Historic Day in Canadian Church History: 250th Anniversary, July 3rd, 1770

At Mather’s Meeting House Halifax, Nova Scotia the first Presbyterian Ordination service took place in Canada. Rev. Bruin Comingo was ordained that day for the German Calvinistic Presbyterian congregations in the Lunenburg area.

Rev. Bruin Comingo
“The Governor’s-House and St. Mather’s Meeting House in Holles [sic] Street looking up George Street at Halifax in Nova-Scotia”, 1759. Source: Nova Scotia Archives