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Benito United Church fonds
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4 cm textual material.
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Benito United Church has existed in the Manitoba community of Benito, located southwest of Swan Lake, since 1925. Its predecessor was the Benito Methodist Mission originally established around 1900. In 1925, the Benito pastoral field included points at Durban and Ruby. Rev. J.F. Palmer officiated. At the time of description, Benito United Church is part of the Benito-Kenville Pastoral charge in Assiniboine Presbytery.
The records of Benito United Church came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of a transfer of records from Rev. Brenda Ferguson in 1984.
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The records of Benito United Church include: Sacramental register pertaining to Baptisms (1908-1961), Marriages (1909-1961) and Burials (1909-1962); Communion Roll and Register (1940); records of the congregation (1956-1967); and records of the Session (1928-1966).
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Some restrictions on access to Baptisms, Marriage and Burial Registers may apply.
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Related material: See also the records of the Benito-Kenville Pastoral charge for other material pertaining to Benito United Church.
Further accruals are expected.
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