Pleasant View Church (Arcola, Illinois, USA)

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The Pleasant View Church in Arcola, Illinois, USA was established in 1958. The congregation started when a group of Arthur-area Old Order Amish desired a more scriptural emphasis in teaching, and the use of automobiles.

In 2017 the church was a member of the Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship and had a membership of 70. The bishop was Howard Kuhns, and the ministers were Wesley Yoder and Matthew Bontrager.


Anderson, Cory. The Amish-Mennonites of North America: a portrait of our people. Medina, New York: Ridgeway Publishing, 2012: 154.

Mennonite Church directory (2017): 46.

Yoder, Elmer S. The Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship Churches. Hartville, Ohio: Diakonia Ministries, 1987: 315-316.

Additional Information

Address: 155 N County Road 300 E, Arcola, Illinois



Denominational Affiliations:

Beachy Amish Mennonite Fellowship


Pleasant View Church

Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published February 2018

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