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Yorkton Presbytery fonds

  • FD 22
  • Fonds
  • 1912–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Yorkton-Abernethy and Yorkton (later Parkland) Presbyteries, their secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include meeting minutes (1925-1987), correspondence, secretarial notebooks, property files, and documents relating to the Congregational Life and Work Committee.

United Church of Canada Yorkton Presbytery

Woman's Missionary Society Saskatchewan Branch fonds

  • FW 12
  • Fonds
  • ca.1926–1962

The fonds consists of records created by the Saskatchewan Branch of the W.M.S., its members, treasurers, circles and committee(s).

Contents include: meeting minutes (1926-1962); bylaws and resolutions; annual reports; membership records; financial records; School for Leaders minutes and associated documents; Baby Band conference and presbyterial reports; select publications; scrapbooks; and W.M.S. Conference and presbyterial histories (to 1961). Additional historical materials included the fonds were collected by Mrs. Mary McKechnie, first president of the Qu’Appelle Presbyterian W.M.S. and later of the Saskatchewan Conference W.M.S. There is also a daily register of pupils from Round Lake Indian School (1942-1946).

United Church Woman's Missionary Society, Saskatchewan Branch

Wolseley-Sintaluta Pastoral Charge fonds

  • FL 768
  • Fonds
  • 1886–1993

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Wolseley, Sintaluta and Wolseley-Sintaluta Pastoral Charges and constituent churches – their boards, committees and related bodies, and local youth and women’s groups.

Contents include: minutes of boards, stewards, trustees’ meetings; Sunday school, choir and mission band files; records of local Young Peoples’ Union (Y.P.U.), Ladies Aid Society, Women’s Missionary Society (W.M.S.), Woman’s Association (W.A.) and United Church Women (U.C.W.) groups; correspondence; anniversary bulletin and history files; annual reports; communion and historic rolls; and record books and church registers of baptism, marriages and burials in the area. St. James United Church (Wolseley), Ellisboro, Summerberry, Poplar Grove, Weldon, Westfield Church (Wolseley), Bethany Church (Wolseley), Hurricane Hills Reserve, Carry the Kettle Reserve, Assiniboine, Adair, Red Fox, Rose Valley, Moffatt, Alexander, and Sintaluta are among the congregations and communities identified in the fonds.

Wolseley Pastoral Charge

Unity-Meridian Pastoral Charge fonds

  • FL 708
  • Fonds
  • 1913–2014

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Unity Pastoral Charge, Unity-Meridian (Shared Ministry) Pastoral Charge, their predecessors and constituent churches – the boards, committees and related bodies, local women’s units and other groups.

Contents include: minutes of church boards, Parish Council, sessions, stewards, congregational, Sunday School and Christian Education Committee meetings; meetings of local Ladies Aid Societies and Woman’s Association (W.A.) groups from Evesham, and Women’s Missionary Society (W.M.S.) and United Church Women (U.C.W.) groups from Unity and Wasteena; church histories; historic rolls, membership lists and directories; financial records and annual reports; and registers of baptisms, marriages and burials held at Unity, Evesham, Adanac, Senlac, Swarthmore, and related locations.

Unity-Meridian Pastoral Charge

United Church Women Saskatchewan Conference fonds

  • FW 14
  • Fonds
  • 1961–1971

The fonds consists of records created by the Saskatchewan Branch of the U.C.W., its members, treasurers, circles and committees. Contents include: meeting minutes (1961-1963, 1968-1970); membership rolls; lists of executives and provisional committees (1961-1970); annual reports (1963-1970); programmes; financial accounts book (1961-1970); correspondence files; histories of local U.C.W. units; and scrapbooks (1962-1970).

United Church Women, Saskatchewan Conference

Rosetown Presbytery fonds

  • FD 15
  • Fonds
  • 1945–1949

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes; correspondence; newsletters; statistics (1960); records of the Communications Committee (1969-1980); a document “Sketch History of Rosetown Presbytery, Part 1” (Oct. 1975), by Rev. M. John Moor; and some minutes, correspondence, and other material from the United Church Men / A.O.T.S.

United Church of Canada Rosetown Presbytery

Richardson, Grand Coulee, Pense, and Drinkwater Pastoral Charges fonds

  • FL 565
  • Fonds
  • 1901–1998

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by several associated churches and their varying governing pastoral charges, including Richardson, Grand Coulee (including Sherwood), Pense (including Cottonwood), Drinkwater, Stoney Beach, Pense - Grand Coulee, and Pense-Drinkwater, as well as predecessors and constituent churches – their boards, committees and related bodies, local women’s units and youth groups.

Contents include: minutes of church boards, sessions, stewards, congregational, trustee meetings; meetings of local Ladies Aid Societies, Women’s Missionary Society (W.M.S.), Women’s Federation (W.F.), Women’s Association (W.A.) and United Church Women (U.C.W.) groups; records from Sunday Schools, Mission Bands, Hi-C, Explorers, C.G.I.T. and other youth groups; correspondence and property files; financial records and annual reports; church histories, bulletins and leaflets; historic rolls and communion rolls; and registers of baptisms, marriages and burials held at Richardson, Pense, Cottonwood, Grand Coulee, Sherwood, Stoney Beach, Belle Plaine, Kronau, Estlin and related locations.

