OUR HISTORY

The Missionary Church, Inc., Western Region

2014
Became the Missionary Church, Inc., Western Region - Legal name change Feb. 10, 2014

1969
Became the Missionary Church, Inc, Western District

1945
Became incorporated and recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California as a 
non-profit organization.

1930-1940
Under jurisdiction of the General Conference

1928
Became known as the Western District

1919
Recognized as a District with the first District Superintendent: SD Burkey. Known as the California / Arizona.

1906
First churches established in the Missionary Church Association: Denair Missionary Church, Denair CA and First Missionary Church of Pheonix, AZ

 

Regional Director of the Western Region:

2014-Present    G. Michael Livingston


District Superintendents of the Western District:

1919-1924        SD Burkey             California / Arizona District
1924-1926        John E Lauby
1926-1927        GJ Kliewer
1927-1928        SD Burkey
1928-1929        Joseph Greider, Western District, MCA
1929-1930        SD Burkey
1940-1944        DF Siemens
1944-1952        Edison Habegger
1952-1956        Tillman Habegger
1956-1973        Roy Ramseyer, Missionary Church, Inc., Western District
1973-1977        Joseph H Kimbel
1977-1989        Donald M Taylor
1989-2013        G Mike Livingston

Note: For Annual District / Regional Conference Locations see document download under History.

To View the MCWR BY-LAWS see document download in the right column.