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Lena United Church fonds
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1912- 1969 (Creation)
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10 cm textual material.
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Lena United Church, existed in the Manitoba community of Lena, located south of Killarney, in the Killarney-Turtle Mountain Municipality, from 1925 to 1968. Its predecessor was a Presbyterian congregation that held services at Lena School. Lena United Church held its first service in its own building on December 7, 1925, making it one of the first United Churches constructed after Union. The field also included Erskine United Church and was presided over by Rev. A. Little. On July 6, 1941 Lena and Erskine joined First and Hullet United Churches to form the Killarney Pastoral charge. The last service held at Lena United Church was on May 5, 1968 with Rev. J.W. Babcock officiating. The building is currently being used as a private residence.
The records of Lena United Church came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of two transfers of records in 1984 and 2006.
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The records of Lena United Church held at the conference archives include: records of the Board of Stewards and congregational meetings (1921-1961); financial records (1912-1952); records of the Women's Missionary Society (W.M.S.) (1920-1962); and records of the United Church Women (U.C.W.) (1969).
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Item level inventory is available.
Related material: See also the Killarney Pastoral charge fonds for other material pertaining to Lena United Church.
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- Killarney Pastoral charge (Subject)
- Lena Presbyterian Church (Subject)
- Brandon Presbytery (Subject)
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