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'']]    On 1 July 1961 a group of about 100 people met in the old town hall at [[Waldheim (Saskatchewan, Canada)|Waldheim]], [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]] which they had recently purchased. They formed a congregation named "Grace Mennonite Mission Church." Two months later on 6 September they replaced the old town hall with a more functional building which they moved onto a new basement. At the 29 December 1961 annual meeting of the [[Zoar Mennonite Church (Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada)|Zoar Waldheim Mennonite Church]], 60 Zoar members withdrew from their congregation to join the new Grace Mennonite Mission Church. John A. Block served as pastor of the congregation. The Grace Mennonite Mission Church closed in 1992.
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Photo by Victor G. Wiebe. '']]    On 1 July 1961 a group of about 100 people met in the old town hall at [[Waldheim (Saskatchewan, Canada)|Waldheim]], [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]] which they had recently purchased. They formed a congregation named "Grace Mennonite Mission Church." Two months later on 6 September they replaced the old town hall with a more functional building which they moved onto a new basement. At the 29 December 1961 annual meeting of the [[Zoar Mennonite Church (Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada)|Zoar Waldheim Mennonite Church]], 60 Zoar members withdrew from their congregation to join the new Grace Mennonite Mission Church. John A. Block served as pastor of the congregation. The Grace Mennonite Mission Church closed in 1992.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Schmidt, Ed. "Waldheim Zoar Mennonite Church: a History." Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan. Web. 2 February 2013. [http://mhss.sk.ca/CH/ZOAR-100th-Anniversary-history.pdf http://mhss.sk.ca/CH/ZOAR-100th-Anniversary-history.pdf].
 
Schmidt, Ed. "Waldheim Zoar Mennonite Church: a History." Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan. Web. 2 February 2013. [http://mhss.sk.ca/CH/ZOAR-100th-Anniversary-history.pdf http://mhss.sk.ca/CH/ZOAR-100th-Anniversary-history.pdf].
 
 
 
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Sign of the Grace Mennonite Mission Church. Photo by Victor G. Wiebe. 
On 1 July 1961 a group of about 100 people met in the old town hall at Waldheim, Saskatchewan which they had recently purchased. They formed a congregation named "Grace Mennonite Mission Church." Two months later on 6 September they replaced the old town hall with a more functional building which they moved onto a new basement. At the 29 December 1961 annual meeting of the Zoar Waldheim Mennonite Church, 60 Zoar members withdrew from their congregation to join the new Grace Mennonite Mission Church. John A. Block served as pastor of the congregation. The Grace Mennonite Mission Church closed in 1992.

[edit] Bibliography

Schmidt, Ed. "Waldheim Zoar Mennonite Church: a History." Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan. Web. 2 February 2013. http://mhss.sk.ca/CH/ZOAR-100th-Anniversary-history.pdf.


Author(s) Victor G Wiebe
Date Published February 2013


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Wiebe, Victor G. "Grace Mennonite Mission Church (Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 19 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Mission_Church_(Waldheim,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=94907.

APA style

Wiebe, Victor G. (February 2013). Grace Mennonite Mission Church (Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Grace_Mennonite_Mission_Church_(Waldheim,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=94907.




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