Gingrichs Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA) is a member of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference, and is located a few miles south of Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, on a beautiful knoll, with a walled cemetery near by. The first church, built in 1792, served the congregation until 1920, when a larger brick church was built on the same site. Lebanon County had some of the overflow from Lancaster County in the latter half of the 18th century and again in the mid-20th cencutry, almost replacing the descendants of the earlier settlers. The first Sunday school was held in 1893. In 1954 the congregation was under the care of Simon G. Bucher as bishop, Daniel D. Wert and Elmer Showalter as ministers, and Harold Frey as deacon; the church membership was 64. In 2007 the membership was 270; the interim pastoral leader was Rick Conrad.
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Address: 100 Forney Road, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Website: Gingrichs Mennonite Church
|Author(s)||Ira D Landis|
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Landis, Ira D. "Gingrichs Mennonite Church (Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 Apr 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gingrichs_Mennonite_Church_(Lebanon,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=116301.
Landis, Ira D. (1956). Gingrichs Mennonite Church (Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 April 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gingrichs_Mennonite_Church_(Lebanon,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=116301.
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