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At the present time, only the "first" unit of the Church has been constructed to serve later as the Church Hall and to service the youth organiza­ tions. Later plans call for a Modern Sanctuary.

T his congregation has many active groups and or­ ganiza tions all taking their par t in serving Crescen t He i g h t s Community; Girl Guides, Brownie Pack, Wolf Cubs, Explorers, Ladies Cir­ cle, Sunday School and many others.

The historical pic t u r e, shown here, is of Mr. Harvey Tarr and Mrs. S. E. Simpson at the 'turning of the sod' ceremony.

For the benefit of newcomers to our city, we will print the names and addresses of all known denominations, with regrets that more information is not available. If one of the following churches is the one of your choice, we will be happy to have played a part in directing you to it.

Portage Alliance Church

89 - 13th S1. N.W.

Portage Pentecostal Church

58 - 5th S1. N.W.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church 30 - 18th St. N.W.

Trinity United Church

Tupper St. S. at Saskatchewan Ave.

Westview Mennonite Brethren Church Saskatchewan Ave. at 19th St.

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church 553 - 6th St. N.W.

Bible Baptist Church

791 Saskatchewan Ave. W.