Fonds CONG-461 - Albion Gardens Presbyterian Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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Albion Gardens Presbyterian Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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CA ON00313 CONG-461

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  • 1957-[197-] and microfilmed 1991, 2002 (originally created 1957-2000) (Creation)

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3 reels of microfilm 1 cm of textual records

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Albion Gardens Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ontario was established in late 1957. The first church service was held on Oct. 6th in Albion Gardens Public School and the congregation was formally established on Dec. 15. The Rev. Frank Slavik was appointed as minister to the new congregation. He also served the congregation at Pine Ridge until 1959. In that year, the congregation also began construction of a church building, which was opened Dec. 14, 1961. Rev. Slavik served until 1963 and was followed by Rev. John Carr (1963-1970), Rev. James Crabb (1970-1974), Rev. Victor Raisin (1974-1982), Rev. Lorna Raper (1982-1987), Rev. John Taylor (1987-1993), Rev. Sarah Kim (1995-2001), and since 2001, Rev. Marion Schaffer.

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Fonds consists of the following records (some of which are microfilm copies) of Albion Gardens Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ont: Baptisms (1957-1990); Marriages (1964-1990); Burials (1963-1989); Session minutes (1957-2000); Congregational Meeting minutes (1958-1991); Communion Rolls (1962-1991); Annual Reports (1963, 1967); and an Order of Services for the opening of the congregation (1957).

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Notes Session minutes are restricted for a period of 50 years from the date they were written.

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A file list is available. See FA-4000T at The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives.

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