Fonds Acc: Ex 81; 81 - 16; 2000 -30 - Springfield Presbyterian Church fonds

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Springfield Presbyterian Church fonds

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CA UCA Acc: Ex 81; 81 - 16; 2000 -30

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  • 1884 - 1925 (Creation)

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.25 m textual material.

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Springfield Presbyterian Church existed in the Rural Municipality of Springfield, Manitoba from 1880 until 1925. Springfield is the oldest rural municipality in Manitoba, and Springfield Presbyterian Church was one of the oldest rural churches opened in the province. Springfield Presbyterian Church served the districts and villages of Oakbank, Birds Hill, and Suthwyn. Springfield Presbyterian Church joined the United Church of Canada in 1925, becoming Springfield United Church. Springfield United Church later joined Transcona Memorial Church.

Custodial history

The records of the Springfield Presbyterian church remained in the care of the United Church congregation following church union in 1925, and came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of several transfer of records from the Transcona - Memorial United Church in 1981 and 2000.

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The surviving records of the Springfield Presbyterian Church described here are arranged in the following series: Sacramental Registers, 1874-1924; records of the Session, 1888-1925; records of the Management Committee, 1884-1925; records of Christian Education, 1913-1925; records of Lay Organisations, 1914-1925; Newsletters and Bulletins, 1922-1923; and Histories, 1917.

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Related material: For other records pertaining to the preceding Springfield Mission Circuit see items described as part of the Springfield Mission Circuit fonds (Dugald Pastoral Charge file). See also the Private Registers of Rev. S. Polson and Rev. Thomas Hart.

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