In 1989 the congregation merged with Berea Mennonite Church (they had shared a pastor for a number of years), and met in the Moorefield church building until 1997.
In 1997 Community Mennonite became a significant host for programs directed towards Low German Mennonites arriving from Mexico and elsewhere. By 2010 the congregation provided space and planning support for several Wellington County organizations providing support for these recent immigrants.
"Community Mennonite Fellowship: Friendship is the Key." Guelph/Wellington Local Immigration Partnership. 23 August 2011 Web. 12 December 2013. http://guelphwellingtonlip.ca/community-mennonite-fellowship-friendship-is-the-key/
Mennonite Reporter (19 March 1990): 17; (23 December 1996): 12; (18 August 1997): 12.
Weber, Linda. "A Brief History of Bethel, Berea, Moorefield, Glen Allan, and Listowel." Research paper, Conrad Grebel College, 1971, 37 pp.
Mennonites in Canada collection. "1830-Moorefield," Laurene Albrecht, "Moorefield Mennonite Church history," 3 pp., MHSC collection, Mennonite Archives of Ontario.
Archival RecordsChurch records at Mennonite Archives of Ontario.
Address: 109 Wellington Street South, Drayton, Ontario
Website: Community Mennonite Fellowship
Pastoral Leaders at Moorefield/Community Mennonite
|Menno Zehr (Interim)||1976-1977|
Membership at Moorefield/Community Mennonite
|Date Published||January 2012|
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Steiner, Sam. "Community Mennonite Fellowship (Drayton, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 2012. Web. 10 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Community_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Drayton,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105481.
Steiner, Sam. (January 2012). Community Mennonite Fellowship (Drayton, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Community_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Drayton,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=105481.
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