Clerics | Photos & Coordinates | Sources
In 1883, a Methodist (later United) church was designed by Winnipeg architect James Chisholm and built at the corner of Ellice Avenue and Notre Dame Avenue. The church closed in June 1955 and was demolished in 1957. The site is now a surface parking lot.
Rev. E. A. Stafford, DD, LLD
Rev. Alexander Langford, DD
Rev. W. L. Rutledge, BA
Rev. James Allen, MA
Rev. George R. Turk
Rev. Solomon Cleaver, DD
Rev. R. P. Bowles, DD, LLD
William Sparling (?-1921)
Eber Crummy (1852-1939)
Rev. J. E. Hughson, BA, DD
Rev. C. L. McIrvine, DD
John Richmond Craig (1880-1968)
William George Martin (1886-1973)
Grace Methodist Church (1900)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Winnipeg - Churches - Grace #2, N5067.
Grace Methodist Church (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba (MHS 1979 Photo Exhibit)
Interior of Grace Methodist Church (1900)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Winnipeg - Churches - Grace #3, N5068.
Interior of Grace United Church (no date)
Source: Doug Mitchell
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89575, W97.14221
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grace Church / Wesleyan Institute / South Ward School (Main Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: First School in Winnipeg (39 Maple Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bole Drug Building / Canadian Goodwill Industries (70 Princess Street, Winnipeg)
“Dr. Sparling dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 November 1921, page 2.
Grace United Church, 75th Anniversary and the 60th Anniversary of the Erection of the Present Building, Winnipeg, 1943.
“Powers-that-be lacked vision says minister as Grace closes,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 June 1955, page 3.
“Mart site is sold,” Winnipeg Tribune, 2 November 1955, page 21.
Obituary [J. Richmond Craig], Winnipeg Tribune, 6 January 1968.
Winnipeg Building Index, Architecture/Fine Arts Library, University of Manitoba.
We thank James Burns, Nathan Kramer, Colleen Armstrong, and Doug Mitchell for providing additional information used here.Error processing SSI file
Page revised: 11 February 2023