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The Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, 1498 Kanza Road, Hillsboro, Marion County, Kansas, had its beginning in 1875, several Mennonite Brethren families from Russia having settled in this community in 1874. Another party of 75 families settled here in 1876. The meetings were at first held in the East Gnadenau schoolhouse and this congregation was at first called Gnadenau. It is the first organized Mennonite Brethren congregation in North America.