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Source: [http://www.mcsask.ca/churches/gracer.htm Mennonite Church Saskatchewan website]'']]
Source: [http://www.mcsask.ca/churches/gracer.htm Mennonite Church Saskatchewan website]'']]     2935 Pasqua St., Regina, SK S4S 2H4. (306) 584-2555. Located at corner of Pasqua and King's Rd. Co-pastors Karen and Terry Martens-Zimmerly served in 2002 as congregational leaders.  In 1965 there were 95 members; in 1975, 124; in 1985, 191; in 1995, 199; in 2000, 217. The congregation has been affiliated with [[Mennonite Church Saskatchewan|Mennonite Church Saskatchewan]] (1960-), [[Conference of Mennonites in Canada|Conference of Mennonites in Canada]] / Mennonite Church Canada (1960-) and General Conference Mennonite Church (1962-1999). The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1950s.
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Grace Mennonite Church began services in 1955, and formally organized in 1960. The first building was occupied in 1955, with a subsequent building addition in 1968. Paul I. Dyck is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through urbanization from rural [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]] and outreach by the conferences. The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1950s.
 
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The congregation began services in 1955, and formally organized in 1960. The first building was occupied in 1955, with a subsequent building addition in 1968. Paul I. Dyck is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through urbanization from rural [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]] and outreach by the conferences.
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In 1988 the congregation began a Chinese ministry when the congregation hired Pat Houmphan as Asian pastor. In 1997 Magdalena Widjaja was ordained as Chinese pastor to the Grace Mennonite Chinese Fellowship portion of the congregation.
 
In 1988 the congregation began a Chinese ministry when the congregation hired Pat Houmphan as Asian pastor. In 1997 Magdalena Widjaja was ordained as Chinese pastor to the Grace Mennonite Chinese Fellowship portion of the congregation.
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Wiens, Gerald M. "A History of the Grace Mennonite Church in Regina, Saskatchewan." Research paper, 1977, 11 pp. [http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/index.htm  Mennonite Heritage Centre.]
 
Wiens, Gerald M. "A History of the Grace Mennonite Church in Regina, Saskatchewan." Research paper, 1977, 11 pp. [http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/index.htm  Mennonite Heritage Centre.]
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= Additional Information =
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'''Address''': 2935 Pasqua Street, Regina, SK  S4S 2H4
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'''Phone''': 306-584-2555
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'''Website''': [http://www.gracemennonite.ca/ Grace Mennonite Church]
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'''Denominational Affiliations''':
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[[Mennonite Church Saskatchewan|Mennonite Church Saskatchewan]] (1960-present)
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[[Conference of Mennonites in Canada|Conference of Mennonites in Canada]] / Mennonite Church Canada (1960-present)
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General Conference Mennonite Church (1962-1999)
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=== Grace Mennonite Church Membership ===
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! Year !! Members
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| 1965 || align="right" | 95
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| 1975 || align="right" | 124
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| 1985 || align="right" | 191
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| 1995 || align="right" | 199
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| 2000 || align="right" | 217
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Revision as of 06:37, 17 November 2013

Grace Mennonite Church, Regina, SK
Source: Mennonite Church Saskatchewan website

Grace Mennonite Church began services in 1955, and formally organized in 1960. The first building was occupied in 1955, with a subsequent building addition in 1968. Paul I. Dyck is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through urbanization from rural Saskatchewan and outreach by the conferences. The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1950s.

In 1988 the congregation began a Chinese ministry when the congregation hired Pat Houmphan as Asian pastor. In 1997 Magdalena Widjaja was ordained as Chinese pastor to the Grace Mennonite Chinese Fellowship portion of the congregation.

In 1997 there were also Laotian and Hispanic fellowships within the congregation.

Grace Mennonite was originally known as Regina Mennonite Conference Mission and also as Victoria Avenue Mennonite Church.

Contents

Bibliography

Canadian Mennonite (5 August 1955): 1; (3 June 1960): 3; (4 June 1968): 11.

Mennonite Reporter (24 November 1980): 4; (29 April 1985): 11; (1 April 1991): B4; (20 April 1992): B1; (14 April 1997): 11.

One Foundation: The History of Grace Mennonite Church of Regina. 1980, 23 pp.

Wiens, Gerald M. "A History of the Grace Mennonite Church in Regina, Saskatchewan." Research paper, 1977, 11 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.

Additional Information

Address: 2935 Pasqua Street, Regina, SK S4S 2H4

Phone: 306-584-2555

Website: Grace Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Church Saskatchewan (1960-present)

Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1960-present)

General Conference Mennonite Church (1962-1999)

Grace Mennonite Church Membership

Year Members
1965 95
1975 124
1985 191
1995 199
2000 217


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Date Published February 1989


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Marlene. "Grace Mennonite Church (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 1989. Web. 21 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Regina,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=103522.

APA style

Epp, Marlene. (February 1989). Grace Mennonite Church (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Regina,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=103522.




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