The items described here are the pension fund covenant form stubs, dating from 1935 to 1969. The information contained on the stubs includes the name of the ordinand, the date and place or their ordination, and the date that the 'covenant' was forwarded to the national Board of Pensions.
Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. United Church Pension Plan
Records in this series cover the period from 1971 to 1980. Items pertaining to the Settlement Committee include minutes and reports of the committee, applications, resumes and requests for transfer from Order of Ministry personnel and correspondence from charges seeking a placement. In addition there are appraisals and assessments of candidates. Although the Settlement Committee has been continually in existence for the life of the Conference, records for this committee for the years prior to 1971 have not yet been located. Also found here are correspondence and other items dating from 1971 and pertaining to the Settlement Committee Sub-Committee on Multiple Ministries.
Items also include one reel to reel audio recording titled "Winnipeg Welcome New Ministers" and dated 3 December 1971.
Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Conference Settlement Committee
Items described here include minutes of the Administrative Support Committee, dating from June 1974 to March 1983; Treasurer's files, 1968-1978; funding requests, 1966-1977; general committee correspondence dating from January 1975 to December 1981; correspondence and other records pertaining to the Administrative Support Committee budget and other Conference funds dating from 1973 to 1983. Also found here are the General Ledger with entries dating from 1947 to 1979; Conference financial statements dating from 1963 to 1981; and audit reports for various Conference initiatives dating from 1975 to 1980.
Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Administrative Support Committee
A variety of types of records comprise the sub-series. Many of the records in this sub-series originate in direct relation to – or directly from – the United Church of Canada. Many of the records in this sub-series were collected, rather than originated, by Carl Ridd. This sub-series pulls together records pertaining to the Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario and Winnipeg Presbytery. Prominent topics found in the sub-series include education in the church, Ridd’s participation in several Winnipeg churches, outreach efforts of the United Church, changing theological positions in the United Church and the role of the church in the larger social world.
The sub-series is comprised of a variety of types of materials generated by Carl Ridd’s work as a student in Manitoba and New Jersey, such as class notes, assignments and course handouts. Records in this sub-series have been either collected or originated by Ridd. This sub-series gathers together records pertaining to Ridd’s studies in English, Theology and Religion and Literature (Ridd’s studies in Education are not strongly represented in the collection).
A variety of types of records comprise the sub-series. Many of the records in this sub-series were originated by Ridd, although a significant portion of the records were collected by him. This sub-series pulls together the material generated by Ridd as a full-time United Church minister at Emerson – Dominion City pastoral charge in Manitoba in the late 1950s and early 1960s, his ministry at Eastside Terrace Methodist Church in Paterson, New Jersey and his casual or infrequent ministerial or church group leadership activities during his career as a professor.
This sub-series is comprised of materials generated by Carl Ridd’s teaching activities, such as course outlines, examinations, lecture notes, class handouts and student assignments. Records in this sub-series have been either collected or originated by Ridd. The sub-series gathers together records pertaining to Ridd’s work as a professor of Religious Studies at the University of Winnipeg. Records in the sub-series relate most prominently to the following courses (taught or planned): “Theology of Love,” “Love in the Western World,” “Religion and Social Change,” “Literature of the Bible,” “Exploring Religion: Bible,” “Crisis of Faith in the 20th Century,” “Religious Quest in the Modern Age,” “Global War System” and “Religion and Ethical Dimensions: the City.” Records pertaining to guest lectures by Ridd, as well as Ridd’s research interests, are also gathered in the sub-series.
A variety of types of records make up the sub-series; many – but not all – of the records originate in direct relation to the functioning of the Reflection, Action, Reflection group. Many of the records in the sub-series were collected, rather than originated, by Carl Ridd. The sub-series gathers together material pertaining to the Reflection, Action, Reflection group, a group that considered the role of Christians (and Christian responsibility) in Canadian political and social justice processes. The sub-series includes records relating to the founding of the group as well as its areas of concern.
The sub-series is comprised of a variety of types of records. Many of the records in the sub-series were originated, rather than collected, by Carl Ridd. This sub-series gathers together records in the collection that were generated as a result of Ridd’s academic career (either as a student or an instructor) that pertain less to specific courses or topics of study and more to administration and scholarly duties fulfilled outside the classroom. Prominent topics in the sub-series include Ridd’s interactions with students outside the classroom, considerations of teaching in a university, Ridd’s administrative work in the Department of Religious Studies, United College and the University of Winnipeg and Ridd’s role as a thesis supervisor.
Items described as part of this sub-series include the individual files of members of the Order of Ministry who had previously been accepted onto the Roll of Conference and who had been removed by retirement, death, transfer, or resignation. Ministry Personnel Records may contain detailed biographical information including resumes and obituaries. A few files contain biographical information about family members. Also found here is a file, dating from 1957 to 1970, pertaining to the awarding of Canadian Passenger Association special travel privileges to allow ordained ministers to travel at reduced rates.
Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Ministry Personnel