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
We often talk about church union in reference to the 1925 creation of The United Church of Canada but did you know that there was another big union before that ? The Presbyterian Church in Canada was formed in 1875 from the union of the Canada Presbyterian Church; the...
On such a gloomy day, what better to make for supper than a good ol' fashioned casserole? Such a simple but delicious concept. You basically take whatever happens to be residing in your fridge at the moment, throw it into a dish, put a little shredded cheese on top,...
Here's a throwback to January 1872 when construction was completed on Providence Methodist Church in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. This building replaced the chapel that had been built in 1826. The church would later become Gordon-Providence United Church. We don't have...
It seems to be a well-accepted fact that Canadians love to talk and complain about the weather! For those of you, including me, who are finding the heat a bit much at times, here's a reminder of what we could be dealing with. The following report was published in The...
In celebration of Berwick Summer Camp which is happening next week, here is a brochure from the 1923 camp. Looks like a lot has changed in the past 100 years but the fun, fellowship, and learning continues!
After a somewhat long hiatus, I'm back to flood your inbox with random archival documents and photographs! At this time of year, I'm sure you are busy tending to their vegetable gardens and weeding their flowers but have you ever considered entering a flower show and...
What good is a recipe if you don't have the ingredients to make the dish? This month we are going to focus on our grocery list. The following grocery store advertisement was found in The Campbellton Graphic. Don't get too excited about the spiced beef for 43 cents...
The Loggieville-Black River Pastoral Charge is comprised of four churches -- Black River Bridge (St. Stephen's), Napan (Carmel), Hardwicke (Myer's), and Loggieville (Knox) -- located in Northumberland County, New Brunswick around Miramichi Bay. Initially known as...
While in search of some other photographs, I stumbled across these delightful photos from Harvey, N.B. It appears as if Harvey United Church had decided to celebrate Children's Day in 1929. Note the lovely blossoms on the tree beside the children (I can almost smell...
The Red Bank Pastoral Charge in Northumberland County, New Brunswick has three preaching points: Red Bank (St. Stephen's), Trout Brook (Wesley), and Whitney (St. Philip's). Presbyterian: The first Protestant church in the area was built sometime after 1791 at Wilson’s...