Year

Minister

Significant Event

1852

Rev. George Carr

· congregation established and began worshiping as a Methodist Episcopal Church

1855

Rev. V. B. Howard

· 15 January – new Wesleyan Church at Percy Mills opened for Divine Service

1858

Rev. Edward Ward

 

1860

Rev. J. E. Richardson

 

1861

Rev. W. L. Scott

 

1863

Rev. D. A. Johnston

 

1865

 

· St. Andrews Presbyterian Church opened

1866

Rev. S. Might

 

1867

 

· Canadian Confederation 

1869

 

· Warkworth Methodist Church is built by William Smedley—26 Dec 1869 dedicated.

1870

Rev. John Todd, E. A.

· Norham Church opened

1870

Rev. A. Browning

 

1873

Rev. E. S. Rupert

· spire weighing 600 lbs. added at a cost of $400

1876

Rev. Edward Cragg

· the big fire of 1876 destroyed all the buildings on the east side of Main street from the Bee Hive (LCBO) to the Methodist Church (now St. Paul’s United)

1879

Rev. A. Doxsee

 

1882

Rev. Wm. Buchanan

· organist’s salary  $25

1884

 

· Dartford Church opened

1885

Rev. Wm. Burns

 

1888

Rev. C. L. Thompson

 

1889

 

· Woman’s Missionary Society of St. Paul’s Church was organized in the Methodist Church

1891

Rev. J. C. Wilson

· Meyersburg Church opened

· Oak Heights Church opened

1894

Rev. Jas. McFarlane

· manse purchased

1898

Rev. J. W. Totten

 

1901

Rev. Samuel McCauley

· church insured for  $3000

1904

Rev. C. W. Barrett

 

1905

Rev. Wm. Johnston

 

1909

Rev.  W. D. Harrison

 

1910

 

· steeple and church gallery removed

· Morganston Church built

1911

Rev. J. G. Lewis

 

1913

Rev.  F. H.  Howard

 

1915

 

· new shed was erected

1917

Rev. J. R. Butler

· new hymn books adopted

1921

Rev. S. A. Kemp

 

1923

 

· electric lights arrived

1925

Rev. W. W. Jones

· Church Union

1928

Rev. F. H. Howard

 

1930

Rev. Edwin Smith

· Rev. Dr. Edwin Smith delivered an illustrated lecture on “The Heritage of the United Church of Canada”

1933

Rev. J R. R. Cooper

 

1941

 

· Union of Warkworth and Meyersburg  Churches

1942

 

·  25 March  Union of Warkworth and Norham Churches

1944

Rev. Harold Lester

 

1952

 

· St. Paul’s Centennial – Turkey dinner big success

1958

Rev. H. H. Lackey

 

1959

 

· Union of Warkworth and  Oak Heights  Churches

1962

 

· More Than 100 Attend First UCW Meeting

1964

 

· church shed removed and Christian Education Room added

· dedicated June 7, 1964 by Rev. H. H. Lackey

1967

 

· Canada’s Centennial

1968

 

· August – A.O.T.S. Men’s Club Conduct Service

1969

 

· Union of Warkworth and Dartford  Churches

1973

Rev. George Lavery

· Sunday Evening, March 1973 – Festival of Joy held in St Paul’s United Church

1974

 

· March 30 – Scarboro Choir, led by Garth Allen,  performed in Warkworth Ecumenical Church Service to celebrate Ontario’s Bicentennial 

1976

 

· November 10, 1976 – Dr. Wilbur Howard, Moderator of the United Church of Canada, spoke at St. Paul’s United.

· Trustees received the consent to sell two building lots in Norham to Mr. Arthur Wartman

1977

 

· Sunday, October 16 – St. Paul’s United Church celebrates 125th anniversary

1978

Rev. Lee Haughton

 

1984

Rev. Ralph Ingleby

· May 6,1974 Scarboro Choir, led by Garth Allen,  performed in Ecumenical Church Service to celebrate Ontario’s Bicentennial 

1991

Rev. Dr. Bill Stephenson

 

1995

 

· Union of Warkworth and Morganston Churches

1997

Rev. Austin Snyder (Interim Minister)

 

1997

Rev. Douglas Moore

 

2000

Rev. Lloyd Paul

·  75th Anniversary of United Church

2002

 

· St. Paul’s celebrates its 150th anniversary

2007

Rev. Ross Bruleigh (supply) 

 

2007

Rev. Dr. Heather Froats

 

2010

 

· “The Reinvention of St. Paul’s”

· new metal roof on the church

· stage area removed and renovated

· October 2010 – solar panels on the roof

2012

Reverend Susan Fleming (supply)

· February 19 – Christian Education Room became  “The Gathering Place”

· May 6 – St. Paul’s became an Affirming Church

2013

 Rev. Allan Rush (supply)

· Jan. 27, 2013 – St. Paul’s received a certificate acknowledging it is now an “affirming ministry”

2014

Rev. Richard (Dick) Prince

· March 1 – Wine Service approved for Gathering Place

2015

 

· church manse sold for $175,000.  Some used for repairs and renovations and also to pay off loan encurred with the installation of the solar panels

2017

 

· Canada’s 150th Anniversary

· St. Paul’s 165th Anniversary