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The Mennonites of St. Jacobs and Elmira

Barbara Draper

The Mennonites of St. Jacobs and Elmira

understanding the variety

by Barbara Draper

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Published by Pandora Press in Kitchener, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mennonites,
  • Histoire,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-378).

    StatementBarb Draper
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8118 .6.O6 D73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24838475M
    ISBN 109781926599151
    LC Control Number2010674507
    OCLC/WorldCa664424209

    Title: The Mennonite Story, Inc. fonds Dates of creation: Note: Further accruals are expected. Physical description: 13 cm of textual records Administrative history: With tourism increasing in the St. Jacobs and Elmira area in the s, local entrepreneurs Laura and Milo Shantz were encouraged to develop an interpretive centre to describe Mennonite history and . Old Order Mennonites in buggies are a regular sight around the town. Grand River Transit bus service was introduced to the town in April when the existing Route 21 to St. Jacobs, originating from Conestoga Mall in North Waterloo, was extended to Elmira. The days of service of the route were also increased from two days a week to y: Canada.

    Join us on this fun and filling walking tour of the St. Jacobs Farmer’s Market. As we explore the market we will explain the history of the market and the region. Introduce you to many local flavors and favourites along the way with nods to our German and Mennonite heritage. As well as explaining the ingredients and how these tasty are made/5(35). Each year there is a Quilt show in the village, so for those who love this beautiful creative artwork, this will surely be worth coming to St Jacobs to see some of these magnificent quilts!. If you plan to stay in St Jacobs overnight or for a week-end get-away, consider Benjamin's Restaurant & Inn at King Street North, St. Jacobs. Call to make a reservation at ()

    The Mennonite Story, St. Jacobs: Address, Phone Number, The Mennonite Story Reviews: //5(46).   Just north of Waterloo, St. Jacobs is the home community of a large number of Old Order Mennonites who come to town via horse and buggy. Visitors keen to learn more about the Mennonites faith and.


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Hello Folks; My name is Delmer B. Martin. I grew up on an old order Mennonite dairy farm, right next to Elmira, Ontario, Canada. Myself and my parents and my Grandparents and my Great-Grandparents and my Great-Great Grandparents and my Great-Great-Great- Grandparents on my father’s side were all old order Mennonites and they all lived and farmed and died in the very.

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Jacobs and Elmira, Ont. WHO ARE THE REAL MENNONITES??. Is it the largest Conference. the biggest congregation. the fastest growing group or congregation. the group with the least amount of divorces. the ones with the most missionaries. the plainest group. the largest outreach budget.

the most charismatic worship services. those that adhere closest to the Schleitheim and. The Mennonites of St. Jacobs and Elmira: some Mennonites are clearly distinguishable by their dress while others are not.

Despite outward differences, the deep roots of faith unite the Mennonites. Look closely at their stories, and they reveal a complex and dedicated dialogue between faith and culture often concealed by a simple outward.

For decades, St. Jacobs-based photographer David Hunsberger chronicled the people and places of Waterloo Region through the lens of a camera. Coming from a Mennonite background, much of his work focused on the old-order community, a subject seldom captured because of their aversion to being photographed.

“For 40 years, David Hunsberger’s camera was present at [ ]. The Mennonite Story is centrally located in the village of St Jacobs next to the post office on King St.

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