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Valley View Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Conference]]), located 20 miles west of Broadway, Rockingham County, Virginia, is a member of the Northern District of the [[Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Vir­ginia Mennonite Conference]].   Rural work was begun in this community about 1880-85 by the Northern District ministers, in schoolhouses and in the Caplingers Chapel (United Brethren) near by. In 1922 a frame church was built to accommodate the growing con­gregation. Preaching services are held twice a month and Sunday school every Sunday. The 1957 mem­bership was 92. Ray Emswiler was pastor.
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<strong>Address</strong>: 21806 Criders Road, Criders, VA 22820-2064
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[[File:ValleyViewMennoniteChurchCriders2012.jpg|400px|thumbnail|Valley View Mennonite Church, Criders, Virginia, 2012.<br />Source: Mennonite Archives of Virginia.]]
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Valley View Mennonite Church ([[Mennonite Church (MC)|Mennonite Conference]]), located 20 miles west of Broadway, Rockingham County, Virginia, is a member of the Northern District of the [[Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Vir­ginia Mennonite Conference]].   Rural work was begun in this community about 1880-85 by the Northern District ministers, in schoolhouses and in the Caplingers Chapel (United Brethren) near by. In 1922 a frame church was built to accommodate the growing con­gregation. Preaching services are held twice a month and Sunday school every Sunday.  
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The 1957 mem­bership was 92. Ray Emswiler was pastor. In 2014 membership was 66 and the minister was H. Michael Shenk III.
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'''Address''': PO Box 20, Criders, VA 22820-0020
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<strong>Location</strong>: 21806 Criders Road, Criders, Virginia
  
 
<strong>Phone</strong>: 540-852-9338
 
<strong>Phone</strong>: 540-852-9338
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[http://virginiaconference.org/ Virginia Mennonite Conference]
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Valley View Mennonite Church, Criders, Virginia, 2012.
Source: Mennonite Archives of Virginia.

Valley View Mennonite Church (Mennonite Conference), located 20 miles west of Broadway, Rockingham County, Virginia, is a member of the Northern District of the Vir­ginia Mennonite Conference.   Rural work was begun in this community about 1880-85 by the Northern District ministers, in schoolhouses and in the Caplingers Chapel (United Brethren) near by. In 1922 a frame church was built to accommodate the growing con­gregation. Preaching services are held twice a month and Sunday school every Sunday.

The 1957 mem­bership was 92. Ray Emswiler was pastor. In 2014 membership was 66 and the minister was H. Michael Shenk III.

Additional Information

Address: PO Box 20, Criders, VA 22820-0020

Location: 21806 Criders Road, Criders, Virginia

Phone: 540-852-9338

Denominational Affiliation:

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA


Author(s) Timothy Showalter
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

MLA style

Showalter, Timothy. "Valley View Mennonite Church (Criders, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Valley_View_Mennonite_Church_(Criders,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=117384.

APA style

Showalter, Timothy. (1959). Valley View Mennonite Church (Criders, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Valley_View_Mennonite_Church_(Criders,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=117384.




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