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Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), [[Wichita (Kansas, USA)|Wichita]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], is a member of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District Conference]]. In June 1928 [[Krehbiel, Christian Emmanuel (1869-1948)|C. E. Krehbiel]] gathered some interested people to consider the formation of a [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] church in Wichita.  A year later Arnold Funk was placed here as a worker under the mission committee. In 1932 a house was built and dedicated to serve as a church, and a congregation was organized with 17 charter members. In 1951 a stone and brick church was built, the first building having been converted into a parsonage. In 1954 the church had 311 members. Pastors who have served the church as of 1954 are Arnold Funk, C. E. Krehbiel, Olin Krehbiel, S. M. Musselman, E. D. Schmidt, P. E. Frantz, J. H. Langenwalter, and George S. Stoneback. In 2008 the membership was 374; the pastors were Lois M. Harder and Thomas L. Harder.
 
Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), [[Wichita (Kansas, USA)|Wichita]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], is a member of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District Conference]]. In June 1928 [[Krehbiel, Christian Emmanuel (1869-1948)|C. E. Krehbiel]] gathered some interested people to consider the formation of a [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] church in Wichita.  A year later Arnold Funk was placed here as a worker under the mission committee. In 1932 a house was built and dedicated to serve as a church, and a congregation was organized with 17 charter members. In 1951 a stone and brick church was built, the first building having been converted into a parsonage. In 1954 the church had 311 members. Pastors who have served the church as of 1954 are Arnold Funk, C. E. Krehbiel, Olin Krehbiel, S. M. Musselman, E. D. Schmidt, P. E. Frantz, J. H. Langenwalter, and George S. Stoneback. In 2008 the membership was 374; the pastors were Lois M. Harder and Thomas L. Harder.
 
 
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 655 South Lorraine Street, Wichita, Kansas
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 655 South Lorraine Street, Wichita, Kansas
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[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
 
[http://www.mennoniteusa.org/ Mennonite Church USA]
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas)|Map:Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas)]]
 
[[Map:Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas)|Map:Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas)]]
 
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Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church USA), Wichita, Kansas, is a member of the Western District Conference. In June 1928 C. E. Krehbiel gathered some interested people to consider the formation of a General Conference Mennonite church in Wichita.  A year later Arnold Funk was placed here as a worker under the mission committee. In 1932 a house was built and dedicated to serve as a church, and a congregation was organized with 17 charter members. In 1951 a stone and brick church was built, the first building having been converted into a parsonage. In 1954 the church had 311 members. Pastors who have served the church as of 1954 are Arnold Funk, C. E. Krehbiel, Olin Krehbiel, S. M. Musselman, E. D. Schmidt, P. E. Frantz, J. H. Langenwalter, and George S. Stoneback. In 2008 the membership was 374; the pastors were Lois M. Harder and Thomas L. Harder.

Additional Information

Address: 655 South Lorraine Street, Wichita, Kansas

Phone: 316-682-4555

Website: Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church

Denominational Affiliations:

Western District Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Maps

Map:Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas)


Author(s) George S Stoneback
Date Published 1957


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Stoneback, George S. "Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lorraine_Avenue_Mennonite_Church_(Wichita,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=83365.

APA style

Stoneback, George S. (1957). Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church (Wichita, Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lorraine_Avenue_Mennonite_Church_(Wichita,_Kansas,_USA)&oldid=83365.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, pp. 396-396. All rights reserved.


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