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Rawlinsville Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]]), a member of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]], began in 1929 under the ministry of the Byerland-New Danville District when it leased the old Muddy Run Presbyterian meetinghouse which had been a Presbyterian center 1742-1916. In 1948 a new brick church was built by the District and the Mission Board. In 1958 David N. Thomas was bishop, and John Miller minister, assisted by Amos M. Hess; the membership numbered 61. A few [[Puerto Rico|Puerto Rican]] families (four of whom are members) are included in this community, served by the County Migrant Pastor.
 
Rawlinsville Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Church]]), a member of the [[Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Lancaster Conference]], began in 1929 under the ministry of the Byerland-New Danville District when it leased the old Muddy Run Presbyterian meetinghouse which had been a Presbyterian center 1742-1916. In 1948 a new brick church was built by the District and the Mission Board. In 1958 David N. Thomas was bishop, and John Miller minister, assisted by Amos M. Hess; the membership numbered 61. A few [[Puerto Rico|Puerto Rican]] families (four of whom are members) are included in this community, served by the County Migrant Pastor.
 
 
 
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Rawlinsville Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), a member of the Lancaster Conference, began in 1929 under the ministry of the Byerland-New Danville District when it leased the old Muddy Run Presbyterian meetinghouse which had been a Presbyterian center 1742-1916. In 1948 a new brick church was built by the District and the Mission Board. In 1958 David N. Thomas was bishop, and John Miller minister, assisted by Amos M. Hess; the membership numbered 61. A few Puerto Rican families (four of whom are members) are included in this community, served by the County Migrant Pastor.


Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1959


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Landis, Ira D. "Rawlinsville Mennonite Church (Rawlinsville, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 19 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rawlinsville_Mennonite_Church_(Rawlinsville,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=84335.

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Landis, Ira D. (1959). Rawlinsville Mennonite Church (Rawlinsville, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rawlinsville_Mennonite_Church_(Rawlinsville,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=84335.




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