Agassiz United Church (Kent, B.C.)

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Agassiz United Church (Kent, B.C.)

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1925-

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Methodist and Presbyterian activity in Agassiz dates back to the early 1890s. The Methodists formed a Quarterly Official Board in Agassiz in 1895, and a Presbyterian congregation was formally organized in 1900. The latter came to be called Geneva Presbyterian Church, by 1908. In 1925 the two congregations joined together to form Agassiz United Church. This constituted a pastoral charge in Westminster Presbytery from 1925 to 1959, when it was absorbed by the newly created Fraser Presbytery. In 1969, Agassiz United Church joined Rosedale United Church in a two-point charge known as Agassiz-Rosedale Pastoral Charge. This arrangement continued until 2013, when the congregations became separate charges once again.

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