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Griner Conservative Mennonite Church (formerly Griner Conservative Amish Mennonite Church), located two miles (three km) south of Middlebury, Elkhart County, Indiana, was organized in the spring of 1922 as a branch of the Townline congregation. The first meetinghouse was formerly a Lutheran church. In 1954 the membership was 192 with Manasseh Miller and Louis Kauffman as preachers, Fred Bontrager deacon, and Sam T. Eash bishop. In 2008 the membership was 286; the ministers were Harley D. Troyer, John M. Yoder and Robert Riegsecker. Griner is not affiliated with a conference.

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12418 County Road (CR) 20

Middlebury, Indiana  46540

(Corner of State Road 13 and County Road 20, 1 mile south of US 20)




Griner Conservative Mennonite Church

Author(s) Samuel T Eash
Date Published 1956

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Eash, Samuel T. "Griner Conservative Mennonite Church (Middlebury, Indiana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 May 2016.,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=81459.

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Eash, Samuel T. (1956). Griner Conservative Mennonite Church (Middlebury, Indiana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 May 2016, from,_Indiana,_USA)&oldid=81459.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 584. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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