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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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Hidden Treasures!

Do you have plans for Wednesday evening? Not only will the Friends be hosting our monthly meeting at Trinity United on Pine Street in Thorold on February 25th at 7 p.m., but we’re be trying something a bit different after the business portion … Continue reading

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And the answer is …

An innocuous enough question (“Where are the highest tides in the world recorded?”) launched the second annual Trivia Night at Trinity United Church on October 4th. Eighty-three more questions and 16 visual identifications – along with a lot of huddled … Continue reading

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Hear ye, hear ye!

As all the final details of the transfer of ownership are ironed out, the Friends of Beaverdams Church are looking forward to an exciting few months of fundraising activities and further restoration efforts. First up is the second annual Trivia … Continue reading

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The Friends have it!

Following a resoundingly positive vote from the membership in favour of ownership and after ironing out some details with the City, historic Beaverdams Church is now proudly owned by the 100-odd volunteers who make up the Friends of Beaverdams Church. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the past … and looking to the future

Beaverdams Church hosted nearly 90 people on June 1st for the annual dedication service and to celebrate  the memory of one of its most cherished and dedicated friends, Esther Summers (1913–2013). The Rev. George Addison of Trinity United, Friends of Beaverdams Church … Continue reading

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Meetings … then and now

Here is another snippet from the Thorold Post – this time from 20 January 1893 (p. 6): The old Beaverdams church was the scene of a very pleasant meeting on Thursday evening, the 12th. Many of the ladies of the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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