14 Church Street, Middle Sackville, N.B.
The 250th anniversary of the founding of the congregation was celebrated in 2013.
Middle Sackville Baptist Church
CANADA’S FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
ESTABLISHED 1763SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:45
CHURCH OFFICE 536-2615
|Estabrooks, R. Ernest, The History of the United Baptist Church at Middle Sackville 1863 – 1953 (Sackville, N.B., 1953).
Beal, Margaret and David H. Snell, “An Historical Sketch of the Middle Sackville United Baptist Church,’ The White Fence, #47, October 2010.
“A Timeline of Significant Dates in the History of Baptists in Sackville, NB,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 14 August 2013.
Middle Sackville Baptist Church: A Brief History.
“The First Baptist Church in Canada”.
Jackson, K. & C.Scobie, Sackville Then and Now: New Brunswick’s Oldest Town in Photographs (Sackville, N.B.: Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2013), p.63.
On the importance of the Baptist allegiance of many of the New England Planters who came to Sackville, see Snowdon, James D., Footprints in the Marsh Mud: Politics and Land Settlement in the Township of Sackville 1760-1800 (M.A. thesis, University of New Brunswick, 1974; reprinted, Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2000), pp. 28-30.
Bumsted, J.M.,”CRANDALL, JOSEPH,” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. VIII.
Hamilton, Bill, “The legacy of Rev.Joseph Crandall (c.1761-1856),” Sackville Tribune-Post, 26 September 2007, p.31.
Hamilton, Bill, “Examining the lasting legacy of Joseph Crandall,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 6 October 2010.
100th Anniversary Celebration (2005)
“Middle Sackville Baptist Church marks 100 years”, Sackville Tribune-Post, 8 June 2005, p.15.
“Marking 100 Years,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 22 June 2005 (photo of unveiling of plaque).
250th Anniversary Celebration (2013)
Tower, Katie, “Local Baptists Celebrating 250 Years,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 3 July 2013, p.5.