Holy Trinity Church - North Saanich, BC Canada
Posted by: arby101ca
N 48° 39.315 W 123° 26.731
10U E 467189 N 5389228
Quick Description: Holy Trinity Anglican Church overlooks Patricia Bay and the Saanich Inlet of the Salish Sea. Holy Trinity, consecrated in 1885 is the oldest church in North Saanich, one of several pioneer heritage churches in the Victoria, area still in active use.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 9:52:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM65KB
Holy Trinity Anglican Church overlooks Patricia Bay and the Saanich Inlet of the Salish Sea. Holy Trinity, consecrated in 1885 is the oldest church in North Saanich, is one of several pioneer churches in the Victoria, Saanich, Vancouver Island area still in active use. Lumber for construction was rafted down from Genoa By in 1884. The contract for building the church was given to T. B. Shaw, builder of St. Stephen's church in South Saanich, but most of the work was done by volunteers. the work was completed in June 1885 and Bishop Hills rode on horseback from Victoria to officially consecrate the church as the "Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity". The church remains active, vibrant and supported by the parisioners. It remains a favourite site for weddings, christenings and funerals.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 06/27/1885
Age of Church building determined by?: Church website
If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Anglican Church of Canada
If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday
Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 9:00 AM
Street address of Church:
1319 Mills Road
North Saanich, BC Canada
Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]
If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed
Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed
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