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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grace Methodist Church / Elgin United Church (Elgin, Municipality of Grassland)

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A brick church building in Elgin, in the Municipality of Grassland, was constructed in 1906 as Grace Methodist Church. After the 1925 unification of the Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregationalist faiths in Canada, it became the Elgin United Church. Its records are held at the United Church of Canada Archives.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1906-c1924

?

c1924-c1926

Hugh Hamilton (1863-1941)

c1926-1938

?

1938-1940

George Henry Hambley (1896-1983)

Photos & Coordinates

View of churches in Elgin, including the Baptist Church at left, United Church in centre, and Anglican Church at right

View of churches in Elgin, including the Baptist Church at left, United Church in centre, and Anglican Church at right (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2016-0205

Elgin United Church

Elgin United Church (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44588, W100.26768
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Elgin United Church Fonds, United Church of Canada Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Conference Archives.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2020

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