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Baptist Churches in Pre-WWII Imperial Japan

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Tono Baptist Church, Iwate-ken

One of the oldest Christian churches in Northern Japan.   Modeled after the Baptist church in Morioka.  American Baptist missionary Annie Buzzell is standing in front of the Tono Church.

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Tono Baptist Church, Iwate-ken Japan
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While living in the small community of Tono in Iwate-ken Japan, Rev. Wada started a church that originated from a Bible Study Class.  The group eventually outgrew the … More »


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