Fonds Acc: Ex 76; 81 - 09; 84 - 40; 86 - 16; 89 - 19; 99 - 39; 05 - 25 - Kenora Knox United Church fonds

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Kenora Knox United Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: Ex 76; 81 - 09; 84 - 40; 86 - 16; 89 - 19; 99 - 39; 05 - 25

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  • 1897 - 1998 (Creation)

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2 m textual material.

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Administrative history

Knox United Church has existed in the Ontario community of Kenora since 1925. Its predecessor was a Local Union with Knox Presbyterian Church and Zion Methodist Church known as The United Church of Kenora. The Presbyterian Church continued to be used for Knox United Church. The charge was part of the Winnipeg Presbytery until the formation of the Kenora - Rainy River Presbytery in 1943. The church's basement hall was rebuilt in 1954, and a Christian Education Building was dedicated on October 21, 1965. Knox United Church is located on 116-5th Avenue South in Kenora.

Custodial history

The records of Knox 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 Rev. R. Stiven in 1984; and from several transfers of records from Knox United Church in 1981, 1989, 1999, and 2005.

Scope and content

The records of Knox United Church held at the conference archives include: Sacramental Registers pertaining to Baptisms (1916-1974), Marriages (1923-1987), Burials (1925-1979); Communion Rolls (1924-1961); Annual Reports (1926-1990); records of the Official Board (1919-1969); records of the congregation (1921-1933, 1960-1978); records of the Session (1961-1979); records of the Elders (1970-1980); records of the Board of Stewards (1917-1931); records of the Committee of Stewards (1959-1967); financial records (1920-1971); records of the Board of Trustees (1926-1967); records of the Sunday School (1915-1978); records of the Woman's Missionary Society (W.M.S.) (1923-1959); records of the Ladies Aid (1917-1965); records of the United Church Women (U.C.W.) (1934-1974); records of the Women's Federation (1948-1963); records of the Church Guild (1923-1955); records of the As One That Serves (A.O.T.S.) (1953-1967); records of the Christian Education Committee (1964-1970); records of the Senior Young People's Group (1945-1955); records of the 3rd Group Scouts (1952-1963); pamphlets (1941-1964); newsletters (1964-1976); architect's plans (1950-1964); guest books (1946-1981) ; records of the Manitoba Conference (1967-1971); and records of the centennial celebrations (1998).

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Some limits on access to Baptismal, Marriage and Burial registers apply.

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