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General Conference Mennonite Church sessions (1860-1999)

   

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The General Conference Mennonite church was a bi-national (Canada and USA) predecessor denomination to Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA. The General Conference joined with the Mennonite Church 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.

General Conference Mennonite Church sessions (1860-1999)

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1st West Point, Iowa May 28-29, 1860
2nd Wadsworth, Ohio May 20-23, 1861
3rd Summerfield, Illinois Oct. 19-24, 1863
4th Wadsworth, Ohio Oct. 15-19, 1866
5th Wadsworth, Ohio May 31-June 1, 1869
6th Wadsworth, Ohio Oct. 28, 1872
7th Quakertown, Pennsylvania Nov. 15-26, 1875
special Wadsworth, Ohio Dec. 4-12, 1876
8th Wadsworth, Ohio Nov. 25-Dec. 2, 1878
9th Halstead, Kansas Nov. 14-22, 1881
10th Berne, Indiana Nov. 6-12, 1884
11th Quakertown, Pennsylvania Nov. 7-12, 1887
12th Childstown Township, Freeman, South Dakota Oct. 16-21, 1890
13th Bluffton, Ohio Oct. 19-26, 1893
14th Goessel, Kansas Oct. 19-27, 1896
15th Bally, Pennsylvania Oct. 12, 1899
16th Berne, Indiana Oct. 15, 1902
17th Mountain Lake, Minnesota Oct. 5-12, 1905
18th Beatrice, Nebraska Sept. 3-9, 1908
19th Bluffton, Ohio Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 1911
20th Meno, Oklahoma Sept. 2-7, 1914
21st Reedley, California Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 1917
22nd Perkasie, Pennsylvania Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 1920
23rd Freeman, South Dakota Aug. 29-Sept. 6, 1923
24th Berne, Indiana Aug. 22-29, 1926
25th Hutchinson, Kansas Aug. 20-28, 1929
26th Bluffton, Ohio Aug. 23-30, 1933
27th Upland, California Aug. 4-9, 1935
28th Saskatoon, Saskatchewan July 31-Aug. 7, 1938
29th Souderton, Pennsylvania Aug. 17-22, 1941
30th North Newton, Kansas May 31-June 1945
31st Berne, Indiana Aug. 20-27, 1947
32nd Freeman, South Dakota Aug. 23-30, 1950
33rd Portland, Oregon Aug. 15-23, 1953
34th Winnipeg, Manitoba Aug. 15- 22, 1956
35th Bluffton, Ohio Aug. 12-20, 1959
36th Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Aug. 8-14, 1962
37th Estes Park, Colorado July 11-18, 1965
38th Estes Park, Colorado July 13-20, 1968
39th Fresno, California Aug. 14-21, 1971
40th St. Catherines, Ontario Aug. 1-7, 1974
41st Bluffton, Ohio July 28-Aug. 3, 1977
special Minneapolis, Minnesota Feb. 9-10, 1979
42nd Estes Park, Colorado July 12-18, 1980
43rd Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Aug. 1-7, 1983
44th Saskatoon, Saskatchewan July 21-27, 1986
45th Normal, Illinois Aug. 1-6, 1989
46th Sioux Falls, South Dakota July 22-26, 1992
47th Wichita, Kansas July 25-30, 1995
special Winnipeg, Manitoba July 6-8, 1997
48th St. Louis, Missouri July 22-26, 1999