2013 – 2014 Quilt Raffle

The Centennial Quilt, named in honour of the province’s 150th anniversary in 2014, is valued at more than $1,200. The quilt was spread out across pews at the former Stanley Bridge United Church recently. Tickets will be sold over the coming months and money from the sale will support needed renovations at the former church. Tickets will be available, at five dollars apiece, on November 3 at the New London Community Complex’s Christmas craft sale, 10 am to 2 pm.


Above, Helen MacEwen, a member of the Stanley Bridge Memorial Society’s board of directors, holds one corner of this beautiful quilt, while another board member, Murdock Morrison, holds the other.


To preserve and protect

The Guardian reports on our campaign – July 18, 2013.

A little white church in the heart of Stanley Bridge stands as a testament to the tenacity of the people in the area who built it almost 85 years ago.

Now a group of determined residents is moving ahead with plans to preserve, protect and celebrate the past history of the former Stanley Bridge United Church and have it become a meaningful gathering place for local residents and visitors…
Read the entire article


Quilt Raffle Winner

Due to weather the Saturday drawing for the quilt was postponed until Monday, December 17. There were 60 – 70 people in attendance. The winner of the quilt was Janet Cotton of New London.

The winner of the prize basket in the ticket purchase draw at the New London Community Complex Craft Fair was Jim Weeks of Stanley Bridge.

The winner of the prize basket in the ticket purchase draw at the Stanley Bridge WI Hall was Maureen Fryday of Stanhope.


Roof Repair

East ViewThe first part of the roof repair was completed in October with the installation of a new metal roof on one side of the chapel.  This installation was needed due to leaks. The other side will be installed after foundation work has been completed.



Quilt Raffle

The current SBMSI fundraising activity, the raffle of the Kimona quilt, will come to a conclusion with the draw for a winner at our December concert at New London WI Hall.