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South Hill Church, 2010
Source: D. Giesbrecht

In the spring and summer of 2007, Vancouver Mennonite Brethren Church began discussions with the English language congregation of Pacific Grace MB Church to talk about ways in which the two congregations could plant a new congregation. A joint task force was formed in July and a proposal to merge was presented to both congregations on 16 September 2007. Formal approval was given by the leadership of both congregations on 30 September, and a name, South Hill, was selected on 5 November 2007.

After six years, the congregation voted to disband on 16 June 2013. The church also agreed at that time to turn the building over to Christ City, a new C2C church plant being birthed by Westside Church.

Mike Nishi served as pastor of the congregation from 2007 until 2013. Membership was 86 in 2010.

[edit] Bibliography

McMaster, Barrie. "Vancouver Church Closes, Bequeaths Building to New Plant." 5 July 2013. Web. 5 July 2013. http://www.mennonitebrethren.ca/news/vancouver-church-closes-bequeaths-building-to-new-plant/.

Nishi, Mike. "The tenth church plant of Pacific Grace MB Church: South Hill Church." Pacific Grace MB Church. 30 November 2007. http://www.pgmbc.com/FamilyChats.html?id=The+tenth+church+plant+of+Pacific+Grace+MB+Church%3A+South+Hill+Church-Pastor+Mike+Nishi (accessed 20 November 2009).

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Address: 5887 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver BC V5W 2X8.

Phone: 604-325-3313.

Website: South Hill MB Church

Denominational Affiliations:

British Columbia Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Churches (1937-2013) 

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1937-2013)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1937-2002)

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Map:South Hill MB Church, Vancouver, BC


Author(s) J. F. Redekop
Marlene Epp
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published July 2013



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Redekop, J. F., Marlene Epp and Richard D. Thiessen. "South Hill Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Hill_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=132509.

APA style

Redekop, J. F., Marlene Epp and Richard D. Thiessen. (July 2013). South Hill Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Hill_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=132509.




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