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The Foraker United Missionary Church originated in 1890 when revivals were conducted in the Swoveland Schoolhouse, in Union Township, by such leaders in the Indiana Conference as [[Brenneman, Daniel (1834-1919)|Daniel Brenneman]] and [[Good, Andrew (1838-1918)|Andrew Good]]. A few years later, when the new village of Foraker was formed a mile and a half away with its post office and railway station, a church was built there, and a congregation organized in 1920. The total membership reported in 1952 was 73, with Jesse A. Beery serving as pastor.
 
The Foraker United Missionary Church originated in 1890 when revivals were conducted in the Swoveland Schoolhouse, in Union Township, by such leaders in the Indiana Conference as [[Brenneman, Daniel (1834-1919)|Daniel Brenneman]] and [[Good, Andrew (1838-1918)|Andrew Good]]. A few years later, when the new village of Foraker was formed a mile and a half away with its post office and railway station, a church was built there, and a congregation organized in 1920. The total membership reported in 1952 was 73, with Jesse A. Beery serving as pastor.
 
 
 
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The Foraker United Missionary Church originated in 1890 when revivals were conducted in the Swoveland Schoolhouse, in Union Township, by such leaders in the Indiana Conference as Daniel Brenneman and Andrew Good. A few years later, when the new village of Foraker was formed a mile and a half away with its post office and railway station, a church was built there, and a congregation organized in 1920. The total membership reported in 1952 was 73, with Jesse A. Beery serving as pastor.


Author(s) J. A Huffman
Date Published 1956


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Huffman, J. A. "Foraker United Missionary Church (Foraker, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Foraker_United_Missionary_Church_(Foraker,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=80887.

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Huffman, J. A. (1956). Foraker United Missionary Church (Foraker, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Foraker_United_Missionary_Church_(Foraker,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=80887.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 351. All rights reserved.


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