Association Heritage New Brunswick Blogger

Old Churches, New Futures 

By Lee Sochasky, AHNB Board member
 

New Brunswick’s historic church buildings give a unique perspective into our province’s past, and future.  Our early churches were founded on social and economic concepts that changed dramatically after WWII – and at an accelerating pace now – and a growing number of church buildings have been abandoned or demolished, as not fitting with the times. These buildings are an important part of our national heritage. Their rapid loss led the National Trust for Canada to create a special initiative to save more of them: https://regenerationworks.ca/places-of-faith/

Can our historic churches find new futures in today’s fast-changing society?  Yes, by looking to creative local solutions and centuries-old concepts. Read more….

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