Fincastle Mennonite Church (Fincastle, Virginia, USA)

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The Fincastle Mennonite Church in Fincastle, Virginia, USA begain in 2013 as an outreach of the Faith Mission Fellowship. Nine Beachy Amish families relocated to the Botetourt County area over the next 14 months. Several of the families were part of the Heritage Family Market.

For the first year the church used facilities made available by St. Marks Episcopal Church. In June 2014 the new congregation began to renovate the Lauderdale Community House into a church and school facility. Beginning in September 2014 the congregation used the facility for almost two years until it purchased the former Flatwoods Church of God of Prophecy building on Old Fincastle Road in summer 2016.

In 2019 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 34. The bishop was Timothy Weaver and the minister was Ralph L. Miller.

Bibliography

Benson, Cathy. "Fincastle Mennonite School opens in Lauderdale Community School." The Roanoke Times 30 October 2014. Web. 8 February 2018. http://www.roanoke.com/community/botetourt_view/fincastle-mennonite-school-opens-in-lauderdale-community-school/article_c66f22c4-eb88-524a-9cc5-4c45fd6fc9e8.html.

"Fincastle Mennonite School Fall Festival 2017." YouTube. 2017. Web. 15 April 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWlkMBfoZJs.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 42; (2019): 43.

Additional Information

Address: 2088 Old Fincastle Road, Fincastle, Virginia

Phone:

Website:

Denominational Affiliations:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship

Ordained Pastors at Fincastle Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Timothy Weaver
Bishop
2013-2017
2017-present
Ralph L. Miller 2013-present

Membership at Fincastle Mennonite Church

Year Membership
2015 23
2019 34

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Fincastle Mennonite Church


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published April 2019


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Steiner, Sam. "Fincastle Mennonite Church (Fincastle, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2019. Web. 24 May 2019. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fincastle_Mennonite_Church_(Fincastle,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=163883.

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Steiner, Sam. (April 2019). Fincastle Mennonite Church (Fincastle, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 May 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fincastle_Mennonite_Church_(Fincastle,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=163883.




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