Worship Times:
Regular - 10:30 am
Summer - 10:00 am with a Junior Congregation available
Church School Times:
Regular - 10:45 am
Summer - 10:15 am

Lucknow United Church  1862 - 2012

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150th Anniversary

 In 2012, Lucknow United Church  will mark its 150th Anniversary.

We will celebrate our history, our experience of God's blessings for many generations, and our hope for the future as people of God.

Anniversary

Historical Facts

1862 -   a new Wesleyan Methodist Mission - Lucknow was formed.  Meetings were first held in a school house on Havelock Street.

1865 -   part of the member formed a new church congregation called the New Connection.  The reason for the split was they wanted lay representation in the church.  Later they joined together as one church in 1875.

1868 -   the Wesleyan Methodist purchased land on which to build a new church.

1883 -   a Ladies Aid Society was formed in the Lucknow Methodist Church

1885 -   Lucknow Methodist Church built a new church on the corner of Havelock and Campbell streets.  Opened and dedicated on December 6th.

1886 -   first wedding in the new church

1907 -   an acetylene gas lighting system was installed

1909 -   the pipe organ was installed

1910 -   the Official Board approved and recommended repetition of the Lord’s Prayer by the congregation at the morning service

1920 -   the church and parsonage were wired for electric lighting

1925 -   The United Church of Canada was formed and Lucknow United Church came into official existence.

1958 -   several memorial stained glass window were dedicated

1963     the exterior of the church was sandblasted to remove the red paint, originally painted in appr. 1927 and restore the brick surface

1969 -   Christian Education wing and manse were built

1974 -   the new front entrance was built

1994 -   Access Fund was started

1997 -   the new “Voices United” hymn books were purchased

1996 -   work to change the roofline over the choir room, minister’s study and lower hall began; work continued into 1997

2002 -   kitchen was renovated

2004 -   our church Mission Statement was adopted

2005 -   our church Vision Statement was adopted

2007 -   plans are underway to build a lift and renovate the church to make it more accessible

Please visit the "About Us" page for a more detailed description of various historial facts.