Epp, Henry H., 1925-2010

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Epp, Henry H., 1925-2010

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1925-2010

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After growing up on the family farm in Lena, Manitoba, Epp graduated from Mennonite Collegiate Institute in Gretna. He served for 18 months as a conscientious objector at the Brandon Mental Hospital, then began his pastoral ministry at Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church. He married Mary Reimer during that time.

From 1953-55, Epp pastored in Asuncion, Paraguay, and then taught for a year at Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Montevideo, Uruguay.He returned to Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite until 1966. He was one of the founders of Conrad Grebel College. He also was secretary of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada from 1959-1961. From 1966-1974, Epp was executive secretary of the Education and Publication Board of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada. Epp also pastored at Vineland United Mennonite Church, Yarrow United Mennonite Church and Kelowna First Mennonite Church before his retirement in 1986.

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GRANDMA ID: 422517

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CA-MAO-2015-003

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Entered a GRANDMA ID "13 Feb 2016, DMH"
Entered a Gameo source "23 Apr 2016, DMH

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Klassen, Maria H. "Epp, Henry H. (1925-2010)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 23 Apr 2016.
Evelyn Rempel Paetkau. "From Manitoba to Paraguay, a minister to the world." Canadian Mennonite. 22 Feb 2010, p. 26.

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