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The Église Mennonite Sonlight Mission (Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church) is a Haitian national church founded by Pastor Gabriel Georges in 1980. Since their organization, its four congregations related to Mennonites mostly from [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]] and Ohio who constituted an independent organization called Sonlight Mission. The Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church had a total membership in 1987 of 300. Two primary schools were associated with these congregations with a total student enrollment of over 400. Besides the superintending pastor, the church had recognized four deacons and an evangelist as part of its leadership. This group was located in the southern peninsula of [[Haiti|Haiti]] with its central church located in the village of La Colline.
 
The Église Mennonite Sonlight Mission (Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church) is a Haitian national church founded by Pastor Gabriel Georges in 1980. Since their organization, its four congregations related to Mennonites mostly from [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]] and Ohio who constituted an independent organization called Sonlight Mission. The Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church had a total membership in 1987 of 300. Two primary schools were associated with these congregations with a total student enrollment of over 400. Besides the superintending pastor, the church had recognized four deacons and an evangelist as part of its leadership. This group was located in the southern peninsula of [[Haiti|Haiti]] with its central church located in the village of La Colline.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonite World Handbook Supplement</em>. Strasbourg, France, and Lombard, IL: Mennonite World Conference, 1984 : 78.
 
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonite World Handbook Supplement</em>. Strasbourg, France, and Lombard, IL: Mennonite World Conference, 1984 : 78.
 
 
 
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The Église Mennonite Sonlight Mission (Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church) is a Haitian national church founded by Pastor Gabriel Georges in 1980. Since their organization, its four congregations related to Mennonites mostly from Pennsylvania and Ohio who constituted an independent organization called Sonlight Mission. The Mennonite Sonlight Mission Church had a total membership in 1987 of 300. Two primary schools were associated with these congregations with a total student enrollment of over 400. Besides the superintending pastor, the church had recognized four deacons and an evangelist as part of its leadership. This group was located in the southern peninsula of Haiti with its central church located in the village of La Colline.

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Mennonite World Handbook Supplement. Strasbourg, France, and Lombard, IL: Mennonite World Conference, 1984 : 78.


Author(s) Eldon Stoltzfus
Date Published 1987


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Stoltzfus, Eldon. "Église Mennonite Sonlight Mission (Haiti)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1987. Web. 13 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=%C3%89glise_Mennonite_Sonlight_Mission_(Haiti)&oldid=87278.

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Stoltzfus, Eldon. (1987). Église Mennonite Sonlight Mission (Haiti). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=%C3%89glise_Mennonite_Sonlight_Mission_(Haiti)&oldid=87278.




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