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Atlantic Baptist Churches, Past and Present
Baptist Heritage Center
Moncton , New Brunswick

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   The very first Baptist
congregation (church) in
Canada was established in
Middle Sackville, New
Brunswick. It is known as
the Middle Sackville United
Baptist Church.
   Dorchester United Baptist
Church located in Dorchester,
New Brunswick is a rural

church whose architecture was
influenced by shipbuilders.
   Farmers and fishermen at
the eastern tip of Prince
Edward Island formed a large
rural Baptist congregation
the East Point United Baptist
Church. This church is also
known as the Kingsboro United
Baptist Church two names,

one congregation.
   Many areas of the
Maritimes suffered from the
loss of once viable
industries. As a result,
once vibrant churches are now
small and have mainly older
adult congregations, similar
to the Calhoun United Baptist
Church in the small rural

community of Calhoun, New
Brunswick.
   The years 2005-2006 are
the centennial years for
Atlantic Baptists. Special
meetings and celebrations are
planned. We thank the
Canadian Heritage Information
Network for their support in
making this exhibit possible

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