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Methodism in Moncton

 
 
Methodism in Moncton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 28, 2019
1. Methodism in Moncton Marker
Inscription.  
This plaque commemorates
Methodism in Moncton

1781 Ministry of Methodist Preachers
1822 Circuit established
1828 Methodist Society formed
1847 First denominational church in Moncton, corner of Main and Wesley Streets
1877 First church on this site
1925 The United Church of Canada

Erected to the Glory of God
October 14, 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 46° 5.369′ N, 64° 46.723′ W. Marker is in Moncton, New Brunswick, in Westmorland County. Marker is on Queen Street just west of Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted above eye-level at the northeast corner of Moncton's Central United Church, facing Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Queen Street, Moncton NB E1C 1K8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Moncton United Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple / Temple de l’Ordre maçonnique
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Capitol Theatre / Théâtre Capitol (about 120 meters away); The Transcript Building (about 150 meters away); St. Bernards Church (about 210 meters away); Bilingual Banking / Une Banque Bilingue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Art of Advertising / L’art de la publicité (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); From River to Firm Land / De la rivière à la terre ferme (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moncton.
 
Regarding Methodism in Moncton. Canadian Register of Historic Places #4948.
 
Also see . . .
1. Central United Church. Central United Church is designated as a Local Historic Place because it is an expression of Gothic Revival inspired architecture and based on the Early English Gothic style. Central United Church is also recognized for its relevance in the religious landscape of Moncton. Formerly the Central Methodist Church, the new Central United Church was the first Protestant church organized in the City of Moncton in 1847. The congregation
Central Methodist Church Plaque (<i>above marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 28, 2019
2. Central Methodist Church Plaque (above marker)
Central
Methodist Church
Founded 1847 • Burned 1914
Rebuilt 1915
grew and several new congregations were formed, such as Wesley Memorial Church in 1891. (Submitted on June 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Central United Church History.
1821 The Free Meeting House becomes an ecumenical place of worship.
1822 Petitcodiac Circuit established
1847 The first denominational church was established at “the Bend,” the corner of Main and Wesley Street, Moncton
1874 Several branches of Methodism came together to form the Methodist Church of Canada
1877 New Methodist Church and manse were built fronting on Church Street
1885 Manse was moved from the middle of what became Queen Street
1912 New manse built due to fire
1914 (Nov 24) Fire destroys Central Methodist Church
1916 (Oct 22) Dedication of new Central Methodist Church
1925 (June 10) Methodists, Congregationalists and 70% of the Presbyterians unite to form The United Church of Canada and Central Methodist Church becomes Central United Church.
1968 Evangelical United Brethren become part of the United Church of Canada
2008 Central United Church begins working with other not-for-profit agencies to create the Community Peace Centre complex on the corner of Church and Queen Streets
2012 (June 11) Official opening of Community Peace Centre, of which Central
Methodism in Moncton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 28, 2019
3. Methodism in Moncton Marker
United Church is a founding member (Submitted on June 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Moncton Central United Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 28, 2019
4. Moncton Central United Church
Moncton Central United Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 28, 2019
5. Moncton Central United Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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