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[[File:Line-Lexington-Mennonite-Church-1907.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Line Lexington Mennonite Church, 1907.  
 
[[File:Line-Lexington-Mennonite-Church-1907.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Line Lexington Mennonite Church, 1907.  
  
Photo from postcard by Zeigler, Souderton, Pennsylvania.  
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Photo from postcard by Zeigler, Souderton, Pennsylvania. '']]    The Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located at Line Lexington, [[Bucks County (Pennsylvania, USA)|Bucks County]], [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], in the Delaware Valley, 25 miles (40 km) north of [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]], is a member of the [[Franconia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Franconia Mennonite Conference]] and dates back to colonial times. There is a record of land purchased by four trustees in 1752, with a log meetinghouse as the first church building. The first known minister and bishop was David Ruth, 1796. The church was incorporated in 1836-1837. It has gradually changed from a rural to an urban status. The membership in 1956 was 194; the bishop was Arthur D. Ruth, and Claude B. Meyers and Merle R. Ruth the ministers. The membership in 2010 was 264; the senior pastor was Lowell H. Delp.
 
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'']]    The Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located at Line Lexington, [[Bucks County (Pennsylvania, USA)|Bucks County]], [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], in the Delaware Valley, 25 miles (40 km) north of [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]], is a member of the [[Franconia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Franconia Mennonite Conference]] and dates back to colonial times. There is a record of land purchased by four trustees in 1752, with a log meetinghouse as the first church building. The first known minister and bishop was David Ruth, 1796. The church was incorporated in 1836-1837. It has gradually changed from a rural to an urban status. The membership in 1956 was 194; the bishop was Arthur D. Ruth, and Claude B. Meyers and Merle R. Ruth the ministers. The membership in 2010 was 264; the senior pastor was Lowell H. Delp.
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= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 80 Hilltown Pike, PO Box 217, Line Lexington  PA   18932-9612
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 80 Hilltown Pike, PO Box 217, Line Lexington  PA   18932-9612
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<strong>Denominational Affiliations</strong>:
 
<strong>Denominational Affiliations</strong>:
  
[http://www.franconiaconference.org/ Franconia Mennonite Conference &lt;br/&gt;]
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[http://www.franconiaconference.org/ Franconia Mennonite Conference
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[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
 
[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]

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Line Lexington Mennonite Church, 1907. Photo from postcard by Zeigler, Souderton, Pennsylvania.
The Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), located at Line Lexington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the Delaware Valley, 25 miles (40 km) north of Philadelphia, is a member of the Franconia Mennonite Conference and dates back to colonial times. There is a record of land purchased by four trustees in 1752, with a log meetinghouse as the first church building. The first known minister and bishop was David Ruth, 1796. The church was incorporated in 1836-1837. It has gradually changed from a rural to an urban status. The membership in 1956 was 194; the bishop was Arthur D. Ruth, and Claude B. Meyers and Merle R. Ruth the ministers. The membership in 2010 was 264; the senior pastor was Lowell H. Delp.

Additional Information

Address: 80 Hilltown Pike, PO Box 217, Line Lexington  PA   18932-9612

Phone: 215-822-0446

Line Lexington Mennonite Church website

Denominational Affiliations:

[http://www.franconiaconference.org/ Franconia Mennonite Conference

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Mennonite Church USA

Maps

Map:Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Line Lexington, Pennsylvania)


Author(s) Arthur D Ruth
Date Published 1957


Cite This Article

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Ruth, Arthur D. "Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Line Lexington, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Line_Lexington_Mennonite_Church_(Line_Lexington,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=95811.

APA style

Ruth, Arthur D. (1957). Line Lexington Mennonite Church (Line Lexington, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Line_Lexington_Mennonite_Church_(Line_Lexington,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=95811.




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