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The Rural Church and Community

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article550
Author
Church of England in Canada. Commission on Rural Work
Young, George Alfred, d. 1982
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Bulletin [Council for Social Service]
Date
1946 April 22
Author
Church of England in Canada. Commission on Rural Work
Young, George Alfred, d. 1982
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Bulletin [Council for Social Service]
Date
1946 April 22
Issue
126
Page
1-12 p.
Notes
"The Commission of our Church dealing with the Church and Rural Work has been preparing this past year for a more general observance of the Sunday before the Rogation Days. The Bishop of Athabasca [Arthur Henry Sovereign, 1881-1966, a member of the Commission, wrote `that Rogation day should be seen not only to draw attention of all our clergy to the use of prayers for God's blessing on the seed sewn, but also as a day on which special emphasis and thought should be given to the town and country work of the Church throughout all the parishes of our wide Dominion'. `The season', he says, `calls for a widening use of Rogation Sunday for a purpose well justified and traditionally correct'." .... We believe that a more general observance of Rogationtide would ultimately have the effect of leading our people to a deeper sense of our dependence upon Almighty God for the necessities of life; it would also make us realize the needs and the possibilities for good of our many small country parishes. It would help all areas of society to realize more deeply the economic and social needs of the farming community. The Church before the Reformation said in effect, `Without a strong peasantry there can be no strong Church and no strong country'. In our day this means the farmer and their helpers. In the words on our study pioneer forefathers in Canada, `the farmers are the backbone of the nation'." At the request of the Rural Commission, we publish a form of service derived almost wholly from the Prayer Book, which might be suitable for use in parish Churches or the grounds pertaining thereto, particularly in a rural areas. We point out that there is no authority in the Prayer Book for the use of this form of service, but the Commission, we are informed, hopes that the Bishops will authorize it or something similar for use in the dioceses. It is published on behalf of the Commission on Rural Work. The prize for the Vernon-Woods Memorial Essay, sponsored by the Council for Social Service, for 1945 was won by Mr. George A. Young of Emmanuel College, Saskatoon. As it deals with the Rural Church and life, its publication in this Bulletin is appropriate. The Article, `Mechanizing the Ministry', prepared by a member of the Rural Commission, is challenging to the Bishops and to the missionary spirit of our whole Church." -- Editorial Note.
Contents: Editorial Note / W.W. Judd -- Religion and Daily Life : A Statement from the Commission on Rural Work -- Suggested Prayers and Readings for Rogation Observance -- Mechanizing the Ministry -- Part 2: The Church in Rural Life : The Church's Contribution to the Reconstruction of Rural Society : Vernon-Woods Memorial Essay, 1945 / George A. Young -- Pertinent Books in the Council's Library.
The article "Mechanizing the Ministry" is about the need for cars for rural clergy. "Now that the war is over there is probably no single problem of more pressing nature for the rural and missionary clergy than the problem of transportation".
Subjects
Rural churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Community development - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Rural areas - Canada
Rural areas - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Rogation days - Anglican Church of Canada
Agriculture - Canada
Agriculture - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Christianity and agriculture - Canada
Canada - Economic conditions - 1945-1971
Anglican Church of Canada - Liturgy - Texts
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy
Automobiles - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Vernon Woods Memorial Essay (1945)
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Commission on Rural Work

