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As the population moved westward the church sent missionaries to keep its constituency together. The Evangelical Association Church, through the Dakota conference, tried to keep its people together in the state of Montana. The United Evangelical Church, through the Platte River Conference, tried to keep pace with its people who homesteaded in the Broadview vicinity .
Strutz, Robert E., "A History of the Montana Conference of the Evangelical Church" (1953). Western Evangelical Seminary Theses. 343.