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United Church of Canada

A guide for finding resources on the United Church of Canada

History of the United Church

A Church With the Soul of a Nation: Making and Remaking the United Church of Canada

The United Church of Canada: A History

Basis of Union (1925)

Inaugural Service: Wednesday, June Tenth, Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Five (1925)

The Story of Church Union in Canada

        -Written by S.D. Chown, a Methodist and the architect of church union

The United Church of Canada : The Story of the Union

        -Written by George Pidgeon, a Presbyterian minister at Bloor St. Church, who became the first moderator of the United Church

The Canadian Experience of Church Union

Church Union and the Presbyterian Church in Canada

        -Written by Ephraim Scott, an opponent of church union

Church Union in Canada : Its History, Motives, Doctrine and Government

        -Written by E. Lloyd Morrow, an opponent of church union

Church Union in Canada : Its Causes and Consequences

        -Written by C.E. Silcox, who wrote the first account of church union

The Resistance to Church Union in Canada, 1904-1939

Prairie Spirit: Persepectives on the Heritage of the United Church of Canada in the West

Christianizing the Social Order : A Statement Prepared by a Commission Appointed by the Board of Evangelism and Social Service

Christianizing the Social Order: A Founding Vision of the United Church of Canada

Divided Heritage: The Presbyterian Contribution to the United Church of Canada

Voices & Visions: 65 Years of the United Church of Canada

The Churches and the Canadian Experience : A Faith and Order Study of the Christian Tradition

        -Article in this book by, John Webster Grant, called: "Blending Traditions: The United Church of Canada."

The Lord's Dominion : The History of Canadian Methodism

Enduring Witness : A History of the Presbyterian Church in Canada - 3rd ed.

        -Chapter 10 in this book is called: "The Long Crisis of Church Union"

Serving the Present Age: Revivalism, Progressivism, and the Methodist Tradition in Canada

Fire and Grace: Stories of History and Vision

The Doctrinal Basis of Union and its Relation to the Historic Creeds

A Sociological Analysis of Church Union in Canada

A Statement of Faith (1940)

Crossing Worlds: The Story of the Woman's Missionary Society of the United Church of Canada

Wide Windows: The Story of the Woman's Missionary Society of the United Church of Canada

Fighting the Good Fight: Salvation, Social Reform, and Service in the United Church of Canada's Board of Evangelism and Social Service 1925-1945

Our Common Faith

The First Fifty Years, 1895-1945: The Training and Work of Women Employed in the Service of the United Church of Canada

The Ordained Ministry in the United Church of Canada 1925 - 1977

Ordination in the United Church of Canada: An Historical Analysis

History of Diaconal Ministry in the United Church of Canada, 1925-1991

After Evangelicalism: The Sixties and the United Church of Canada

The Transformation of the United Church of Canada, 1946-1977

Ordinary Heroes: Celebrating United Church Women