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The Mill Creek Union Church was located in the village of Hamburg two miles west of Luray, Page County, Virginia. This old weatherboarded log church, still standing in 1956, was built around 1800, The land was given by Joseph Mauck, a Mennonite, and the church built on it was to be open to all orthodox denominations. Mennonite preachers in Rookingham County held infrequent services here for a rapidly declining membership in Page County during the 19th century. For a number of years Mennonites and other interested parries held an annual <em>[[Harmonia Sacra|Harmonia Sacra]]</em> singing in this ancient church.
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The Mill Creek Union Church was located in the village of Hamburg two miles west of Luray, Page County, Virginia. This old weatherboarded log church, still standing in 1956, was built around 1800, The land was given by Joseph Mauck, a Mennonite, and the church built on it was to be open to all orthodox denominations. Mennonite preachers in Rookingham County held infrequent services here for a rapidly declining membership in Page County during the 19th century. For a number of years Mennonites and other interested parries held an annual <em>[[Harmonia Sacra|Harmonia Sacra]]</em> singing in this ancient church.
 
 
 
 
 
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The Mill Creek Union Church was located in the village of Hamburg two miles west of Luray, Page County, Virginia. This old weatherboarded log church, still standing in 1956, was built around 1800, The land was given by Joseph Mauck, a Mennonite, and the church built on it was to be open to all orthodox denominations. Mennonite preachers in Rookingham County held infrequent services here for a rapidly declining membership in Page County during the 19th century. For a number of years Mennonites and other interested parries held an annual Harmonia Sacra singing in this ancient church.


Author(s) Harry A Brunk
Date Published 1957


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Brunk, Harry A. "Mill Creek Union Church (Luray, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mill_Creek_Union_Church_(Luray,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=89968.

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Brunk, Harry A. (1957). Mill Creek Union Church (Luray, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mill_Creek_Union_Church_(Luray,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=89968.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 690. All rights reserved.


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