The Crestwood Mennonite Brethren congregation was founded in 1965 by the Alberta Mennonite Brethren Home Missions. In 1968 the congregation officially organized and joined the Alberta Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. They met in rented facilities until 1969 when they completed construction of their own meeting house. They allowed inter-Mennonite individual membership from 1975.
The congregation received members of the Seven Persons Church when that congregation dissolved in 1975.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (27 May 1988): 4; (13 September 1991): 16; (10 November 1995): 16; (4 February 2005).
Mennonite Reporter (23 February 1976): 3.
Penner, Peter. No Longer at Arm's Length: Mennonite Brethren Church Planting in Canada. Winnipeg, MB: Kindred Press, 1987.
Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers. 1975: 167.
Archival RecordsCentre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg, MB: Volume 337.
Address: 2348 Dunmore Rd. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2A2
Crestwood Mennonite Brethren Church Ministers
|Elmer Thiessen (interim)||1982|
Crestwood Mennonite Brethren Church Membership
|Date Published||March 2012|
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