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.
At this time we are not able to accommodate any in-person visits. Please call or email with any inquiries.
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
The following is an excerpt from a letter to William Reid, of Barrasois, N.S., from Rev. Charles W. Swallow. This particular letter caught my attention because of the nice description of the Nappan Methodist Circuit, it's not often that one is able to catch a glimpse...
There's always something about the onset of cold weather that causes me to obsessively think about sweet breads and since you poor souls are subject to the whims of my appetite on these postings, now you can think about sweet breads too! These recipes were found in a...
The following is a register of soldiers during World War II, including their home addresses and next of kin. These soldiers all passed through Saint John, New Brunswick. Centenary-Queen Square United Church, where the register is from, along with other churches in the...
As many of you may know from personal experience, constructing a new church building can be quite a long process. This was the case in 1890 when the Congregational congregation at Brooklyn, Nova Scotia decided to begin work on a new building to replace the building...
These photographs are from a Halloween event at Tatamagouche Centre, or Atlantic Christian Training Centre as it was known at the time, in 1962 or 1963. Try not to get too scared!
These recipes were found in some records of Great Village Pastoral Charge, Truro Presbytery (St. James United Church in Great Village was closed in 2014). Perhaps these recipes were intended for a future cookbook but in any case they look delicious! Free of charge, I...
In the early part of the 19th century, Methodists and Lutherans in First South Church worshipped in the school house. Early names for the community of First South were South Range and Upper South. The new First South Methodist Church was officially dedicated on 25...
The following photographs were taken at Central Methodist Church (now Central United Church) in Moncton, New Brunswick. The first photograph was taken in 1914 and the second photograph is undated. Quite the bountiful displays!
Some of you may remember an earlier post I did about some doodles on a treasurer's book from York Methodist Circuit in PEI (click here to see that post again). Well, it turns out that kids all over the place are tempted to liven up boring financial documents. These...
Well, looks like winter isn't done with us yet...While you're counting down the days until the snow is gone, why not treat yourself to some winter comfort food? The first recipe I chose because it sounds yummy and as a bonus it has an awesome title. The second recipe...