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Goldstone Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1886-2006

Goldstone Pastoral Charge was formed ca. 1929 when Stirton Pastoral Charge was discontinued, with Stirton closing and Goldstone and Goshen, which had been points on that charge, becoming a new charge; the charge was discontinued ca. 1939 when Goshen became a separate charge and Goldstone became a point on the Alma Pastoral Charge.

St. George United Church (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1925 -

St. George United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian and Methodist

United Church of Canada. Cochrane Presbytery

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1925-2007

Presbyteries in the United Church of Canada are courts of the Church within geographical boundaries made up of a number of Pastoral Charges. Presbytery membership consists of ordained ministers of the Charges within the Presbytery, United Church lay persons, and corresponding members. A grouping of Presbyteries within a larger geographical area make up a Conference, a higher court of the Church. The functions of the Presbytery include: overseeing Pastoral Charges within its bounds, including the designation of new Charges; receiving and disposing of petitions and appeals from lower governing bodies or courts; transmitting the above to higher bodies or courts; licensing lay persons recommended after examination; overseeing education of students looking forward to ministry and supervision of members of the Order of Ministry within its bounds.

Cochrane Presbytery was established in 1925. It was originally within the boundaries of the Toronto Conference until 1975, when it came under the newly formed Manitou Conference. In the fall of 2007, Cochrane Presbytery amalgamated with Temiskaming Presbytery to form Spirit Dancing Presbytery of Manitou Conference.

United Church of Canada. Waterloo Presbytery

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1969-2018

Presbyteries in the United Church of Canada are courts of the Church within geographical boundaries made up of a number of Pastoral Charges. Presbytery membership consists of ordained ministers of the Charges within the Presbytery, United Church lay persons, and corresponding members. A grouping of Presbyteries within a larger geographical area make up a Conference, a higher court of the Church. The functions of the Presbytery include: overseeing Pastoral Charges in its bounds, including the designation of new Charges; receiving and disposing of petitions and appeals from lower governing bodies or courts; transmitting the above to higher bodies or courts; licensing lay persons recommended after examination; supervising education of students looking forward to ministry and to have oversight of conduct of members of the Order of Ministry within its bounds. Waterloo Presbytery was established within the boundaries of Hamilton Conference in 1969 following the dissolution of Guelph Presbytery. The Presbytery closed on December 31, 2018 with the reorganization of the church court structure. Communities of faith within the Presbytery became part of Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council.

Wesley Methodist Church (Lakefield, Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1840-1925

Wesley Methodist Church, formerly Wesleyan Methodist, was part of the Wesley Methodist Circuit which also included preaching places at Chemong, Lakehurst.

Buckhorn Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1971-2019

Buckhorn Pastoral Charge was created in 1971 as a continuation of the Bridgenorth-Wesley Pastoral Charge, itself a continuation of the Wesley Pastoral Charge which was created at the commencement of the United Church in 1925. The Charge had preaching places at Bridgenorth, Lakehurst and the Curve Lake Indian Reserve. The Buckhorn Pastoral Charge is now a two point charge including Wesley, in Lakefield, and Curve Lake. It is a member of the Indigenous Church.

Wesley United Church (Lakefield, Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1925-2019

Wesley United Church, formerly methodist, joined the united church in 1925. The church is now part of the Indigenous Church.

Egmondville Presbyterian Church

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1844-1930

Egmondville Presbyterian was formed ca. 1844 and joined the United Church at the time of union.

Eglinton - St. George's United Church (Toronto, Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1999-

Eglinton-St. George's United Church was established in 1999 with the amalgamation of Eglinton United Church and St. George's United Church in the old St. George's building. It is still an active congregation of the United Church of Canada.

