The Burrton Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) is located in Burrton, Harvey County, Kansas, and is a member of the Western District Conference. The church was organized on 2 June 1907 with 25 charter members, under the leadership of H. P. Krehbiel, who served as the first pastor. In 1952 the membership was 107, mostly rural. The first meetinghouse, a frame structure with a seating capacity of 130, which was still in use in 1953, was built in 1910. Other ministers who served the congregation prior to 1953 were Walter H. Dyck, Jacob J. Regier, Jr., Arnold A. Epp, Roy Henry, and Abe Peters.
In 2009 the membership was 93; the pastor was James L. Dunn.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 303.
Address: 429 North Reno Avenue, Burrton, Kansas
|Author(s)||Arnold A Epp|
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Epp, Arnold A. "Burrton Mennonite Church (Burrton, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 12 Dec 2013. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Burrton_Mennonite_Church_(Burrton,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86397.
Epp, Arnold A. (1953). Burrton Mennonite Church (Burrton, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 12 December 2013, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Burrton_Mennonite_Church_(Burrton,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=86397.
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