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  • Organist at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City: Mr. Stafford
    Quebec City to complete course work at Laval University he was appointed as organist at St Andrew s in 2000 following a period as replacement organist He is currently continuing organ studies with Marc D Anjou head organist at Quebec City s Notre Dame Basilica A lover of both classical and traditional music Mr Stafford uses both to create a musical style that preserves and promotes the uniqueness of St

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  • What is a Presbyterian: Booklet by Dr. Stephen Hayes
    In the year 1978 Dr Stephen Hayes wrote this booklet which went on to sell thousands of copies We are here reproducing it in a slightly updated form We hope that you find it both of interest and of help Being a Presbyterian in Canada Today Microsoft Word document Being a Presbyterian in Canada Today Adobe PDF document If you do not have Microsoft World installed on your computer please

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  • History of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City, Canada
    Lyle Sams An essay by Dr Lambert on Alexander Spark can also be found in Called to witness Volume three published by the committee in history 1991 View the dictionary entry on Spark Back to Top John Cook The most famous minister of St Andrew s Church Quebec City was John Cook He was born in Scotland in 1805 married in 1837 and died in Quebec in 1892 He was minister here from 1836 until 1883 The list of his accomplishments is remarkable making him easily one of our denomination s most prominent ministers in the 19th century and perhaps also one of the most important people in the country in that time Not only did he serve a flourishing congregation here for over 40 years but he was also Principal of Morrin College an arts and theological college of our church established immediately adjacent to the manse of St Andrew s first Moderator of The Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1875 when the four branches of Presbyterianism in Canada united and both a founder and a Principal of what became Queen s University It is hard to believe that Queen s University in part came into being through a decision made at a meeting in Quebec City in 1839 but in fact such is the case In Stanford Reid s essay on Cook in Enkindled By the Word Presbyterian publications 1966 we read that In November 1839 at a meeting held in Quebec Mr Cook moved and Dr Joseph Morrin seconded a motion that a committee be set up to raise money for this purpose As a result of these and parallel efforts throughout the Canadas Queen s College opened its doors in Kingston Ont in 1842 with the Rev Dr Liddell as its first principal But the college had a long uphill struggle ahead Cook was also known as a broad minded Christian deeply concerned about others The street the church is on may have been named after him because of his connections with Morrin College Queen s University and as first Moderator But just as likely it was because of the affection in which he was held by the entire city When devastating fires struck the city Cook was in the forefront of helping the destitute His was a compassionate loving Christianity that endeared him to many A book of his sermons was published in the year 1888 An essay about him is referred to above Also the reader is referred to the article about him in The Canadian Dictionary of Biography volume 12 pages 210 212 For more information see The Canadian Dictionary of Biography and search under John Cook If you want to go further in trying to understand the role of the Presbyterian Church in Quebec City in the early 19th Century you will be fascinated to read about Daniel Wilkie John Mure and Joseph Morrin Back to Top Daniel Wilkie Born 1777 in Scotland Died 1851 in Quebec An early educator in Quebec

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  • Stained Glass Windows at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City
    some of the circles The circle motif in Celtic scroll work is taken by most observers to be a symbol of eternity that is without beginning or end and hence the symbol of God Many will enjoy trying to decipher the meaning of the symbols in these windows These windows were donated by families of St Andrew s church in commemoration of loved ones The families are Cooke Wilkie Morrin

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  • Picture/Photo Tour of Quebec City's St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
    History Stained Glass Church Tour Museum Tour Links Contact Sitemap There is a lot to see at St Andrew s See for yourself by taking the photo tour Go on a pictoral tour of St Andrew s Copyright 2005 St

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  • Museum Tour of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City
    Quebec The unit participated in the battle of Louisbourg and the battle of the Plains of Abraham This regiment as was customary was accompanied by a chaplain the Rev Robert MacPherson After the war many units were garrisoned here in Quebec and the Fraser Highlanders were one of them The first services were held during the Quebec campaign After the fall of Quebec the soldiers worshipped in a room set apart for them in the Jesuit College until 1807 where the city hall now stands Later the services were held in the Court house until 1810 At first the congregation was military often joined by men of other units stationed here Later under the Reverend George Henry in 1765 the congregation slowly moved from a military congregation to a civilian one Some day we hope you visit the church and the museum For this pictorial tour we are presenting just a few of the highlights However before we enter the museum let s start by looking at two of the flags in the church as well as one plaque Not surprisingly since this is the regimental church of the Fraser Highlanders their colours are in the church Please click on

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  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
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