Fonds Acc: Ex-32 - Ashern United Church fonds

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Ashern United Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: Ex-32

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  • 1933- 1960 (Creation)

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2 volumes textual material.

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Ashern United Church has existed in the Manitoba town of Ashern, located 160 km north of Winnipeg in the Rural Municipality of Siglunes, since 1925. Its predecessor was a Presbyterian Church built in 1919. In 1925, Ashern was served by a student minister, Rev. Alex Cox, and was part of a field that included points at Camper, Old Dutch Church, Silver Bay, Spearhead and Springburn. A Christian Education Building was later added to the original church structure. Ashern United Church was a separate pastoral charge until it joined the Northwest Interlake Pastoral charge in 1954. Rev. Ronald D. Johnstone presided over the charge which included Ashern, Clyde Bank, Eastlands, Ericksdale, Grahamdale, Spearhill and Steep Rock. Ashern moved over to the Southwest Interlake Pastoral charge when it was created in 1961, along with Clarkleigh, Clydebank and Eriksdale. As of 2009, Ashern United Church still belongs to the Southwest Interlake Pastoral charge in the Selkirk Presbytery.

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The records of Ashern United Church came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of a transfer of records from the Northwest Interlake Pastoral charge.

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The records of Ashern United Church held at the conference archives include a Sacramental Register pertaining to Baptisms (1933-1960 n.i.) and Burials (1946-1951); and records of the congregation (1954-1959).

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Some restrictions on access to Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers apply.

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Related material: See also the records of Ashern United Church described as part of the Southwest Interlake Pastoral charge and records of the Board of Home Missions for other material pertaining to Ashern United Church.

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  • English

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