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No.: PR3509
TITLE: Robertson-Wesley United Church fonds
CREATOR: Robertson-Wesley United Church
DATE RANGE: 1979-2007
EXTENT: 0.05 m of textual records
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Robertson United Church was formed in Edmonton in1925 upon the creation of The United Church of Canada through the union of Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational denominations. The origin of the congregation is from Robertson Methodist Church which was established in 1909 and which joined in union in 1925 to become Robertson United Church. Wesley United Church was established in 1925 upon the creation of The United Church of Canada. The origin of the congregation is from the Wesley Methodist Church that was established in Edmonton in 1907. Robertson-Wesley United Church was established in 1971 upon the amalgamation of the congregations of Robertson United Church and Wesley United Church. The church building is currently located on 102 Avenue and 123 Street in Edmonton.
CUSTODIAL HISTORY:The records were acquired from the congregation and/or from church members, officers of the Presbytery or the Conference.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds consists of annual reports (1979-1993); auditor's report (1982); order of service (1979); newsletters (1990, 1994); and history (1989). The fonds also includes the Bud Squair series PR3509.0001.
RELATED RECORDS: For materials prior to amalgamation please see the Robertson United Church fonds PR3508 and Wesley United Church fonds PR3545 in the United Church of Canada Alberta and Northwest Conference Archives, located at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
GENERAL NOTE: Information in the Administrative History was sourced from the fonds.
RELATED SERIES: PR3509.0001 (Bud Squair series)
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