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.
Take a virtual tour of our facilities.
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, I've held off for long enough. It's time to indulge our sweet tooth (teeth?)! The Ladies Aid Society of Hampton Methodist Church put out a lovely cookbook in 1899 which happened to include an extensive section devoted to all things sugary. Believe me, baking one...
Margaree Pastoral Charge is located in Inverness County on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia and contains three preaching points: Big Intervale, Margaree Harbour (Calvin United Church), and North East Margaree (Wilson United Church). The Margaree Congregational Church...
The Pepper Box was a newspaper/newsletter published for the Pine Hill Divinity Hall residence. The newspaper was filled with jokes, illustrations, accounts of sports events, biographies, and photographs, and made fun of just about every resident at Pine Hill. The...
Hampton Pastoral Charge is located in Kings County, New Brunswick. Prior to the 1870s, Methodist church services were held at the Baptist Church in Hampton. In the early 1870's Methodist services began being held in Hampton Station, first in the old Athenaeum and then...
It may be hard to believe but church folk in the 1800s and early 1900s actually had a sense of humor. Granted, they didn't smile in photographs and they wore a lot of black but that doesn't mean they didn't like their jokes. The Presbyterian Witness, a newspaper...
I know you have all been on the edge of your seats wondering which delectable dish the Archives would present this month. I must admit that I'm a bit disappointed that no one sent in a photo of their apple-walnut salad or salmon mousse from last time but this a new...
Central Kings Pastoral Charge was located on Prince Edward Island. Preaching points were at Milltown Cross, Sturgeon, Annandale, Dundas, and Georgetown (St. David's). Georgetown, which was originally known as Three Rivers, was visited by the Presbyterian missionary,...
Georgetown, which was originally known as Three Rivers, was visited by the Presbyterian missionary, Rev. James McGregor in 1793. He later returned to visit the area in 1806. In 1836, Rev. Roderick McAulay was sent by the Church of Scotland to work in Prince Edward...
Happy camping to all those attending Berwick this coming week!