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Bumangi Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church) is located 25 miles (40 km) east of Musoma, Tanzania, in the Zanaki tribe. The work in this tribe was begun 18 May 1937 by J. Clyde and Alta Barge Shenk and the Clinton and Maybell Landis Ferster. The beginning of the church was on 30 July 1940 when three men were baptized and received into church fellowship. J. Clyde Shenk had pastoral oversight of the Bumangi church for many years. The 1953 membership stood at 75 members.

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Author(s) Elam W Stauffer
Date Published 1953

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Stauffer, Elam W. "Bumangi Mennonite Church (Mara Region, Tanzania)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 30 May 2016.,_Tanzania)&oldid=86350.

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Stauffer, Elam W. (1953). Bumangi Mennonite Church (Mara Region, Tanzania). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 May 2016, from,_Tanzania)&oldid=86350.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, pp. 468-469. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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