Eriksdale United Church

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Eriksdale United Church

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Eriksdale United Church has existed in the town of Eriksdale, within the R.M. of Eriksdale, since 1925. The predecessors of Eriksdale United Church were Eriksdale Presbyterian Church and Eriksdale Union Church. The Presbyterian Church opened in Eriksdale in September 1912 under the guidance of Rev. Harper. In 1922, Eriksdale Presbyterian Church became Eriksdale Union Church. Eriksdale Union Church became Eriksdale United Church in 1925. At that time, the Eriksdale Pastoral charge includd Eastland. Rev. A.I.A. Carruthers presided. The Eriksdale United Church structure was destoryed by fire in 1936. Temporary services were held in Orange Hall and the local Anglican Church until a new church was constructed and dedicated in the fall of 1937. The church re-opened under the name of 'Bissell Memorial United Church'.

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