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Historical Notes: Trinity United Church, Cobourg Ontario


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Historical Notes: Trinity United Church, Cobourg Ontario
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
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HISTORICAL NOTES: TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, COBOURG ONTARIO
1805 – 1925


1805 -- SMITH'S CREEK CIRCUIT FORMED, WITH REV. THOMAS MADDEN AS CIRCUIT RIDER [METHOD 1ST CHURCH]

1806 -- LUTHER BISHOP REPLACES THOMAS MADDEN AS CIRCUIT MEMBERSHIP REACHES 76

1816 -- NATHANIAL REEDER APPOINTED AS CIRCUIT MEMBERSHIP REACHES 92

1819 -- ELIJAH BORADMAN APPOINTED AS CIRCUIT MEMBERSHIP REACHES 200

1820 -- "HAMILTON" CHAPEL [METHODIST CHURCH] ERECTED NORTH OF COBOURG

1824 -- FIRST CANADA CONFERENCE OF METHODIST CHURCH HELD IN PICTON

1824 -- ANSON GREEN ASSIGNED TO CIRCUIT [NOW 400 MILES AROUND] AS MEMBERSHIP REACHES 425 AND COBOURG GROWS TO A VILLAGE OF 100

1824 -- FRAME CHAPEL ERECTED ON PRESENT SITE OF THIS CHURCH

1826 -- CANADA CONFERENCE OF METHODIST CHURCH HELD IN HAMILTON CHAPEL

1826 -- EGERTON RYERSON JOINS CIRCUIT FOR TWO YEARS AS PREACHER

1828 -- METHODIST CHURCH OF CANADA BECOMES SEPARATE LEGAL ENTITY AND CAN HOLD PROPERTY

1829 -- JOHN CARROLL JOINS CIRCUIT FOR THREE YEARS AS PREACHER

1836 -- METHODIST ACADEMY OPENED IN COBOURG

1839 -- ALEXANDER McNAB APPOINTED FOR THREE YEARS TO COBOURG CIRCUIT

1841 -- EGERTON RYERSON APPOINTED PRESIDENT AS METHODIST ACADEMY BECOMES VICTORIA COLLEGE

1842 -- ANSON GREEN PRESIDENT OF CANADA CONFERENCE

1845 -- ALEXANDER McNAB APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF VICTORIA COLLEGE

1851 -- GEORGE SANDERSON APPOINTED FOR THREE YEARS AS PREACHER ON COBOURG CIRCUIT

1853 -- BRICK CHURCH DEDICATED AS "WESLEYAN CHURCH" TO REPLACE FRAME CHAPEL

1860--BRICK CHURCH EXPANDED ON EAST END

1865--NEW ORGAN INSTALLED IN BRICK CHURCH

1868--SIDE GALLERIES ADDED TO BRICK CHURCH

1868--MORELY PUNSHON APPOINTED TO FIVE YEAR TERM AS PRESIDENT OF CANADA CONFERENCE OF METHODIST CHURCH

1870--COBOURG CIRCUIT REDUCED TO FIVE PREACHING PLACES

1871--WILLIAM BRIGGS APPOINTED TO THREE YEAR TERM AS MINISTER FOR COBOURG CIRCUIT

1872--BRICK MANSE COMPLETED

1874--WELLINGTON JEFFERS APPOINTED TO THREE YEAR TERM AS MINISTER FOR COBOURG CIRCUIT

1875--DOORS REMOVED FROM CHURCH PEWS AND CUSHIONS PROVIDED

1883--BRICK SUNDAY SCHOOL HALL COMPLETED AND SUNDAY SCHOOL MOVED FROM BASEMENT OF BRICK CHURCH

1884--THE THREE METHODIST CONGREGATIONS IN COBOURG CBIBLE CHRISTIAN, METHODIST EPISCOPAL, & WESLEYAN METHOD 1ST 3 BECOME A PART OF THE NEW METHODIST CHURCH OF CANADA

1897--KING STREET METHODIST & DIVISION STREET METHODIST CONGREGATIONS COMBINE

1898--D.N. McCAMUS BEGAN A THREE YEAR PASTORATE IN COBOURG

1901--DEDICATION OF EXPANDED CHURCH BUILDING INCLUDING
- "GOOD SHEPHERD" WINDOW INSTALLED IN NORTH TRANSCEPT IN MEMORY OF JOHN BEATTY & HIS WIFE
- “GOOD SAMARITAN" WINDOW INSTALLED IN SOUTH TRANSCEPT IN MEMORY OF JAMES CROSSEN
- "SERMON ON THE MOUNT" WINDOW INSTALLED IN THE EAST WALL IN MEMORY OF DR. NELLES, PROFS. KINGSTON & WILSON OFVICTORIA COLLEGE
- KARN-WARREN ORGAN POWERED BY WATER-PISTON MOTOR
- PEWS OF OAK & ASH

1921--SUNDAY SCHOOL HALL EXPANDED

1924--100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CONGREGATION

1925--UNION OF CONGREGATIONAL, METHODIST & PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES TO FORM THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
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Historical Notes: Trinity United Church, Cobourg Ontario


Historical Notes: Trinity United Church, Cobourg Ontario
Source: Unknown
Acquired: June 22, 1987