Archives – Virtual Exhibit

It’s God’s Country

A review of the United Church and its founding partners, the Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches in British Columbia.  Rev. F.E. Runnalls, 1974.

Making Room for Women

Making Room For Women logoMaking Room for Women is a coordinated effort to identify and preserve personal papers of women in The United Church of Canada, and the records of organizations in which they have participated.

An important part of this initiative is an oral history program. The national church and the conferences are now beginning to identify women who have been influential in the United Church over the past several decades, and preserving their stories.

The Rev. Sharon Copeman has been conducting interviews on behalf of BC Conference. The Archives would like to honour each one of the women who have been interviewed, and they are listed below. Some of the interviews are available here for you to enjoy.

Jocelyn Pritchard

Rev. Edith Baird

Marilyn Harrison

Rev. Patricia Baker

Rev. Dr. Janet Cawley

Dr. Donna Runnalls

Dr. Marion Best

Marion Carr

Eunice Williams

Donna Ziegler

Joan Fidler Burrows


Photo Gallery

These displays are derived from the holdings of the Bob Stewart Archives. They are intended for your enjoyment and education about United Church history in British Columbia.

Access to the photographic images in these displays does not imply permission for re-use. Permission to publish or otherwise use these images, and any accompanying text, must first be obtained in writing from the Bob Stewart Archives.

Marine Missions

Japanese Missions

Video Gallery

Forty-seven select digitized episodes of the former Interchurch Television program, Pressure Point, are now available on YouTube.

In 1985, CBC, along with the United Church, made a video on the Thomas Crosby Marine Mission, directed by Tony Wade.

A slideshow celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the UCW (United Church Women).

Audio Gallery

The Archives holds a collection of recorded interviews conducted by the United Church History Seekers as part the Heritage Alive Project.  In some cases, the sound quality is poor because of the original recording equipment and/or the age of the tapes. Here is what we have to date.

Rev. Dr. Francis E. Runnalls

Rev. Dr. Lydia Emilie Gruchy

Miss Annie May McLachlan

Rev. Dr. Bill Robinson

Rev. Dr. Norah Hughes

Rev. Dr. Bob McLaren

Dr. Don Watt