Fonds Acc: 78-10 - Minniska United Church fonds

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Minniska United Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: 78-10

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  • 1939- 1969 (Creation)

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16 cm textual material.

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Minniska United Church existed in the Manitoba community of Minniska, located southeast of Russell, from 1925 to 1968. Its predecessor was Minniska Presbyterian Church built in 1899, and it continued to be used as Minniska United Church. At Union, Minniksa was supplied by the Silver Creek Pastoral charge. Rev. T.W. Bailey was the first United minister. Minniska United Church officially closed September 29, 1968. Members transferred to Silverton, Russell, or Inglis and a memorial cairn dedicated to the area's pioneers was erected.

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The records of Minniska 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 Russell - Inglis Pastoral charge in June of 1978.

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The records of Minniska United Church held at the conference archives include: records of the congregation (1921-1968); financial records (1952-1958); records of the Baby Band (1951-1960); records of the Woman's Missionary Society (1922-1962); records of the United Church Women (1962-1969); and records of the Community Club (1945-1948).

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