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
Here is an invitation from Queen Square Methodist Church (later to become part of Centenary-Queen Square United Church, Saint John, NB) to a Thanksgiving service on October 6, 1879. The card was addressed for a George A. Henderson, police clerk. Interestingly enough,...
I don't think I've ever kept my love of archival wedding tidbits secret but here's something a little different. I should reiterate that this is from a publication put out by the inhabitants of the Pine Hill residence so it's a bit of a tongue-in-cheek take on things....
Never despair parents, your kids are not the first to mark up official documents or records. Here's living proof that this sort of thing happened a hundred years ago. The book in question is a subscription treasurer's book from York Methodist Circuit in Prince Edward...
I've always had a soft spot for old notebook covers, there's such a variety of backgrounds and colors. The following is a case in point: Here's a transcription of the verse on the bottom: "The thing that goes the farthest toward making life worthwhile that's worth the...
New Carlisle Pastoral Charge is comprised of the preaching points of Zion United Church (New Carlisle) and St. Andrew’s United Church (Hopetown). It is thought that Presbyterian work began in the New Carlisle area by at least 1800 when Rev. John Mitchell was sent by...
After a long summer vacation, the Archives Recipe of the Month is back! Isn't it nice that we're finally getting some full-blown summer weather? On hot days such as these, no one wants to spend hours cooking over a hot stove or oven. That's where the Fairview UCW...
In honor of Berwick 2015 which is happening this week: Here's to many more years!
One doesn't have to go very far to hear complaints about the price at the pumps. That's why the headline of "Small Gas Bills" grabbed my attention as I was going through some records of Centenary Methodist Church (later Centenary-Queen United Church in Saint John). It...
Millerton Pastoral Charge is comprised of Millerton United Church (Derby) which is located in Northumberland County, New Brunswick. Methodist: The Derby Methodist Circuit was carved out of the Newcastle Methodist Circuit sometime around 1881. The parsonage was located...
In celebration of Canada's 148th birthday, here's the music and lyrics for a patriotic song "My Own Canadian Home." Has anyone heard this song before? It was written by E.G. Nelson and composed by Morley McLaughlin, was very popular throughout the late 1800s and...