Fonds Acc: 88 - 18 - Rorketon United Church fonds

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Rorketon United Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: 88 - 18

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  • 1949 - 1964 (Creation)

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1 volume textual material.

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Rorketon United Church has existed in the Manitoba community of Rorketon, located northeast of Dauphin, since 1949. The building used for the United Church was originally used by the air force during the Second World War at a nearby base. It first appears in the yearbook in 1936 as a preaching point of the Magnet Pastoral charge, and was considered a Home Missions Field. Rorketon United Church joined the Lakeside Pastoral charge in 1964. At the time of description, Rorketon United Church remains part of the Lakeside Pastoral charge in Northland Presbytery.

Custodial history

The records of Rorketon 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 Lakeside Pastoral charge on May 24, 1988.

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The records of Rorketon United Church held at the conference archives include a Sacramental register pertaining to Baptisms (1953 - 1962), and Marriages (1949 - 1964).

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Restrictions on access to Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers apply.

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Related material: See also the Lakeside Pastoral charge and the Magnet United Church fonds for other material pertaining to Rorketon United Church. For further entries pertaining to the Rorketon area between 1947 and 1957, see the Home Missions Register for Magnet/Rorketon described as part of Registers of Home Missions Fields in the series "509/1 Records of the Conference Home Mission Committee" in the Finding Aid to the Administrative Records of the Conference.

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