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Moorepark [[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]] (MC) was established as an outpost of the [[Middlebury (Indiana, USA)|Middlebury]], Indiana, congregation (MC) in 1947. In 1955 the congregation became independent. The meetinghouse was purchased from a former Reformed congregation. At first the preaching was done by Wilbur Yoder, pastor of the sponsoring congregation, but in 1948 Etril Leinbach was ordained preacher; eight years later he became bishop. In 1958 the membership was 63, with Leinbach serving as pastor.
 
Moorepark [[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]] (MC) was established as an outpost of the [[Middlebury (Indiana, USA)|Middlebury]], Indiana, congregation (MC) in 1947. In 1955 the congregation became independent. The meetinghouse was purchased from a former Reformed congregation. At first the preaching was done by Wilbur Yoder, pastor of the sponsoring congregation, but in 1948 Etril Leinbach was ordained preacher; eight years later he became bishop. In 1958 the membership was 63, with Leinbach serving as pastor.
 
 
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 55701 Wilbur Road, Three Rivers MI 49093
 
<strong>Address</strong>: 55701 Wilbur Road, Three Rivers MI 49093
  
 
<strong>Phone</strong>: 269-279-2719
 
<strong>Phone</strong>: 269-279-2719
 
 
 
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Moorepark Mennonite Church (MC) was established as an outpost of the Middlebury, Indiana, congregation (MC) in 1947. In 1955 the congregation became independent. The meetinghouse was purchased from a former Reformed congregation. At first the preaching was done by Wilbur Yoder, pastor of the sponsoring congregation, but in 1948 Etril Leinbach was ordained preacher; eight years later he became bishop. In 1958 the membership was 63, with Leinbach serving as pastor.

Additional Information

Address: 55701 Wilbur Road, Three Rivers MI 49093

Phone: 269-279-2719


Author(s) J. C Wenger
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

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Wenger, J. C. "Moorepark Mennonite Church (Three Rivers, Michigan, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 2 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Moorepark_Mennonite_Church_(Three_Rivers,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=83570.

APA style

Wenger, J. C. (1959). Moorepark Mennonite Church (Three Rivers, Michigan, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Moorepark_Mennonite_Church_(Three_Rivers,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=83570.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1110. All rights reserved.


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