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Bridgeport, formerly a village near Kitchener, Ontario, was annexed to Kitchener in 1973. A short distance from Bridgeport was located the Union church, built in 1848, in which Mennonites, United Brethren, and Lutherans at various times held services. Perhaps as early as 1890, Mennonites conducted Sunday school in the church and a few years later had preaching services there every four weeks, although they never organized a congregation. Around 1918 Mennonite meetings were discontinued and the work closed.


Map:Bridgeport (Ontario)

Author(s) Lewis J Burkholder
Date Published 1953

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Burkholder, Lewis J. "Bridgeport (Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 24 Apr 2017.,_Canada)&oldid=76021.

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Burkholder, Lewis J. (1953). Bridgeport (Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 April 2017, from,_Canada)&oldid=76021.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 428. All rights reserved.

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