The Wesleyan Church of Canada

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: The Wesleyan Church of Canada
Denomination type: Pentecostal Bodies
Year Reporting: 2002
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Description: This group is the Canadian portion of The Wesleyan Church which consists of the Atlantic and Central Canada districts. The Central Canada District of the former Wesleyan Methodist Church of America was organized at Winchester, Ontario, in 1889 and the Atlantic District was founded in 1888 as the Alliance of the Reformed Baptist Church, which merged with the Wesleyan Methodist Church in July, 1966.

The Wesleyan Methodist Church and the Pilgrim Holiness Church merged in June, 1968, to become The Wesleyan Church. The doctrine is evangelical and Wesleyan Arminian and stresses holiness beliefs. For more details, consult the U.S. listing under The Wesleyan Church.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 3545 Centennial Rd
Address line 2:
City: Lyn
Zip Code: K0E 1M0
Country: Canada

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Rev. Dr. Peter Rigby
Phone: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Dr. H.C. Wilson
Phone: (506)383-8326

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 5,977
Other Members: 504
Total Inclusive Members: 6,481
Total Churches: 89
Average Attendance: 11,875
Membership Calculation Method: Census

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 131
Other Service to the Church: 35
Retired: 39
Total Clergy: 205

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 80
Pupils: 4,850
Staff: 456
Total Individuals: 5,306

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures