Greenway Pastoral Change
Greenway United Church - closed its doors on Sunday, June 29, 2014
after a meaningful and beautiful celebration service.
Huron Shores United Church
welcomes their members
as our amalgamation begins.
History of Greenway United Church
As a smaller rural church, Greenway United Church is somewhat unique in the number of different churches in the local area that were amalgamated or closed and became part of Greenway United Church.
The following is a brief chronological history of Greenway United Church.
1868 - One of the first community church services in the area was held.
1875 - Church building erected at Greenway by the Boston Methodist Episcopal church.
1895 to 1890 – Salem, Corbett, and Bethel Methodist churches joined Boston Methodist Episcopal Church (Greenway). Also about the same period of time the German Luther Church and German Evangelical Churches closed and became part of Greenway church.
1897 - Boston Methodist Episcopal church erected the present Greenway church that is the present home of Greenway United Church.
1925 -1926 - Corbett Presbyterian Church amalgamated with Greenway United Church as a result of the Canadian Union of Methodist, Presbyterian, and congregational churches to become the
United Church of Canada.
1947 – 50 year anniversary of the new Methodist church built in Greenway replacing previous building built in 1875.
1997 – 100 year anniversary of the new Methodist church erected in Greenway
2007 – 132 year anniversary of the original church built in Greenway by the
Boston Methodist church.
The dates and events were compiled and condensed from two excellent previous history books; Greenway United Church
1875–1975 -A century of Service
(We would invite people to comment on any errors in this brief history outline)