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[[File:LehighMBChurch1950.jpg|400px|thumbnail|''Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church, ca. 1947-1952.<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/186/rec/111 Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies]''.]]
 
Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church at [[Lehigh (Kansas, USA)|Lehigh]], Marion County, Kansas, a member of the [[Southern District of Mennonite Brethren Churches (United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches)|Southern District Conference]], was organized 27 August, 1884 under the leadership of [[Dyck, David (1846-1933)|David Dyck]]. The membership fluctuated from 100 in 1890, 23 in 1892, 42 in 1897, 100 in 1928, to 52 in 1953. Anna Enns, a missionary to Africa, was ordained in 1945. Ministers who served the congregation were Jacob B. Wiens, Cornelius Knaak, Jacob J. Harder, A. J. Boese, Gerhard Bartel, John A. Nickel, John A. Harder, Jacob J. Kroeker, G. A. Flaming, William Neufeld, and P. R. Lange.
 
Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church at [[Lehigh (Kansas, USA)|Lehigh]], Marion County, Kansas, a member of the [[Southern District of Mennonite Brethren Churches (United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches)|Southern District Conference]], was organized 27 August, 1884 under the leadership of [[Dyck, David (1846-1933)|David Dyck]]. The membership fluctuated from 100 in 1890, 23 in 1892, 42 in 1897, 100 in 1928, to 52 in 1953. Anna Enns, a missionary to Africa, was ordained in 1945. Ministers who served the congregation were Jacob B. Wiens, Cornelius Knaak, Jacob J. Harder, A. J. Boese, Gerhard Bartel, John A. Nickel, John A. Harder, Jacob J. Kroeker, G. A. Flaming, William Neufeld, and P. R. Lange.
  
 
In 1955 the Lehigh congregation was amalgamated with the [[Gnadenau Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Church (Hillsboro, Kansas, USA)|Gnadenau congregation]] of the [[Krimmer Mennonite Brethren|Krimmer Mennonite Brethren]] Conference; the combined congregation in 1957 was operating as the [[Gnadenau Mennonite Brethren Church (Hillsboro, Kansas, USA)|Gnadenau Mennonite Brethren Church]], with a membership of about 200. Franklin Jost was the pastor in 1957.
 
In 1955 the Lehigh congregation was amalgamated with the [[Gnadenau Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Church (Hillsboro, Kansas, USA)|Gnadenau congregation]] of the [[Krimmer Mennonite Brethren|Krimmer Mennonite Brethren]] Conference; the combined congregation in 1957 was operating as the [[Gnadenau Mennonite Brethren Church (Hillsboro, Kansas, USA)|Gnadenau Mennonite Brethren Church]], with a membership of about 200. Franklin Jost was the pastor in 1957.
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[[Southern District of Mennonite Brethren Churches (United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches)|Southern District of Mennonite Brethren Churches]]
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[[General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches]]
 
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Latest revision as of 07:50, 16 March 2014

Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church, ca. 1947-1952.
Creator: Henry J. Wiens (1885-1975)
Digitized by Hiebert Library. Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies
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Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church at Lehigh, Marion County, Kansas, a member of the Southern District Conference, was organized 27 August, 1884 under the leadership of David Dyck. The membership fluctuated from 100 in 1890, 23 in 1892, 42 in 1897, 100 in 1928, to 52 in 1953. Anna Enns, a missionary to Africa, was ordained in 1945. Ministers who served the congregation were Jacob B. Wiens, Cornelius Knaak, Jacob J. Harder, A. J. Boese, Gerhard Bartel, John A. Nickel, John A. Harder, Jacob J. Kroeker, G. A. Flaming, William Neufeld, and P. R. Lange.

In 1955 the Lehigh congregation was amalgamated with the Gnadenau congregation of the Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Conference; the combined congregation in 1957 was operating as the Gnadenau Mennonite Brethren Church, with a membership of about 200. Franklin Jost was the pastor in 1957.

Additional Information

Denominational Affiliations:

Southern District of Mennonite Brethren Churches

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches


Author(s) P. C Hiebert
Date Published 1957


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Hiebert, P. C. "Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church (Lehigh, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 17 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lehigh_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Lehigh,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=115843.

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Hiebert, P. C. (1957). Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Church (Lehigh, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lehigh_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Lehigh,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=115843.




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