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Maple Grove Mennonite Church of Atglen (Mennonite Church USA), located at 549 Swan Road, Atglen, [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], is a member of the [[Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA|Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA]] (formerly it was part of the [[Ohio and Eastern Mennonite Conference (MC)|Ohio and Eastern Conference]]). It was organized as the Millwood congregation in 1882 with a membership of 124. The Maple Grove meetinghouse was built in 1909. The original church at [[Millwood Mennonite Church (Gap, Pennsylvania, USA)|Millwood]], a frame structure, was enlarged in 1935 to a seating capacity of 450. The Millwood and Maple Grove churches continued to function as one congregation until 1945, when the Millwood part withdrew to join the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Mennonite Conference]], while the Maple Grove Church continued under the Ohio and Eastern Conference. On 1 October 1954 the membership of the Maple Grove congregation was 418, with Aaron F. Stoltzfus, Abner G. Stoltzfus, and Calvin S. Kennel serving as ministers. In 2004 the membership was 239.
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Maple Grove Mennonite Church of Atglen (Mennonite Church USA), located at 549 Swan Road, Atglen, [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], is a member of the [[Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA|Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA ]] (formerly it was part of the [[Ohio and Eastern Mennonite Conference (MC)|Ohio and Eastern Conference]]). It was organized as the Millwood congregation in 1882 with a membership of 124. The Maple Grove meetinghouse was built in 1909. The original church at [[Millwood Mennonite Church (Gap, Pennsylvania, USA)|Millwood]], a frame structure, was enlarged in 1935 to a seating capacity of 450. The Millwood and Maple Grove churches continued to function as one congregation until 1945, when the Millwood part withdrew to join the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Mennonite Conference ]], while the Maple Grove Church continued under the Ohio and Eastern Conference. On 1 October 1954 the membership of the Maple Grove congregation was 418, with Aaron F. Stoltzfus, Abner G. Stoltzfus, and Calvin S. Kennel serving as ministers. In 2004 the membership was 239.
 
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Maple Grove Mennonite Church of Atglen (Mennonite Church USA), located at 549 Swan Road, Atglen, Pennsylvania, is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA (formerly it was part of the Ohio and Eastern Conference). It was organized as the Millwood congregation in 1882 with a membership of 124. The Maple Grove meetinghouse was built in 1909. The original church at Millwood, a frame structure, was enlarged in 1935 to a seating capacity of 450. The Millwood and Maple Grove churches continued to function as one congregation until 1945, when the Millwood part withdrew to join the Lancaster Mennonite Conference , while the Maple Grove Church continued under the Ohio and Eastern Conference. On 1 October 1954 the membership of the Maple Grove congregation was 418, with Aaron F. Stoltzfus, Abner G. Stoltzfus, and Calvin S. Kennel serving as ministers. In 2004 the membership was 239.


Author(s) Abner G Stoltzfus
Date Published 1957


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Stoltzfus, Abner G. "Maple Grove Mennonite Church of Atglen (Atglen, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 27 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maple_Grove_Mennonite_Church_of_Atglen_(Atglen,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=92571.

APA style

Stoltzfus, Abner G. (1957). Maple Grove Mennonite Church of Atglen (Atglen, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maple_Grove_Mennonite_Church_of_Atglen_(Atglen,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=92571.




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