Baptist Historical Committee

Role: The role of the Baptist Historical Committee is to collect, sustain and reproduce various historical resources of our Baptist Heritage. The Board also appoints the members of the Baptist Heritage Series Editorial Committee. The members are responsible for deciding on the use of the budget of the committee, responding to issues important to the history of Baptists, encouraging authors and collectors of material and seeking to share enthusiasm for our history with our people.

NEW: The Baptist Historical Committee is proud to announce the Atlantic Baptist Built Heritage Project, an initiative that catalogues historic Baptist church buildings in Atlantic Canada. It includes photographs and historical descriptions of dozens of churches. The BHC plans to expand this resource, and you can help their efforts by submitting data using the form below or on the Built Heritage Project website.

Built Heritage Project

Baptist Historical Committee Members:

  • Johnston, Allister (To Retire 2020)
  • Grant, Rev. Dr. Keith (To Retire 2020)
  • Baxter, Rev. Ron (To Retire 2021)
  • Forsey, Dr. Robert (To Retire 2021)
  • Kinsman, Brian (To Retire 2022)
  • Soleil-Day, Shirley (To Retire 2022)
  • Walker, Rev. Gordon H. (To Retire 2022)

Ex Officio Professional Members:

  • Crandall University (History): Dr. Dennis Bustin
  • Acadia Divinity College (History): Dr. Melody Maxwell
  • Acadia University Archivist: Patricia Townsend
  • Acadia University Interim Librarian: Jennifer Richard

Ex Officio CBAC Members:

  • CBAC Executive Minister: Rev. Dr. Peter Reid
  • CBAC President: Andrew Hopper

Co-opted Advisory Member – AUBA Historical Committee – Alma Johnston-Tynes


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