Tag Archives: religion

A Walk on the Dark Side

When Hugh McKervill was in training to become a minister in the United Church of Canada, he was sent in the summer of 1955 as a student minister to the people of the Smoky Burn-Battle Heights-Papikwan area (at the edge … Continue reading

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Family Bible Records

The Vance Family Bible is one of those cumbersome old tomes meant as a showpiece on a mantle. Its dimensions are 11 x 13 x 4.5″ thick — not something you’d carry along to Church every Sunday. It was presented … Continue reading

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Visiting Grandpa and Grandma Turner

By Evelyn Whitney My Grandad, Charles Turner, was a staunch Orangeman, a firm United Protestant.  When I stayed with them they would dress me up and take me to church.  Grandad taught us to play cards — 500 rummy, Chinese … Continue reading

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