The United Church of Canada Archives, Toronto, includes the General Council Archives and the Regional Council Archives serving
Canadian Shield Regional Council, Antler River Watershed Regional Council, Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council, Horseshoe Falls Regional Council,Shining Waters Regional Council, and East Central Ontario Regional Council.
The purpose of the Archives is to acquire, preserve, and make available for research, in accordance with accepted professional principles and procedures, records, private documents and publications in all media pertaining to the history of the General Council Offices and the Central Ontario Conferences of The United Church of Canada and its antecedent denominations (Methodist Church, Canada, the Evangelical United Brethren, the Congregational Union of Canada, and 70 percent of The Presbyterian Church in Canada).
Please visit our Acquisitions Mandate for more information regarding what we collect.
For a history of The United Church of Canada please visit the Church’s Historical Timeline.
United Church records are also held locally across the United Church of Canada Archives Network. Each archival facility operates independently and has unique holdings and finding aids. Please consult the Archives Directory to contact these repositories.