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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Selkirk United Church (202 Mclean Avenue, Selkirk)

Methodists erected a building on this site in Selkirk in 1895. When they united with the Congregational and Presbyterian churches in 1925, it was raised on a basement and served until the present sanctuary was designed by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Prain and Ward and built between 1957 and 1958. An extension was added in 2011. The old building has undergone extensive renovation and now serves as a Christian education building.

Among the clerics who served at Selkirk United was Walter G. Crane.

Selkirk United Church

Selkirk United Church (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Selkirk United Church

Selkirk United Church (June 2020)
Source: Jaydi Overwater

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14171, W96.87312
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Prain and Ward / Ward and Macdonald / Macdonald, Cockburn, McLeod, and McFeetors / MCM Architects

Historical Tour: Selkirk, Manitoba by Wendy G. Smulan
Manitoba History, Number 34, Autumn 1997


Heritage Buildings of Selkirk, City of Selkirk.

MCM Architects Inc. fonds, 1912-1994, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer and Oksana Preachuk and Jaydi Overwater (City of Selkirk, Culture Recreation & Green Transportation Department) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2023

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