Canaan Mennonite Chapel began as an outreach of the Bethel Conservative Mennonite Church of Nappanee, Indiana. Four families moved to this area of south-eastern Indiana in fall 1976 to begin a mission work. Levi Mast was licensed and then ordained to lead the group. Initially the group met in homes or a nearby church while building the Canaan church building which was completed in 1977. Several years later a school house for a Christian school program was added.
Through the years attendance has ranged from 17 to 50. The congregation has been a member of the Midwest Mennonite Fellowship.
"Canaan Mennonite Chapel." Midwest Mennonite Focus 20, no. 1 (January-February 1999): 16-17.
Mast, Levi A. "Canaan Mennonite Church." Midwest Mennonite Focus 5, no. 6 (November-December 1984): 10.
Address: 9430 Barbersville Road, Madison, Indiana
Denominational Affiliation: Midwest Mennonite Fellowship
Canaan Mennonite Chapel Pastors
|Name||Years of Service|
|Levi A. Mast||1976-1990?|
|Marvin R. Yoder||1984-1990?|
Canaan Mennonite Chapel Membership
|Date Published||August 2011|
Cite This Article
Steiner, Sam. "Canaan Mennonite Chapel (Madison, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 2011. Web. 10 Feb 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canaan_Mennonite_Chapel_(Madison,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=79516.
Steiner, Sam. (August 2011). Canaan Mennonite Chapel (Madison, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 February 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canaan_Mennonite_Chapel_(Madison,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=79516.
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