Fonds Acc: 79-9; 83-7; 91-13 - Napinka United Church fonds

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Napinka United Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: 79-9; 83-7; 91-13

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  • 1892-1982 (Creation)

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34 cm textual material.

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Napinka United Church existed in the Manitoba community of Napinka, located northwest of Deloraine in the Rural Municipality of Brenda, from 1925 to 1996. Its predecessors were Napinka Presbyterian Church and Zion Methodist Church, who formed a Local Union in 1917. The former Zion Methodist church continued to be used as Napinka United Church. The former Presbyterian Church, built in 1895, was rented to the Napinka School Board. In 1925, Napinka was in a pastoral charge with Bernice and Purple Hill. Rev. G.F. Denyes was the first United minister. In 1933 a joint Board Meeting was held with Napinka and Medora to work out an agreement for sharing the minister's services. This arrangement continued until 1938. A 1943 proposal to have the Melita minister give service was rejected by the congregation but it occurred soon after and lasted several years. By 1950 Napinka was joined with the Melita Charge. Napinka United Church closed in 1998.

Custodial history

The records of Napinka United Church came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of a transfer of records form the Melita Pastoral charge in 1979; Doug Flanders in 1983 and Napinka United Church in 1991.

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The records of Napinka United Church held at the conference archives include: Sacramental register pertaining to Baptisms (1895-1947, 1961-1975), Marriages (1896-1957,1961-1968) and Burials (1895-1951,1961-1976); records of the Session (1960); records of the congregation (1963-1976, 1982); records of the Provisional Committee (1917-1943); Circuit Register (1892-1938); records of the United Church Women (1954-1976); financial records (1921-1957, 1970 - 1980); records of the C.G.I.T. (1954-1959); records of the Young People's Society (1931-1932); records of the Senior Mission Band (1939); Baptism certificate stubs [1956-1959]; records of the Woman's Auxiliary (1938-1959); records of the Board of Stewards (undated); Membership Roll; and personal records of Rev. Matthew Robinson.

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Some limits on access to Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers apply.

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Related material: See also the Melita Pastoral charge fonds for other material pertaining to Napinka United Church.

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