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Kronsgart, MB. Located north of Winkler. In 1950 there were 77 members; in 1965, 63. The congregation dissolved in 1973. It had been affiliated with the [[Manitoba Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba]], the [[Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]] and the General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. The language of worship was German.
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The congregation began services and formally organized in 1896 with Jacob Heide as leader. The first building was occupied in 1920 with a subsequent building program in 1954. The congregation originated through outreach by the [[Winkler Mennonite Brethren Church (Winkler, Manitoba, Canada)|Winkler Mennonite Brethren Church]] and the movement of some of that church's members to the Kronsgart area to farm.
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[[File:KronsgartMBChurch1951.jpg|400px|thumbnail|''Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church, 1951.<br />
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Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)<br />
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Digitized by Hiebert Library. [http://callimachus.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15008coll27/id/59/rec/104 Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies]''.]]
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Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church in Kronsgart, Manitoba began services and formally organized in 1896 with Jacob Heide as leader. The first building was occupied in 1920 with a subsequent building program in 1954. The congregation originated through outreach by the [[Winkler Mennonite Brethren Church (Winkler, Manitoba, Canada)|Winkler Mennonite Brethren Church]] and the movement of some of that church's members to the Kronsgart area to farm. The congregation dissolved in 1973. The language of worship was German.
  
 
Congregational leaders prior to 1955 included Jacob B. Penner, J. J. Buller, P. Shultz, G. Klassen, John J. Neufeld and A. A. Hyde.
 
Congregational leaders prior to 1955 included Jacob B. Penner, J. J. Buller, P. Shultz, G. Klassen, John J. Neufeld and A. A. Hyde.
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= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Toews, John A. <em>A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers</em>. Fresno, CA, 1975: 156.
 
Toews, John A. <em>A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers</em>. Fresno, CA, 1975: 156.
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=== Archival Records ===
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= Additional Information =
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'''Denominational Affiliations''':
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[[Manitoba Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba]]
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[[Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches|Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]]
  
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[[General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]]
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=== Kronsgart MB Church Membership ===
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| 1950 || align="right" | 77
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| 1965 || align="right" | 63
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[http://www.mbconf.ca/mbstudies/index.en.html Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies].
 
[http://www.mbconf.ca/mbstudies/index.en.html Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies].
 
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[[Category:Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Congregations]]
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[[Category:General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Congregations]]
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Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church, 1951.
Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)
Digitized by Hiebert Library. Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies
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Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church in Kronsgart, Manitoba began services and formally organized in 1896 with Jacob Heide as leader. The first building was occupied in 1920 with a subsequent building program in 1954. The congregation originated through outreach by the Winkler Mennonite Brethren Church and the movement of some of that church's members to the Kronsgart area to farm. The congregation dissolved in 1973. The language of worship was German.

Congregational leaders prior to 1955 included Jacob B. Penner, J. J. Buller, P. Shultz, G. Klassen, John J. Neufeld and A. A. Hyde.

After dissolution the church building was moved to Winkler Bible Institute for use as a chapel and library.

[edit] Bibliography

Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church: Pilgrims and Pioneers. Fresno, CA, 1975: 156.

[edit] Archival Records

[edit] Additional Information

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

[edit] Kronsgart MB Church Membership

Year Members
1950 77
1965 63

Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies.


Author(s) H. H. Redekop
Marlene Epp
Date Published February 1989


[edit] Cite This Article

MLA style

Redekop, H. H. and Marlene Epp. "Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church (Kronsgart, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 1989. Web. 10 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kronsgart_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Kronsgart,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=115822.

APA style

Redekop, H. H. and Marlene Epp. (February 1989). Kronsgart Mennonite Brethren Church (Kronsgart, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kronsgart_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Kronsgart,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=115822.




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