Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Places

Buildings

Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church

Address:926 Garfield Street North
Use:Place of worship
Original Use:Place of worship
Constructed:1959
Other Work:1978, Renovations
Hall addition, date unknown (not in original pictures)
Architects:Unknown

Significant Dates

  • late 1940s, Church formed (Winnipeg Mennoniten Stadtmission)
  • 1950, renamed Winnipeg Mennonite Mission Church
  • 1951, first building occupied
  • 1955, renamed Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church
  • 1960, building program begins
  • 1961, sign erected

Design Characteristics

Suburb:Sargent Park
  • Pulpit is customarily at the centre front in Mennonite churches, here it is located off to one side

Sources

  • Canadian Mennonite: February 5, 1960. May 20, 1960. September 7, 2009. August 23, 2009.
  • Dirks, Rita . Sargent Avenue Mennonitengemeinde. Research paper, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1979.
  • Rempel, Jacob . Transcript from German Manuscript: Sargent Avenue church journals, 1950-1987. Unpublished History.

Locations of Supporting Information

  • Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives