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MEN Of CANADA.   239

E~ JOHN P. GERRIE, B.A.,
Stratford, Ont., was born on
December I2tlt, iMo, in Gara-
fraaa, Wellington County. He -was edu-
cated at the pablic school, Fergus High
School, and Monttt Forest Model School.
In ISi9 lie joined the Congregational
Church at Garafraxa oil profession of
faith, but previous to this felt called
to the ministry. He entered McGill
University, Montreal, 1SS3, and gra-
duated in ISS7. He also took a three
•ears coarse in theology at the Congre-
gational College of Canada, taking the
Robert Anderson Scholarship each year,
and the Calvary Church Medal at

the completion of his course. During the vacation of ISSN Mr. Gerrie was selected to visit the churches of Ontario and Quebec and to present to them the interests of the college. He received several calls and accepted one front the Congregational Church, Stratford, and was ordained in iSSS. Although this was then a mission, yet, after the first rear, it became sel" supporting, and the membership is steadily increasing, as are its spiritual and material interests. Mr. Gerrie is secretary of the Western Congregational Associatiott, Ont., and statistical secretary for the Union of Ontario and Quebec.

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