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Welland Avenue United Church
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The Steeple of Welland Avenue Methodist Church, Welland Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.
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Slide File Number: 04.75-C-1

The Welland Avenue Church began in 1870 when a Methodist congregation was organised. The original church was a small frame building erected on Henry Street in 1871. It was replaced by a larger church in 1876, which was designed by Sidney Rose Bagley. This church was a red brick building with 12 spires, representing the 12 Apostles.

In 1925 the Methodists, Congregationalists and part of the Presbyterian Church joined together to create the United Church, thus the church became Welland Avenue United.

The church closed in 2008 when its congregation merged with St. Paul United and Memorial United Churches to form the Silver Spire Church on St. Paul Street.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1626906120678 Longitude: -79.2491347533035
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Welland Avenue United Church


The Steeple of Welland Avenue Methodist Church, Welland Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.