Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

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Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship, September 2017.
Photo: Bert Friesen.

The Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship is a congregation that emerged as an initiative of members of the Winnipeg Bergthaler Mennonite Church (later known as Home Street Mennonite Church) and persons moving to live in the Fort Garry area. It began services in 1966 in the Fort Garry area of Winnipeg and the group formally organized in 1967. The language of worship was English. The Fellowship met in rented facilities at Canadian Nazarene College until 1981 and then at Canadian Mennonite Bible College. In December 1984, the group moved into its newly constructed meeting place at 150 Bayridge Avenue. A lay ministry team of non-salaried congregational leaders has served this congregation from its beginning.

Bibliography

Canadian Mennonite (6 September 1966): 12.

Mennonite Reporter (2 April 1984): 14; (18 February 1985): 14.

Loeppky, Ruth. "An Attempt to Understand Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1977, 25 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.

Church records at Mennonite Heritage Centre.

Additional Information

Address: 150 Bayridge Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5B5 (Co-ordinates 49.798056 -97.150833)

Phone: (204) 269-5095

Website: fgmf.org

Denominational Affiliations:

General Conference Mennonite Church, 1969-1999

Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada, 1969-

Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba / Mennonite Church Manitoba, 1969-


Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Leaders

Leader Years
Lawrence Klippenstein 1966-1968
Carl Heinrichs 1967-1968
Henry Epp 1969-1970, 1972-1973
Henry Loewen 1971, 1974-1979, 1982-1986
Adolf Ens 1980-1981, 1990
Winona Rempel 1983-1986
Bernie Wiebe 1984-1996
Ray Wahl 1991-1996
Pam Peters-Pries 1997-1998
Rob Nickel 1998-

Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Membership

Year Members
1975 59
1985 85
1995 156
2000 170


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Alf Redekopp
Date Published Sept 2017


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. "Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Sept 2017. Web. 20 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fort_Garry_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154282.

APA style

Epp, Marlene and Alf Redekopp. (Sept 2017). Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fort_Garry_Mennonite_Fellowship_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=154282.




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