Nutana Park Mennonite Church began when First Mennonite Church in Saskatoon decided in 1963 to establish a congregation in the Nutana Park area of Saskatoon. Part of the implementation of that decision was to build a meeting house in the Nutana Park area. In 1965 the meeting house was completed, and in 1966 the congregation was formally organized with 106 charter members. Jake Nickel is considered the founding leader of the group.
The language of worship is English; the transition from German occurred in the 1960s.
Canadian Mennonite (15 October 1963): 1.
Enns, Gordon. "Nutana Park Mennonite Church 1960-1981." Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1982, 16 pp. Mennonite Heritage Centre.
Mennonite Reporter (23 June 1975): 14; (11 January 1993): 9.
Patkau, Esther. First Mennonite Church in Saskatoon, 1923-1982. Saskatoon, SK: First Mennonite Church, 1982, 319 pp.
Archival Records:Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg, MB: Volumes 75-76, 1942, 2607, 2748, 3262, 3910, 4450, 4821.
Address: 1701 Ruth Street East, Saskatoon SK S7J 0L7
Website: Nutana Park Mennonite Church
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan (1966-present)
Conference of Mennonites in Canada / Mennonite Church Canada (1966-present)
General Conference Mennonite Church (1968-1999)
Nutana Park Mennonite Church Ministers
|Joan and Ed Pries||1984-1985|
|Ken Bechtel (interim)||2006-2007|
|Patrick Preheim (co-pastor)||2007-present|
|Anita Retzlaff (co-pastor)||2007-present|
Nutana Park Mennonite Church Membership
|Date Published||July 2010|
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Epp, Marlene. "Nutana Park Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2010. Web. 30 Jul 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nutana_Park_Mennonite_Church_(Saskatoon,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=112622.
Epp, Marlene. (July 2010). Nutana Park Mennonite Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nutana_Park_Mennonite_Church_(Saskatoon,_Saskatchewan,_Canada)&oldid=112622.
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