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The South Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church in Shafter, California was founded in 1955 as an outgrowth of the Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church.

In 1958 it had a membership of 43, with Jack Williams as temporary pastor.

The congregation closed in 1987. The Pacific District Conference Board of Home Missions took over the property and established a Spanish-language congregation in the facilities in 1987.

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[edit] Archival Records

Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Fresno, CA: Record Group CB532.

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Denominational Affiliation:

Pacific District Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

U. S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S. "South Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church (Shafter, California, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Shafter_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Shafter,_California,_USA)&oldid=125696.

APA style

Bender, Harold S. (1959). South Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church (Shafter, California, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Shafter_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Shafter,_California,_USA)&oldid=125696.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 588. All rights reserved.


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