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A dickens of a night!

Nearly 180 people filled the pews and aisles as period-costumed carolers singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!” processed into Thorold’s Trinity United Church last Saturday evening. Thus, began the two-hour dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by the … 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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An amazing turnout!

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the 2nd annual Beaverdams Church Yard Sale was a HUGE success … The chilly start did not deter the crowds and bartering was well under way by 9 a.m. A staggering $2630.22 was raised for … Continue reading

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As then, so too today

In keeping with the theme of resurrecting archival material pertaining to the restoration of Beaverdams Church, this recently emerged: an agreement between the church trustees and various neighbours to commit funds for its upkeep. We read that the trustees desired … Continue reading

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Past improvements

In 1865, the trustees of Beaverdams Church calculated the cost of “moneys expended … for fencing and other expenses.” The total was $242.70 (although most of this seems to have been due on account to the builder, Beatty & Sons). … Continue reading

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A Foundation Piece

The Friends of Beaverdams Church are excited to announce that restoration work on the church is anticipated to begin in a few short months, in Spring 2014. The first step will be to stabilize the 12 supporting posts along the … Continue reading

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Only one week away …

The first annual Friends of Beaverdams Church Trivia Night is less than a week away! Space is limited: already more than 100 tickets have been sold! Don’t be disappointed and buy your tickets soon by contacting Donna at (905) 227-7556 or … Continue reading

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