Historic Sites of Manitoba: Trinity Methodist Church / Elkhorn United Church (102 Foxford Avenue East, Elkhorn, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

This United church in Elkhorn, in the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth, was constructed for the Elkhorn Methodist congregation in 1903 and, for a time, the building served both Methodists and Presbyterians. It became known as Elkhorn United Church following the 1925 unification of the Methodist, Congregationalist, and Presbyterian denominations. It is a municipally-designed historic site (1994).

Among the clerics who served as Trinity United were Rev. Lund, A. Hood, Rev. Daynard, G. Denys, T. Bird, G. Collpitts, E. Dixon, James Lionel Fargey (1946-?), Rev. Barkwell, R. D. Johnstone, A. Watson, G. Taylor, Paul Marshall Campbell, C. Boutilier, Dexter Dafoe, G. Blue (1980), and Fred Kamarous (1981).

Postcard view of Trinity Methodist Church

Postcard view of Trinity Methodist Church (circa 1906)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2014-0095

Trinity United Church

Trinity United Church (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Trinity United Church

Trinity United Church (May 2022)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Interior of Trinity United Church

Interior of Trinity United Church (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.97697, W101.23915
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Steel and Grass Roots: 1882-1982 by Elkhorn and District Historical Society, 1982, page 66.

Elkhorn United Church, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank George Penner and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2024

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