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Musical gathering

The Friends of Beaverdams Church were treated to a special performance by the Young at Heart Choir last Sunday. Under the direction of Gina Armstrong and with piano accompaniment from Charlotte Cottage, the choir (including Heather Armstrong, Beverley Carley, Bud Cunningham, … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone!

What a resounding success! The totals are just in, and we can proudly announce that the 3rd Annual Beaverdams Church Yard Sale brought in nearly $1000 more than last year. Of the nearly $3700, $900 came in donations – trebling that of last … Continue reading

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“There’s a church in the valley …”

There’s a church in the valley by the wildwood No lovelier place in the dale No spot is so dear to my childhood As the little brown church in the vale  Oh come, come, come, come Come to the church … Continue reading

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Back inside …

What a weekend we’ve got in store! First, there’s Andrew Henderson’s benefit concert on Saturday June 6 at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Thorold from 7.30 followed by a reception. For more information or tickets please contact Henderson’s Pharmacy on Front Street … Continue reading

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“Beaverdams Church: Its Past, Present and Future”

So was the title of the presentation given by vice president Melanie Battell and consulting engineer Mark Shoalts at the Ontario Heritage Conference Niagara 2015 earlier in the month. It would be an understatement to say that the Friends’ participation … Continue reading

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Springing into action

After a long long winter, the promise of being outdoors again is very exciting … especially when we look forward to some exciting upcoming events from the Friends of Beaverdams Church!  • First up is the the Ontario Heritage Conference Niagara 2015 in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake … Continue reading

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“Moneys Expended on the Beaverdam Church …”

One hundred and fifty years ago, Beaverdams Church was in need of a new fence and other repairs. And, thus, in 1865, a group of local Beaverdams and Thorold residents gathered their resources and go to work … or so … Continue reading

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Upcoming

It’s that time again where we look forward to the monthly meeting of the Friends, when we can discuss goings-on and upcoming events. It’s also a time to reflect on the year that’s been. And, here, we can thank Margie Hadley … Continue reading

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Whereas in and by a Statute of the Province of Upper Canada …

So begins the deed that permitted the conveyance of no more than 5 acres to non-established (or state) – the so-called ‘dissenting’ – religions, to found a “Church, Meeting-House, or Chapel, or a Burying-ground.” And, with this remit the Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal … Continue reading

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A walk down memory lane …

The February 2015 meeting not only brought together nearly 30 Friends, but also lots of archival material and exciting plans for Spring and early Summer. Here you will find offerings from Robert Halfyard and Gina Armstrong. Enjoy!  Here’s a preview of some Upcoming … Continue reading

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