Bethel Home is a home for the aged, an institution of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonites located at 300 South Aztec, Montezuma, Gray County, Kansas. The building, first constructed in 1948, was a modern two-story brick structure 36 x 48, with two wings 36 x 38 each, built over a full basement. It had a chapel, 25 resident rooms, 4 maternity wards, an office, a waiting room, several soundproof rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, dining-room, laundry, and several other storage rooms. The institution operated on a nonprofit basis. Its initial cost was estimated at $70,000. It is sponsored by the congregations in the United States and built under the direction of the Charitable Institutions Board whose executive officers in 1950 were G. H. Dyck, Hesston, Kansas, chairman; Sam Dirks, Montezuma, Kansas, treasurer; and Jacob Wadel, Greensburg, Kansas, secretary.
|Author(s)||Abe J Unruh|
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Unruh, Abe J. "Bethel Home (Montezuma, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 14 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bethel_Home_(Montezuma,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=54593.
Unruh, Abe J. (1953). Bethel Home (Montezuma, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bethel_Home_(Montezuma,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=54593.
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