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Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Presbyterian Church / Oak Lake United Church (Assiniboine Street, Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

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This church is Oak Lake, in the Rural Municipality of Sifton, was built in 1900 and dedicated at a ceremony on 18 November 1900 presided over by Reverend George Bryce. In 1920, the congregation merged with that of the Oak Lake Methodist Church (established 1887) to form a Union church that, in 1925, became Oak Lake United Church.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1887-1897

D. H. Hodges

1897-1905

W. A. Maclean

1906-1914

John A. Cormie

1915-1917

S. H. Sarkissian

1917-1921

A. W. Churchill

1921-1926

J. S. Millar

1926-1931

Thomas Merryweather

1931-1937

D. D. Millar

1937-1940

Robert W. K. Elliott

1940-1945

F. W. Lee

1945-1948

H. N. Burgess

1948-1949

W. Bill

1949-1950

K. McKillop

1950-1954

James M. Wilson

1954-1957

Robert McPherson

1957-1959

William Senior

1959-1967

Murray Wenstob

1967-1970

Carol Robert

1970-1971

William Hunter

1971-1972

Glen Whetter
Don McIntyre

1972

Murray Lake

1972-1977

Gordon Stevenson

1977-1981

Harvey Hurren

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Oak Lake United Church

Oak Lake United Church (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Oak Lake United Church

Interior of Oak Lake United Church (October 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.76831, W100.63264
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Ox Trails to Blacktop by Oak Lake History Committee, 1982, pages 132-134.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 4 November 2017

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