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official6183
Date
1943 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1943 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop of Athabasca
Seconder
Rev. R.F. Palmer
Prologue
The resolution of the Rural Deaneries of Peace River and Grande Prairie suggesting a Commission on Rural Work was presented by the Bishop of Athabasca.
"The Rural Deanery of Peace River along with representatives of the Rural Deanery of Grande Prairie in the Diocese of Athabasca respectively suggest and request that the General Synod of the Church of England in Canada meeting in Toronto in September 1943 should appoint a Commission on Rural Church Work in Canada with special reference to the Church of England.
1. We would humbly suggest that this Commission should consist of three Bishops, three Priests and three laymen to be appointed by the General Synod in session this Fall, with power given to this Commission to increase its numbers by additional members, the same to be approved by the Primate. The Primate and the Secretaries of the three Boards of the General Synod would be ex officio members of this commission.
2. This Commission should give immediate attention to the formulation of plans for a survey of Rural Life and rural conditions in Canada with special reference to the ministrations of our Church in these rural areas, including the problem of education in rural areas, the important matter of the use of leisure in these areas, the home life, opportunities for advanced training of talented and ambitious young people, the stipends of the Clergy, the condition of the Rectories in which they live, the problem of transportation as they serve their people, the special training of clergy for rural work, etc, etc.
3. This Commission should examine carefully the great and important problem which deals with the place of the farm in our economic life, the financial returns for the labours of the farmer, the conditions under which he lives, etc, etc. This is one of the most important problems facing Canadian life today.
4. This Commission should have the power to co-operate with other Christian bodies within the boundaries of the Dominion as they study these and kindred problems.
5. Other nations and other parts of our Empire throughout the Church have given and are giving special attention to this vast and extremely important subject. Our Sister Church in the United States held its first Rural Church Conference in 1923. In 1924 a Division of Rural Work of the National Council was organized and a full-time secretary of Rural Work appointed. A special publication was issued regularly - The Rural Messenger. In 1925 the General Convention of the Episcopal Church appointed standing Committees on Rural Work. In 1928 a Joint Committee on Rural Work was appointed and in 1931, it gave a printed report which is a most valuable document.
In the USA the National Roman Catholic Rural Life Conference has been held annually for twenty years and this Church is giving very special attention to this Ecclesiastical and National problem.
In England at the beginning of this year of 1943, the Church of England along with other Church bodies has instituted a Rural Reconstruction Inquiry. This movement was inspired by the Oxford and Edinburgh Conferences. It is undertaken because the Council believes that all attempts at the social reconstruction of England will be finally void without a revival of the life of the countryside. This involves an awakening of interest among country folk in the needs of the family, the problems of industry, the claims of culture and the place of religion.
The ultimate purposes of the effort are said to be two: first, to secure that as much thought and energy are applied to the problems of villages as to those of towns; secondly, to "aid the Churches to relate their message and activities more closely to the needs and opportunities of rural communities."
Text
That the Resolution be received and considered clause by clause. CARRIED in both Houses.
1st Clause was amended by adding "and three women" after "laymen."
Clause 1 - CARRIED in both Houses as amended.
Clauses 2 and 3 - CARRIED in both Houses.
Clauses 3 and 4 - CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Church of England in Canada. Commission on Rural Work
Rural churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Agriculture - Canada
Agriculture - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Farmers - Canada
Farmers - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Christianity and agriculture - Anglican Church of Canada
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Ruskell, George Arnold, Rev. (Lake Harbour; Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1945-1952

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34487
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-1 Clergy files. -- 1927-1972.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
13
File No
2
Subject
Ruskell, George Arnold, 1919-
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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Wenham, Ronald Walter, Rev. (Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1936-1947

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34504
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-1 Clergy files. -- 1927-1972.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
21
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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Fort Chimo (Québec). - 1927-1956

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34533
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-3 Mission station files. -- 1924-1958.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
26
File No
7
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7b St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec- Accounts. - 1933-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36126
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7c St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec- Vestry book. - 1948-1958

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Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
3
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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Flossie and George Nicholson - Fort Chimo. - 1942-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36485
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Material Type
Graphic material
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of an envelope of 31 photos of Florence and George Nicholson while in Fort Chimo.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
P9901
Box Number
5
File No
7
Subject
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Fort Chimo (Québec)
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Bessie Quirt - Fort George, Fort Chimo, Herschel Island. - 1947-1960

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Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Material Type
Graphic material
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of 44 photos mostly from Fort George, but also includes Moose Factory, Fort Chimo and Herschel Island. Includes some Indian Residential School photos.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
P9901
Box Number
5
File No
8
Subject
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Herschel Island (N.W.T.)
Moose Factory (Ont.)
Fort George (Québec)
Chisasibi (Québec)
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2-7a St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Correspondence. - 1933-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36559
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
1
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7 St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Baptisms. - 1946-1948

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions37866
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of legal size copies of the register of baptisms.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
26
File No
3
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7 St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Marriages. - 1905-1970

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions37870
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of legal size copies of the register of marriages.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
26
File No
7
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7 St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Marriages. - 1913-1947

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions37873
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of oversize copies of the register of marriages.
Places included are Fort Chimo, Leaf River, George River, Makalik (Whale River), Lower Koksoak, Aupaluk, Fort Mackenzie, Payne Bay, Great Whale River, Kokapic, Upper Koksoak River, Tameruseak, Mukalik, and Diana Bay.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
26
File No
10
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
George River (Québec)
Kangiqsualujjuaq (Québec)
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2-7 St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Confirmations. - 1938-1969

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions37875
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of oversize copies of the register of confirmation records.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
26
File No
12
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

2-7 St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Burials. - 1902-1966

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions37876
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of oversize copies of the register of burial records.
Places include: Ungava, George River (Kangiqsualujjuaq), Fort Chimo (Kuujjuaq), False River, Kootlotook, Koksoak, Aloleek, Kotaluk (Leaf River), Port Burwell, Kasegeaksevik, Mukalik, and Payne Bay.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
26
File No
13
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
George River (Québec)
Kangiqsualujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

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