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The Whitemouth Church of God in Christ, Mennonite congregation at Whitemouth, MB began services in 1945. The first building was occupied in 1951, with a subsequent building program in 1960. Martin P. Barkman is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through colonization from Greenland Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.

In 1960 there were 45 members; in 1985 180; in 2000, 135. The congregation has been affiliated with the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.

The congregation's address is Whitemouth, MB, R0E 2G0. (204) 348-2555. The church is located 5 km northwest of Elma. Minister Ed Friesen served in 2001 as a non-salaried congregational leader. The congregation also operates Riverside School.

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Histories of the Congregations of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. Ste. Anne, Man.: Gospel Publishers, 1975, 314 pp.


Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Marlene Epp
Date Published December 1986


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Gingerich, Melvin and Marlene Epp. "Whitemouth Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Whitemouth, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 1986. Web. 25 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Whitemouth_Church_of_God_in_Christ,_Mennonite_(Whitemouth,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=78806.

APA style

Gingerich, Melvin and Marlene Epp. (December 1986). Whitemouth Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Whitemouth, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Whitemouth_Church_of_God_in_Christ,_Mennonite_(Whitemouth,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=78806.




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