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Swan River St. Andrew's United Church fonds
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CA UCA Acc: 84-33; 89-9; 1992-01; 2000-12; 2008-30
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St. Andrew's United Church has existed in the Manitoba community of Swan River, located between the Porcupine Mountains and Duck Mountains, close to the Saskatchewan border in west-central Manitoba, since 1925. Its predecessors were St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and Swan River Methodist Church, both built in 1900. At Union, the Swan River Pastoral Charge also included Swan Valley. In 2009, it became a single point charge.
The records of St. Andrew's United Church, Swan River came to The United Church of Canada Archives-Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario as part of a transfer of records from St. Andrew's United Church U.C.W. in 1984 and 2000, and the Swan River Pastoral charge in 1989 and 2008.
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The records of St. Andrew's United Church held at the conference archives include: records of the Sunday School (1926); records of the Women's Missionary Society (1922-1956); records of the Ladies Aid Society (1925-1929); records of the Woman's Auxiliary (1940-1952); records of the United Church Women (1961-1997); Sacramental registers pertaining to Baptisms (1899-1988), Marriages (1899-1988), and Burials (1899-1988); Circuit Register (1900-1955); Historis Roll (1956-1963); records of the Official Board (1959-1984); records of the Session (1925-1969); records of the Worship Committee (1969-1975); records of the Stewards (1966-1968); records of the Board of Trustees (1900-1927); records of the Building Committee (1948-1949); financial records (1942-1957); records of the Swan River Ministerial Association (1935-1962); records of Christian Education (1923-1987); records of the Young People's Group (1961-1964); and history (1899-1989).
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Some restrictions on access to Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers apply.
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Item level inventory is available.
Related material: See also the Church Still Images Collection for an exterior photo of St. Andrew's United Church.
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