The Community Christian Fellowship in Fort McMurray, Alberta began as a project of Mennonite Brethren Missions of Alberta (part the Alberta Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches) in 1974. In 1978 the congregation was officially chartered as the Community Christian Fellowship with 12 charter members. The congregation met in family homes and rented facilities, such as the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The congregation struggled after the Geddert family relinquished leadership in 1982–1983. In 1989 the congregation disbanded.
Mennonite Reporter (19 February 1979): 14.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 9.
Penner, Peter. No Longer at Arm's Length: Mennonite Brethren Church Planting in Canada. Winnipeg, MB: Kindred Press, 1987: 147-8.
Archival CollectionCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies (Winnipeg, Man.)
Pastors at Community Christian Fellowship
|Name||Years of Service|
|Maryanne & Roland Balzer||1974-1976 1984-1988|
|Bertha & Tim Geddert||1978-1982|
|Peggy & Dennis Voth||1983, 1989|
Membership at Community Christian Fellowship
|Date Published||December 2011|
Cite This Article
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. "Community Christian Fellowship (Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2011. Web. 21 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Community_Christian_Fellowship_(Fort_McMurray,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=55782.
Epp, Marlene and Sam Steiner. (December 2011). Community Christian Fellowship (Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Community_Christian_Fellowship_(Fort_McMurray,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=55782.
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