Mennonite Church

The Mennonite Church was a bi-national (Canada and the USA) predecessor denomination to Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA. The Mennonite Church joined with the General Conference and the Conference of Mennonites in Canada to become Mennonite Church Canada. In the USA, the General Conference joined with the Mennonite Church to form Mennonite Church USA.

Mennonite Church General Conferences (1897-1971)
# Date Location Moderator
Prelminary 1897, Nov 1 Elida, Ohio J.N. Durr
1 1898, Nov. 2 Wakarusa, Indiana Daniel Kauffman
2 1900, Oct. 31 and Nov.1 Sterling, Illinois Daniel Kauffman
3 1902, November Elida, Ohio Daniel Kauffman
4 1905, November 16-18 Berlin, Ontario J.S. Shoemaker
5 1907, Nov. 13-14 Kokomo, Indiana D. J. Johns
6 1909, Oct. 27-29 West Liberty, Ohio J.S. Shoemaker
7 1911, Oct. 25-26 Johnstown, PA S.F. Coffman
8 1913, October 29 and 30th Kalona, Iowa D. D. Miller
9 1915, August 18-20 Archbold, Ohio D. H. Bender
10 1917, Aug. 29-30 Yellow Creek, IN E.L. Frey
11 1919, August 27-29 Harrisonburg, Virginia S. G. Shetler
12 1921, August 24-26 Garden City, Missouri S. C. Yoder
13 1923, August 29-31 Ontario, Canada J. A. Ressler
14 1925, Aug. 26-28 Eureka, Ill Simon Gingerich
15 1927, Aug. 24-26 Belleville, PA A. I. Yoder
16 1929, August 28-30 Goshen, Indiana D. A. Yoder
17 1931, August 26-28 Archbold, Ohio S. E. Allgyer
18 1933, August 23, 24 Hesston, Kansas S. F. Coffman
19 1935, August 27-29 Kitchener, Ontario Daniel Kauffman
20 1937, August 25-27 Turner, Oregon Simon Gingerich
21 1939, August 23-25 Allensville, Pennsylvania Abner G. Yoder
22 1941, August 25-29 Wellman, Iowa H. A. Diener
23 1943, August 18-24 Goshen, Indiana Milo Kauffman
Special 1944, August 15-18 Goshen, Indiana Allen H. Erb
24 1946, Aug. 21-23 Souderton, PA Allen H. Erb
25 1947, August 26-29 Wooster, Ohio Allen H. Erb
26 1949, August 23- Harrisonburg, Virginia John L. Stauffer
27 1951, August 21-24 Goshen, Indiana Oscar Burkholder
28 1953, August 26-30 Kitchener, Ontario Paul Mininger
29 1955, August 23- Hesston Kansas A. J. Metzler
30 1957, August 25-27 Harrisonburg, Virginia Truman H. Brunk
31 1959, August 25-27 Goshen, Indiana John C. Wenger
32 1961, August 22-25 Johnstown, PA Jesse B. Martin
33 1963, August 20-23 Kalona, Iowa John R. Mumaw
34 1965, August 24-27 Kidron, Ohio Roy S. Koch
35 1967, August 21-24 Lansdale, PA Harold E. Bauman
36 1969, August 15-19 Turner, Oregon John R. Mumaw
37 1971, August 16 Kitchener, Ontario Paul Mininger
Mennonite Church General [constitutional] Assemblies (1971-2001)
# Date Location Moderator
1 1971, Aug. 16-19 Kitchener, Ontario John M. Drescher
2 1973, Aug. 8-11 Harrisonburg, Virgnia A. Don Augsburger
3 1975, Aug. 5-10 Eureka, Illinois Newton L. Gingrich
4 1977, June 18-24 Estes Park, Colorado Edward B. Stoltzfus
5 1979, Aug 11-16 Waterloo, Ontario Willis L. Breckbill
6 1981, Aug. 11-16 Bowling Green, Ohio Glendon Blosser
7 1983, Aug. 1-7 Bethlehem, Pennsyl. Ross T. Bender
8 1985, Aug. 9-14 Ames, Iowa Myron Augsburger
9 1987, July 7-12 West Lafayette, Indiana James M. Lapp
10 1989, Aug. 1-4 Normal, Illinois Ralph Lebold
11 1991, July 30-Aug 3 Eugene, Oregon George R. Brunk III
12 1993, July 27-Aug 1 Philadelphia, Pennsyl. David Mann
13 1995, July 25-30 Wichita, Kansas Donella Clemens
14 1997, July 29-Aug 2 Orlando, Florida Owen Burkholder
15 1999, July 23-27 St. Louis, Missouri Dwight McFadden
16 2001, July 2-7 Nashville, Tennessee Lee Snyder