When your kids get their hands on important documents (part 2)

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on When your kids get their hands on important documents (part 2)

When your kids get their hands on important documents (part 2)

Some of you may remember an earlier post I did about some doodles on a treasurer’s book from York Methodist Circuit in PEI (click here to see that post again). Well, it turns out that kids all over the place are tempted to liven up boring financial documents. These drawings were found in a subscriptions […]

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Archives Recipe of the Month

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Archives Recipe of the Month

Archives Recipe of the Month

Well, looks like winter isn’t done with us yet…While you’re counting down the days until the snow is gone, why not treat yourself to some winter comfort food? The first recipe I chose because it sounds yummy and as a bonus it has an awesome title. The second recipe should be obvious-tuna, eggs, and mayo […]

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Dedication of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Kentville, 1915

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Dedication of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Kentville, 1915

Dedication of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Kentville, 1915

A Congregational church building was erected at Chipman’s Corner in Cornwallis in 1762 and served to 1874.  Toward the end of the 18th century, the church at Chipman’s Corner was used more by Presbyterians in the area.  With the passing years, the Presbyterian congregations of Canard, Kentville and Lakeville developed from the Chipman’s Corner Presbyterian […]

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House renovations in 1860

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on House renovations in 1860

House renovations in 1860

Now that spring is almost upon us, it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up our houses, maybe a little cleaning here or a little painting there. It was no different in the 1860s. In the case of the mission house (or manse) on the Pointe de Bute Methodist Circuit, new furniture was purchased, the […]

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Archival Comic Relief

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Archival Comic Relief

Archival Comic Relief

Has Tuesday got you down? If so, the Junior Girls group at Trinity United Church in Bridgedale Pastoral Charge, New Brunswick, have you covered! The following cartoons were found in a “newspaper” published by the group in 1975 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of The United Church of Canada.

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Archives Recipe of the Month-The Banquet Edition

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Archives Recipe of the Month-The Banquet Edition

Archives Recipe of the Month-The Banquet Edition

I’ve always been a fan of the church suppers, it’s always amazing how these dinners are pulled off so seamlessly. As it turns out though, putting on a church supper is no easy feat and it was no different in 1926. The following documents, which are from the United Church in Milltown, New Brunswick, provide a […]

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The children all gathered round papa while he read the letter

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on The children all gathered round papa while he read the letter

The children all gathered round papa while he read the letter

This letter was found with some records from First Orthodox Congregational Church in St. Stephen which is one of the predecessors of Milltown United Church in New Brunswick. The writing is a little tricky at times and the scans are rather faint so there is a transcript following the images. Sounds like a typical letter […]

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Mortgage News — September 2016

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project, News Releases | Comments Off on Mortgage News — September 2016

Maritime Conference is pleased to announce that due to the generosity of donations given by individuals and churches, as well as contributions made following the sale of church property, we have once again been able to make a significant payment towards mortgage principal of $141,632.70! The three payments made in 2014, 2015 and 2016 total […]

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Happy New Year from the Archives!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Happy New Year from the Archives!

Happy New Year from the Archives!

We might be a little behind the times here at the Archives but 1955 is close enough, right? This calendar is from Gunningsville United Church which would later become Trinity United Church in Riverview.

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Merry Christmas from the Archives!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Merry Christmas from the Archives!

Merry Christmas from the Archives!

The following photograph is of the choir at Wesley Memorial United Church (Moncton) on Christmas Sunday in 1947.

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