Quebec, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2010. Web. 24 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=%C3%89glise_Chr%C3%A9tienne_%C3%89vangelique_de_New_Richmond_(New_Richmond,_Quebec,_Canada)&oldid=56171.
Thiessen, Richard D. (September 2010). Église Chrétienne Évangelique de New Richmond (New Richmond, Quebec, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=%C3%89glise_Chr%C3%A9tienne_%C3%89vangelique_de_New_Richmond_(New_Richmond,_Quebec,_Canada)&oldid=56171.
©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.