Richardson Pastoral Charge

Regina Knox-Metropolitan Pastoral Charge fonds

  • FL 546
  • Fonds
  • 1885–1983

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Knox-Metropolitan Pastoral Charge, Knox Pastoral Charge, Metropolitan Pastoral Charge and constituent churches – their boards, committees and related bodies, local women’s units and other groups.

Contents include: minutes of official church board; meetings of a local United Church Women (U.C.W.) group; annual reports; membership and communion rolls; and registers of baptisms, marriages and burials held at Knox, Metropolitan and the unified Knox-Metropolitan churches. There is also a file with reports and correspondence relating to the Regina Indian Industrial School.

Regina Knox-Metropolitan Pastoral Charge

Prairie Church History collection

  • FG 11
  • Collection
  • 1873–1962

The collection consists of a range of documents relating to Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian churches and related activities in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in the prairies.

Contents include histories, articles, addresses and other papers on: Congregationalism, Methodism, Presbyterianism in Saskatchewan; missionary work and communities in Prince Albert, Carrot River, Canora, and Norway House; Sunday Schools; C.G.I.T. and Y.W.C.A. groups; ministerial associations; Doukhobors; Ukranians; the Greek Orthodox Church; and Anglican Missions.

Authors include: Rev. W.P. McHaffie (Conference Historian and Archivist to Saskatchewan Methodist Conference); John MacLean (Chief Archivist, Wesley College Library, Winnipeg); Rev. Frederick Passmore; Rev. George Daniel; Rev. W.M. Moore; Rev. E.H. Oliver; Rev. J.R. McDonald; Rev. George Arthur; Allan Bowerman, J.L. Stewart; Alfred Carter; R.H. Hamilton; John L. Nichol; Lydia Gruchy; M. Stechinshin (Yorkton); John Roberts Kovalevitch; Rev. A.J. Hunter; Rev. P.C. Crath; E. Eustace and Maxim Berezynski; Dr. A.E. Archer (Lamont, Alberta); A. Bereka; Mrs. C.H. Monro (Ethelbert, Manitoba); Rev. John Gregorash; Rev. Theo Bay; Rev. J.A. Louseley.

Moose Jaw Presbytery fonds

  • FD 11
  • Fonds
  • 1925–1996

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes; correspondence; property files; records of the Property Committee, Moose Jaw Pastoral Charges Commission (1930), Committee on Insurance, Boundaries Committee, Historical Committee, and Rural Life Committee; missionary reports from Keeler-Gilroy Mission Field (1953-1955); Pastoral Charge visitation documentation; records regarding the Saddlebag Project (1969-1978); statistics; as well as minutes from the Inter-Urban Ministerial Association (1958-1961).

United Church of Canada Moose Jaw Presbytery

Local reports and newsletters collection

  • FG 15
  • Collection
  • ca.1970?–2018

This collection consists of annual reports created by more than 220 pastoral charges that existed within the boundaries of the United Church of Canada Saskatchewan Conference and (from 2019) Living Skies Regional Council, between the late-1960s and 2020. Some church newsletters, financial statements, histories and associated documents are also included.

Kamsack Presbytery fonds

  • FD 9
  • Fonds
  • 1925–1956

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Kamsack Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes (1925-1956); correspondence; treasurer’s accounts; statistics; files relating to education and students; record of candidates for ministry; and pastoral relations correspondence; as well as history documents, “Historical Notes of Kamsack Presbytery” and “Historical sketch of various pastoral charges in Kamsack Presbytery” (covering up to late 1920s and early 1940s).

United Church of Canada Kamsack Presbytery

Hurricane Hills Pastoral Charge fonds

  • FL 305
  • Fonds
  • 1897–1961

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Hurricane Hills Pastoral Charge and constituent churches.

Contents include: a Home Mission Record Book (1955-1961), containing baptism and burial records; reports (1915-1923) by H. McKay, George McArthur, and Peter Strang; and reports and diary fragments (1897-1903) by Rev. E. McKenzie. Broadview and Hurricane Hills are among the congregations and communities identified.

Hurricane Hills Pastoral Charge

Elrose Presbytery fonds

  • FD 7
  • Fonds
  • 1926–1949

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes (1926-1949); a treasurer’s book; and a “Report of the Historical Committee of the Elrose Presbytery” (Feb. 9, 1932), which includes a history of the presbytery and its pastoral charges.

United Church of Canada Elrose Presbytery

Battleford Presbytery fonds

  • FD 5
  • Fonds
  • 1925–2000

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes; reports; correspondence; documents regarding Hafford (Mission) Hospital; an accounts ledger; files relating to education and students; record of candidates for ministry; pastoral relations records; and a Battleford Presbytery Survey (1973).

United Church of Canada Battleford Presbytery