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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Memorial United Church / Transcona Christian Reformed Church / St. George Orthodox Church (121 Harvard Avenue East, Winnipeg)

This wood frame building in the Transcona area of Winnipeg was built in early 1948 for the congregation of the Transcona Memorial United Church, formed five years earlier from the merger of Knox United Church and Yale Avenue United Church. Vacated in 1953 when a larger church building was constructed at the former site of Yale Avenue United Church, this building was subsequently occupied by the Transcona Christian Reformed Church (circa 1965). In 1969, the building was renovated to become St. George Orthodox Church, affiliated with the Romanian Orthodox faith.

St. George Orthodox Church

St. George Orthodox Church (May 2015)
Source: George Penner

Interior of St. George Orthodox Church

Interior of St. George Orthodox Church (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89927, W97.00095
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Yale Avenue United Church / Transcona Memorial United Church (209 Yale Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Sources:

[Classified advertisement], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 April 1953, page 38.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Transcona Memorial United Church, Manitoba Archival Information Network.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 November 2021

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