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Athens United Church (Ont.) fonds
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- Athens United Church (Ont.)
- United Church of Canada Archives
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87 cm of textual records
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Athens United Church was established in 1925, formerly Methodist. It formed part of Athens Pastoral Charge with Glen Elbe (until ca. 1953) and Addison. The charge would change its name to Athens-Addison Pastoral Charge ca. 1987. The charge disbanded and each congregation formed its own single-point charge in 2013. Athens United Church is still an active congregation of the United Church of Canada.
Athens Methodist Circuit was established in 1884 when the Farmersville (Athens) Methodist Episcopal and Wesleyan Methodist joined the Methodist Church Canada; it joined the United Church of Canada in 1925.
Farmersville Methodist Episcopal Church was established in 1842; it joined the Methodist Church Canada in 1884. Farmersville Wesleyan Methodist Circuit was established in 1850; it joined the Methodist Church Canada in 1884.
This material forms part of the Ontario Regional Councils program of the United Church of Canada Archive.
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Fonds consists of Quarterly Board minutes of Farmersville Wesleyan Methodist Circuit (includes Elizabethtown Wesleyan Methodist Circuit), 1835-1880; Sunday School minutes and constitution of Farmersville Methodist Episcopal Church, 1867-1873; records of Athens Methodist Circuit, 1883-1924; and records, including baptisms, 1898-1952, marriages, 1896-1953, burials, 1898-1950, of Athens United Church (includes records of Athens Methodist Circuit), 1896-2014
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Parts of the textual records are available on microfilm reel(s) LCM-62: positive and negative; 35mm. For a listing of these records, see the LCR Microfilm Shelf List. LCM reels are available through Inter-Library Loan.
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Access to baptismal, marriage and burial registers may be restricted according to relevant privacy legislation.
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Use microfilm where available.
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