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We are looking for volunteer(s) to illuminate the rich history of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kamloops. With newly digitized historical records, we are seeking dedicated individual(s) to delve into the archives and unearth the stories that have shaped our community.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church holds a significant place in the heart of Kamloops, with a history of over 135 years. However, much of our more recent past (since the 1950s) remains hidden within the pages of old documents, photographs, and memories waiting to be explored. We believe that by revisiting and documenting our history, we can gain a deeper understanding of our roots, our character and the impact our church has had on the lives of our surrounding community.

We invite you to consider this challenge of researching and writing an updated history of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Your task would involve:

  1. Exploring archival materials: Dive into our collection of historical documents, records, and artifacts to uncover hidden gems of information about the church's founding, growth, and milestones throughout the years.

  2. Conducting interviews: Reach out to long-time members of our congregation, local historians, and community leaders to gather oral histories and personal anecdotes that provide insight into the life and times of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.

  3. Writing a comprehensive history: Synthesize your findings into a cohesive narrative that chronicles the evolution of our church, highlighting key events, influential figures, and the broader historical context in which they unfolded.

By undertaking this project, you will not only contribute to the preservation of our heritage but also help strengthen the bond between past, present, and future generations of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Your dedication and passion for historical research are invaluable assets that will enrich our understanding of who we are, where we come from, and where we might be going.

If you are interested in accepting this challenge please talk to Pastor Steve.

Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our community!

ps Attached is "The Burning Bush in The Sagebrush Hills", part one of our history to date!