East Plains United Church
Cemetery at East Plains United Church

CHURCH NEWS

SOLO concert November 29, 2017
 You are invited to join us for an evening of operatic arias and sacred music Nov.29 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $30 available at the door or by calling 905 465-4013. PDF

Sunday Bulletin for November 19,2017
 Rev. Alison Nicholson preaching: "Children at the Centre." PDF

Oct. 8 2017 sermon by Rev. Wells
 View Rev. Wells' sermon "Is this a Wonderful World?" PDF

Harold Wells Sermon from Sept 10-2017
 To read the Martin Luther Sermon   PDF

East Plains Co-op PRESCHOOL.
 begins Tuesday September 5 for Toddler and Preschoolers. Programs ages 18 months-5yrs. Call 905 681-0233 or go on the internet to: eastplainspreschool.com

Vista Orders.
 Future order due dates are October 29; November 12 & 26; December 10.   PDF

Hamilton Conference.
 Click the link for the latest news from Hamilton Conference. Hamilton Conference website.

A complete list of activities is available on the Calendar page.

CEMETERY

In 1793, Harcar Lyons and his wife, Marcy Peers, widow of Thomas Roseborough came from Warren, Sussex County, New Jersey. They petitioned Governor Simcoe for a grant of land and settled in East Flamborough.

In 1838 Joseph Lyons, a son of Harcar, inherited Lot 3 in Concession 1, East Flamborough, when his father died. The East Flamborough map in the Wentworth County Atlas of 1875 shows a church on Lot 3, Concession 1. This is East Plains United Church, 375 Plains Road East, Aldershot.

The memorial stone for Joseph Lyons in this cemetery reads: "Joseph Lyons gave this land in 1843 and built the first church on it mostly at his own expense - died April 1872 aged 72 years" (he died in Minnesota).

For more information from the Ontario Genealogical Society, click here