Clementsvale Gospel Hall, NS

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Canada – Atlantic Provinces


Lenoon K. McIlwaine came from Ireland to Truro in April 1930 to preach the Gospel and spent the rest of his long life in fruitful pioneer work. He was largely responsible for open­ing up the southern part of the Province to the Gospel, as far as assembly testimony is concerned. Through his and others’ efforts, two assemblies were planted in Lunenburg County – the West Clifford Assembly and the Nineveh Assembly. Mr. McIlwaine moved after a time to Clementsvale, Annapolis County, in the west­ern part of Nova Scotia, where an assembly was established and the Clementsvale Gospel Hall was erected. The assembly carries on today.

See Also

New Glasgow Gospel Hall, NS

Clementsvale Gospel Hall, NS

West Clifford Assembly, NS

Nineveh Assembly, NS

Weymouth Assembly, NS


Robert L. Peterson

Dan H. Smith, Ed.D. President, Emmaus Bible College


The History of the Pugwash Junction Gospel Hall, NS, by Oswald L. MacLeod, 1995

John Knox McEwen and Pioneer Work in the Maritimes, by John T. Dickson, Good News Publishers, Westchester, IL (1968)

Northbrook Bible Chapel, Dartmouth, NS: Heritage Day, September 17, 1995 The History of Grace Chapel, Halifax, NS , by Stan Smith,1994

Remember the Days of Old, by Betty McMullen, unpublished manuscript, New Brunswick, 1999

Letters of Interest, February 1944, p. 24; March 1944, p. 38; December 1955, p. 15

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