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Everything we post on a regular basis in our website in different categories, appears in this index by chronological order, newest entries at the top.

Lillias Brown

Lillias Brown

In Memorium  Lillias BrownLillias Audrey Jean Brown was born May 27, 1924 and served her ministry as a missionary in India after graduating from the United Church Training School in 1951.   Lillian passed away peacefuly at St. Hilda's Long Term Care in Toronto on...

Betty Ann Caldwell

Betty Ann Caldwell

In Memorium  Betty Ann CaldwellELIZABETH (BETTY ANN) CALDWELL was born April 9, 1931.  Betty Ann was born in Dauphin, MB and raised in Gilbert Plains. She remembered her childhood as a wondrous time, filled with family, community, church, education, sports and...

Lillian Morrison

In Memorium  Lillian MorrisonLillian Morrison graduated from the Centre for Christian Studies in 1983. She was Minister Emeritus at Scarborough Bluffs United Church in Toronto, and had just passed the 29th anniversary of her entry into ordered ministry. As a lay...

Laurie Ann Storring

Laurie Ann Storring

In Memorium  Laurie Ann StorringLaurie Ann (Kirby) Storring was born on April 28, 1956 in Bancroft, Ontario, an area that is known for its beautiful natural environment.  Perhaps it is from these beginnings that her love of the outdoors entwined with her...

Sylvia Hamilton

Sylvia Hamilton

In Memorium  Sylvia HamiltonSylvia Hamilton grew up in the United Church of Canada, and was an active volunteer, providing leadership in Church School. She was the first woman to be Sunday School Superintendent at St. George’s United Church in Toronto. Sylvia was...

Thelma Dixon-Murphy

Thelma Dixon-Murphy

In Memorium  Thelma Dixon-MurphyThelma Dixon was born on December 11, 1918. The first part of this biography, is an autobiography, written by Thelma in 2002. Inspired by the teachers who lived in our home and whom I admired, I grew up in Northern Ontario knowing...

Leafa (Drew) McNeil

Leafa (Drew) McNeil

In Memorium  Leafa (Drew) McNeilLeafa Drew contributed much to enrich God’s world through her faith and her music – she was a practical Christian – she accepted the blessings of God in life, and met the difficult times with quiet patience and understanding. Leafa...

Frances Taylor Cline

Frances Taylor Cline

In Memorium  Frances Taylor ClineFrances Taylor was born July 18,1922 in Edmonton, Alberta to Geoffery Bradford Taylor and Jean Frances Millar. She was the second of 4 children; John, Neil and Peggy were her siblings. She lived in Edmonton during her school...

Mary Pyne

Mary Pyne

In Memorium  Mary PyneMary Pyne, born in 1924, was a colourful, feisty and loving advocate for justice. She lived her theology in everything she did. Mary, already a registered nurse, graduated from the United Church Training School in 1950. Her first appointment...

Nellie Spicer

Nellie Spicer

In Memorium  Nellie SpicerNellie Spicer was a character: her view was broad and she was curious about everything. She was a doer, and do she did. Raised in a farm family in southern Alberta, she was the oldest of 11 children. It was a church family, and at home...

Geraldine Dearing Bould

Geraldine Dearing Bould

In Memorium  Geraldine Dearing BouldGeraldine Bould was a bright, capable woman, who brought skill and wisdom to the ministries she conducted in her long career serving congregations and church institutions as a lay person and as a Deaconesses. Geraldine Gladys...

Betty Chisholm Cade

Betty Chisholm Cade

In Memorium  Betty Chisholm CadeBetty Ann Chisholm Cade was a spirited woman, deeply committed to the ministry of hospitality. Her home was frequently the location of parties for her family and friends. She was faithful in connecting her classmates to one another...

Beatrice Leslie Doidge

Beatrice Leslie Doidge

In Memorium  Beatrice Leslie DoidgeBeatrice May (Leslie) Doidge, born September 28, 1911, grew up in the farming community of Banner, Ontario, about 17 miles east of London, the fifth of six children born to George and Lawrence Leslie.  Her family was very...