Archives – About Us
The Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council/Regional Council 15 Archives is mandated to collect, preserve, and provide access to the records of the Maritime, Gaspé, and Bermuda regions of the The United Church of Canada. We also have pre-1925 records of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregational congregations in the Maritimes and Gaspé which joined The United Church of Canada in 1925.
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Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council and Regional Council 15 Archives
Archivist: Sarah Wallace
21 Wright Street Sackville, NB E4L 4P8
Telephone: 1-800-268-3781 ext. 6159
Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
In-person research visits are by appointment only.
Browse Our Holdings
Our holdings include records from:
- The congregations of Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council and Regional Council 15
- The Regional Councils Office and the former Maritime Conference
- Pine Hall Divinity Hall (now part of Atlantic School of Theology)
- Church camps
- Individuals who have ministered within the churches or held leadership positions within the two regions.
Check out the links below to see listings of our records. New records listings are periodically added to the website so stay tuned!
News & Updates
Ok, so maybe it's not the happiest Valentine's Day poem out there but there is no denying it's kinda romantic and it does include the word love a couple times. Plus, every good Valentine's Day poem should include a reference to the harp, right? We can't be too picky...
As I was going through some records the other day I stumbled across this little gem. I know square dancing is not as popular as it used to be but there are at least three reasons why you should give it a chance: 1) It seems like a lot of fun 2) The outfits are pretty...
Many of the records at the Maritime Conference Archives are minutes from various church bodies. These minutes certainly tell us a lot about the work and activity of a church but it's hard to find out more about the people themselves. Every once in a while, however, we...
The benefits of an apple-based diet, lost articles and events that are not to be missed. The Pepper Box Classifieds has it all.
The LaHave River area has witnessed the construction of many places of worship over the past two centuries. A Union Church was erected at Rose Bay in 1847 by the Lutherans and Presbyterians in the area, and in May 1890, the new St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church was...
This is from a daily devotional book entitled "A Golden Treasury for the Children of God, Whose Treasure is in Heaven." It was published by R. Spence in 1783 (i.e. a really long time ago!). Here's the devotion for January 6. In case you are wondering what "poffible"...
To kick off 2014, here's a page from a 1915 calendar which was produced by the Hampton (NB) Methodist Church. As you can see, the calendar has lots of inspirational quotes to get you through the first two weeks of the year:
Last week, I was very excited to receive an email from Brenda at St. Paul's United Church in Sussex, NB. She sent me pictures of two delicious looking batches of cookies that she had made using the recipes from last month's Archives Recipes of the Month. These recipes...
The Archives receives a good number of photographs in the course of a year. Fortunately, many of these photographs are labelled. However, there are some photographs that have no identifying information on them and as you can imagine, it's not exactly helpful for a...