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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Calvin Presbyterian Church / Calvin United Church / Iglesia Ni Cristo (Rathwell, Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

Originally built in the 1880s, this former Presbyterian church in Rathwell, in the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne, was acquired by the Iglesia Ni Cristo in 2016. Renovations were completed in 2018 and the chapel opened in October.

Among the clerics of Calvin Presbyterian Church was Hugh Hamilton (1902-1906).

Calvin United Church

Calvin United Church (June 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Iglesia Ni Cristo

Iglesia Ni Cristo (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Iglesia Ni Cristo

Aerial view of Iglesia Ni Cristo (June 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.64767, W98.54767
denoted by symbol on the map above


Church’s growing presence in Manitoba brings hope,” INCMedia, 5 October 2018.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Rose Kuzina, and George Penner.

Page revised: 21 July 2020

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