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Brandon Central United Church fonds
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CA UCA Acc: 78 - 3; 91 - 45; 03 - 19
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1969 - 1996 (Creation)
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40cm textual material.
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Central United Church has existed in the Manitoba community of Brandon since 1969. Its predecessors were First, Kemnay, and St. Paul's United Churches and the Pentecostal Church. The four churches amalgamated on July 1 of that year, making it the largest United Church in Manitoba. St. Paul's Church building, built as a Presbyterian Church in 1901, continued to be used as Central United Church. Lightening started a fire that destroyed the church, including stained glass windows and the Cassavant Freres organ, on June 26, 1986. Only the church offices survived. A new church building, located at 327 8th Street, was dedicated on October 30, 1988.
The records of Central United Church came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of several transfers of records from Central United Church in 1978; 1991; and 2003.
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The surviving records for Central United Church include: Sacramental Registers pertaining to Baptisms (1969-1981), Marriages (1969-1995), and Burials (1969-1996); Congregational Roll (1969); records of the Joint Official Board (1969); records of the Ministry (1974); records of the Official Board (1970-1978); records of the congregation, including reports and correspondence (1970), statistics reports (1970-1972, 1974-1980), and Annual reports (1969-1978); records of the United Church Women (U.C.W.), (1969-1984); records of the Pastoral Committee (1973-1974, 1979); marriage licenses and miscellaneous correspondence; records of the Ashford Study Club (1954-1961); and photographs (1935).
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Some restrictions on access to Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers apply.
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Item level inventory is available.
Further accruals are expected.
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