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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holland Presbyterian Church / Holland United Church (Broadway Street, Holland, RM of Victoria)

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Clerics | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

In 1924, the congregations of Holland Presbyterian Church and Holland Methodist Church merged to form Holland United Church, and it occupied the former Presbyterian church dating from 1888. It was destroyed by lightning on 4 July 2015.

Clerics (Holland United)

Period

Cleric

1924-1929

Rev. Charles Finnamore

1929-1931

Rev. H. A. Rivers

1931-1935

Thomas Burridge Pearson (1885-1972)

1935-1939

Rev. E. Lund

1939-1943

Thomas “Tom” Saunders (1909-2005)

1943-1946

Rev. George Dyker

1946-1948

Rev. D. E. Freer

1948-1953

Rev. A. I. A. Carruthers

1953-1955

Clifford Manning

1955-1964

Rev. Hubert Smith

1964-1971

Rev. M. L. Wray

1971-1978

Rev. Art Veldhuis

1978-1989

Rev. Robert Campbell

1989-1994

John Lovering

1995-1998

Rev. Quentin Robinson

1998-?

Rev. Alan Armstrong

?-2015

?

Photos & Coordinates

Site of the former Holland United Church

Site of the former Holland United Church (September 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59643, W98.87883
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

R.M. of Victoria, Past & Present, Volume 1 by RM of Victoria History Book Committee, 2002, pages 155-159.

Lightning sets ablaze 127-year-old Manitoba church,” CBC News, 6 July 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2021

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