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The Fernheim Bible Institute, Filadelfia, Chaco, Paraguay, was opened in March 1956, with the assistance of the Mennonite Brethren Board of General Welfare of North America, with a faculty of six, G. H. Sukkau of Yarrow, British Columbia, serving as principal. Its purpose was to train ministers, mission workers, and Sunday-school workers for witness and service in South America, primarily for the Mennonite Brethren Church.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956

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Bender, Harold S. "Fernheim Bible Institute (Filadelfia, Boquerón Department, Paraguay)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 Jun 2017.,_Boquer%C3%B3n_Department,_Paraguay)&oldid=113003.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Fernheim Bible Institute (Filadelfia, Boquerón Department, Paraguay). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 June 2017, from,_Boquer%C3%B3n_Department,_Paraguay)&oldid=113003.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 325. All rights reserved.

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