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Clear Spring Mennonite Church, located one mile south (two km) of Clear Spring, Maryland is a member of the Washington County, Maryland, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Conference. The earliest meetinghouse was built in 1857 and rebuilt in 1912. Ministers who served the congregation include John Summers, John Rowland, Daniel Roth, Abraham Ebersole, and Josiah Brewer. In 1948 Samuel R. Eby served as pastor and M. K. Horst as bishop. The congregation consisted of a rural people in the mid-20th century. Sunday school was conducted with every morning service, which was biweekly. The 1949 membership was 71.

In 2014 the church was served by Ministers C. Leonard Eby and Lowell R. Eby and Deacon Leon R. Eby. The church had 92 members.

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Mennonite Church Directory 2014. Harrisonburg, VA: Christian Light Publications, Inc., 2014: 140.

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Location: From I-70, take Exit 18 (Clear Spring Exit) to MD 68 East. Go 0.5 mile to church on left.

Denominational Affiliations:

Washington-Franklin Mennonite Conference

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Map:Clear Spring Mennonite Church (Clear Spring, Maryland)


Author(s) John D. Risser
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published 1953


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Risser, John D. and Richard D. Thiessen. "Clear Spring Mennonite Church (Clear Spring, Maryland, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 20 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Clear_Spring_Mennonite_Church_(Clear_Spring,_Maryland,_USA)&oldid=116670.

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Risser, John D. and Richard D. Thiessen. (1953). Clear Spring Mennonite Church (Clear Spring, Maryland, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Clear_Spring_Mennonite_Church_(Clear_Spring,_Maryland,_USA)&oldid=116670.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 620. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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