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Methodist Church - Clergy√

Hardy, Ralph Willard

  • SCAA-UCCS-0079
  • Person
  • 1890–1987

R.W. Hardy was a Methodist and later United Church minister, who served congregations in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. He was born in 1890 and spent his childhood in Ontario, before attending the University of Toronto. He was ordained and married in June 1921, in Whitby, Ontario. He moved west and was assigned by the Methodist Church to the hospital in Hafford, Saskatchewan. From 1925 to 1930, Hardy served as a United Church minister in Speers and then Maymont, before transferring to Cranbrook, B.C.

Arnup, Jesse Henry

  • SCAA-UCCS-0089
  • Person
  • 1880–1965

Jesse H. Arnup, (1881-1965) was a Methodist and then United Church minister and later the Moderator of the United Church of Canada. He was born in Norfolk County, Ontario in 1881. In 1905, he was received on trial by the Methodist Church in Estevan, Saskatchewan. He graduated from Victoria College in 1909 and received his D.D. from Wesley College, Winnipeg, in 1924. From 1910 to 1912 he was Secretary of the Layman's Missionary Movement of the Methodist Church, Assistant Secretary of Overseas Missions from 1913 to 1925, and Secretary of United Church of Canada Foreign Missions from 1925 to 1952. He served as Moderator from 1944 to 1946.

Harrison, Herbert

  • SCAA-UCCS-0092
  • Person
  • 18??–19?? [after 1926]

Herbert Harrison was a Methodist minister, whose served several Saskatchewan congregations, including North Portal, Chamberlain, Regina, Cabri, Estuary, and Cantaur. Prior to his studies, at Wesley College (1913–1914), he was received on trial at North Portal, Saskatchewan, in 1910, and served in Chamberlain (1911) and Regina (1912). Harrison was ordained in 1915 and served in Cabri (1916), Estuary (1917), and Cantaur (1918). He resigned in 1924 and left to join the Methodist Church, in England.

Martin, Fred

  • SCAA-UCCS-0094
  • Person
  • 18??–1922

Fred Martin was a Methodist minister, who served in Saskatchewan at North Portal, Dinsmore, Piapot, and Swift Current. He was received on trial at North Portal in 1908 and attended Wesley College (Winnipeg), from 1909 to 1914, before being ordained in 1915. He was minister at Piapot (1916–1917) and supplied at Swift Current (1918–1921).

Norris, Frederick George

  • SCAA-UCCS-0095
  • Person
  • ca.1887–19?? [after 1920]

F.G. Norris was a Methodist, who was received (on trial) for ministry in Estevan, 1912. He studied at Wesley College (Winnipeg), from 1913 to 1915. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, from 1916 to 1919.

MacLean, John

  • SCAA-UCCS-0146
  • Person
  • 1851–1928

John MacLean was a Methodist minister and missionary to Indigenous communities, serving in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Manitoba. He edited The Wesleyan for 1902-1906, served as Archivist of the Methodist Church and Librarian of Wesley College, Winnipeg, 1918-1928. He also studied native culture, and wrote numerous books and pamphlets on the history of Methodism, Western Canada, and native peoples.

Rundle, Robert Terrill

  • SCAA-UCCS-0151
  • Person
  • 1811–1896

Robert Terrill Rundle (1811-1896) was a Methodist missionary to northern and western Canada. He was born in Cornwall, England, converted to Methodism in his teens and became a lay preacher for the Wesleyan Methodist Church. He volunteered as a missionary to the Hudson's Bay Territory. He arrived at Norway House, Manitoba, in the summer of 1840 and at Fort Edmonton, Alberta, in the autumn of the same year; he led services in English and Cree. He produced literature in the Cree Syllabic, having learned it from Rev. James Evans. He left the mission in 1848 because of ill health; he served on English circuits until his retirement in 1887.

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