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Gospel Witness to Israel Mission ([[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]]) at Winnipeg, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded January 1948 by Jacob Pankratz and his wife, who had done mission work among Jews in [[Toronto (Ontario, Canada)|Toronto]], [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]]. In September 1948 the [[General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|General Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Church of North America]] took over the responsibility for this mission and delegated the work to its City Mission Committee for supervision and financial support. The chief work the Mission did among the 20,000 Jews of Winnipeg was house to house visitation, and distributing New Testaments and other literature.
 
Gospel Witness to Israel Mission ([[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]]) at Winnipeg, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded January 1948 by Jacob Pankratz and his wife, who had done mission work among Jews in [[Toronto (Ontario, Canada)|Toronto]], [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]]. In September 1948 the [[General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|General Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Church of North America]] took over the responsibility for this mission and delegated the work to its City Mission Committee for supervision and financial support. The chief work the Mission did among the 20,000 Jews of Winnipeg was house to house visitation, and distributing New Testaments and other literature.
 
 
 
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Gospel Witness to Israel Mission (Mennonite Brethren) at Winnipeg, Manitoba, was founded January 1948 by Jacob Pankratz and his wife, who had done mission work among Jews in Toronto, Ontario. In September 1948 the General Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Church of North America took over the responsibility for this mission and delegated the work to its City Mission Committee for supervision and financial support. The chief work the Mission did among the 20,000 Jews of Winnipeg was house to house visitation, and distributing New Testaments and other literature.


Author(s) John A Toews
Date Published 1956


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Toews, John A. "Gospel Witness to Israel Mission." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 29 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gospel_Witness_to_Israel_Mission&oldid=81321.

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Toews, John A. (1956). Gospel Witness to Israel Mission. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gospel_Witness_to_Israel_Mission&oldid=81321.




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