church history

Malakwa Heritage Church

History of the Malakwa Heritage Church Before building the church there was no permanent building in Malakwa.  In the early years of the century Malakwa was one of about six points in a mission field that extended from Rogers Pass to Sicamous and included Glacier, Albert Canyon, Three Valley, Camp
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Malakwa Sunday School 1930

Malakwa Sunday School, 1930 David Hedbloom, Betty Russell, Norma Westman, Hilda Erikson, June Hedbloom, Ann Westman, Emil Erikson, Georgina Russell, Pauline Westman, Joyce Ruttan,Billy Blomquist, George Russell, Verna Blais, Gladys Russell, Annie Blomquist, Lawrence Russell, Paul Blais, Andy Olson,
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Malakwa Cemetery

The cemetery has been in Malakwa since 1926. It is now owned by the Malakwa Community Association and Roman Catholic Church.  The parcel is approximately 4 acres. The cemetery has been cared for by dedicated community members since it was developed. According to the Cemetery Board records Sid and S
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Malakwa United Church

In 1923 volunteers from Malakwa, Taft and Craigellachie built the Presbyterian church.  The church later became the property of the United Church of Canada.  Each summer a student Minister of the United Church came to live in the tiny manse and conduct services. Shortly after the church was built,
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