St. George's United Church, located 35 Lytton Blvd. (Lytton & Duplex Ave.) Toronto, was established in 1925; formerly Presbyterian. In 1880, a Presbyterian mission in the Yonge and Eglinton area was opened, and Eglinton Presbyterian became a church in 1890. In 1909, a new building was opened at Yonge St. and St. Clements Ave. This building was purchased by the Toronto Public Library in 1924 and the present church was opened at Lytton. Upon joining the United Church of Canada in 1925, the congregation took on the name, St. George's. In 1999 it disbanded with the amalgamation with Eglinton United Church

Eglinton United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. In 1830, a group of trustees, including Peter Lawrence (namesake of Lawrence Avenue) purchased land at the what is now Glengrove Avenue at Yonge Street for a Methodist church. The building was not fully constructed when it was destroyed by fire in 1831. A new building was constructed between 1832 and 1834 and was known as the Brick Chapel, or Yonge Street Church. In 1857, it officially became known as Eglington Methodist Church. In 1914, a new lot was purchased at 65 Sheldrake Boulevard, east of Yonge Street, and the new church opened on December 21, 1924. It joined the United Church in 1925. It disbanded in 1999 with the amalgamation with St. George's United Church.

United Church of Canada. Lindsay Presbytery

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1925-2012

Presbyteries in the United Church of Canada are courts of the Church within geographical boundaries made up of a number of Pastoral Charges. Presbytery membership consists of ordained ministers of the Charges within the Presbytery, United Church lay persons, and corresponding members. A grouping of Presbyteries within a larger geographical area make up a Conference, a higher court of the Church. The functions of the Presbytery include: overseeing Pastoral Charges within its bounds, including the designation of new Charges; receiving and disposing of petitions and appeals from lower governing bodies or courts; transmitting the above to higher bodies or courts; licensing lay persons recommended after examination; overseeing education of students looking forward to ministry and supervision of members of the Order of Ministry within its bounds. Lindsay Presbytery was established in 1925 within the boundaries of Bay of Quinte Conference. It closed in 2012 with the restructuring of Bay of Quinte Conference.

Cold Springs Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1968-

Cold Springs Pastoral Charge was formed in 1968 with the amalgamation of Cold Springs United Church and Plainville United Church.

Consecon Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1896-2018

Consecon Pastoral Charge is a two point charge consisting of Consecon United Church and Carrying Place United Church.

Springville Presbyterian Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1855-1924

Springville Presbyterian Pastoral Charge was formed around 1855, it included points in Cavan and North Monaghan Townships, including Springville, Bethany Church, and Lakevale Church in Fowlers Corners.

Seymour Methodist Church

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1858-1925

The Seymour Methodist Church was established in 1858 and in 1925, it joined the United Church of Canada.

Sutton West : Knox Pastoral Charge (Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body

Sutton West: Knox Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925, formerly Methodist and Presbyterian; it was also known as Sutton West Pastoral Charge and Sutton West - Virginia Pastoral Charge, and included Knox Church in Sutton West, Bethel Church in Georgina Township, and Virginia

United Church of Canada. Huron-Perth Presbytery

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1925-1967

Presbyteries in The United Church of Canada are courts of the Church within geographical boundaries made up of a number of Pastoral Charges. Presbytery membership consists of ordained ministers of the Charges within the Presbytery, United Church lay persons, and corresponding members. A grouping of Presbyteries within a larger geographical area makes up a Conference, a higher court of the Church. The functions of the Presbytery include: overseeing Pastoral Charges within its bounds, including the designation of new Charges; receiving and disposing of petitions and appeals from lower governing bodies or courts; transmitting the above to higher bodies or courts; licensing lay persons qualified to serve in lay ministry; overseeing education of candidates for ministry; and supervision of members of the Order of Ministry within its bounds. Huron-Perth Presbytery was constituted on 1968 January 16 from the amalgamation of the Huron and Perth Presbyteries, both within the boundaries of London Conference. Huron Presbytery was established on 1925 September 16 within the boundaries of London Conference. It ceased to exist after the meeting of 1967 November 29. Perth Presbytery was established in 1925 within the boundaries of London Conference. It ceased to exist after the meeting of 1967 November 22.

Grace United Church (Sarnia, Ont.)

  • CAN
  • Corporate body
  • 1956-2019

Grace United Church was formed in 1956 and is currently an active congregation in the United Church of Canada.

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