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Zion Mennonite Church (General Conference Mennonite; correct name "Mennonite Zion Church"), located 3½ miles (5 km) south of Arena, Burleigh County, ND, a member of the Northern District Conference, was organized in 1908. The services were held in schoolhouses until 1925 then a school building was bought, removed to the present site and remodeled into a church. In 1956 it was enlarged to seat 80. The first pastor was Sam Preheim in 1910. In 1957 the membership was 38, with Peter B. Loewen as pastor.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959

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Bender, Harold S. "Zion Mennonite Church (Arena, North Dakota, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 28 Apr 2016.,_North_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=79037.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Zion Mennonite Church (Arena, North Dakota, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 April 2016, from,_North_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=79037.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1032. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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