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Allenford - Park Head Pastoral Charge (Ont.) fonds
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- Allenford - Park Head Pastoral Charge (Ont.)
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9 microfilm reels : 35 mm
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Allenford - Park Head Pastoral Charge, formerly known as Allenford Pastoral Charge, was formed ca. 1932 when Park Head United Church joined Allenford to form a two-point pastoral charge. It is still an active pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada.
Allenford United Church, located at 7763 Highway 21, South Bruce Peninsula, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Allenford Methodist Church was established in 1876 and was later part of a circuit including Elsinore, North Derby, County Line (Salem) and Skipness. The church joined the United Church of Canada in 1925 and first formed a single-point pastoral charge until ca. 1932 when Park Head and Allenford created a two-point charge. It is still an active congregation of the United Church of Canada.
Park Head United Church, located at 59 Park Head Road, South Bruce Peninsula, was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. Park Head Methodist Church was established in 1874 as a Wesleyan Methodist church and was part of a circuit that included Hepworth and Zion Amabel. In 1891, the original log church was replaced with the current building. The church joined the United Church of Canada in 1925 as part of the Hepworth Pastoral Charge. Around 1932, it joined Allenford to form a two-point charge. It is still an active congregation of he Untied Church of Canada.
This material forms part of the Ontario Regional Councils program of the United Church of Canada Archive.
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Fonds consists of records of Allenford Methodist Circuit (incudes Allenford, Elsinore, North Derby, County Line (Salem) and Skipness) 1883-1921; records of Allenford Methodist Church, 1905-1925; Trustee minutes of Park Head Methodist Church, 1876-1923; Official Board minutes of Allenford - Park Head Pastoral Charge (includes Allenford and Park Head), 1940-2011; records of Allenford United Church (includes Allenford Methodist Church), 1908-1981; and records of Park Head United Church (includes Park Head Methodist Church), 1920-2009.
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