Rev Robert Edward “R. E.” McAlister

Rev Robert Edward “R. E.” McAlister

Birth
Renfrew, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada
Death 25 Sep 1953 (aged 73)
Kincardine Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Scarborough, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 162401012 · View Source
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Considered the father of the Canadian Pentecostal Movement, R. E. McAlister was a charter member of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada and served as the Editor of The Pentecostal Testimony from 1919-1937. Affectionately known to thousands of Pentecostal people throughout the world as "Brother R. E." McAlister preached the gospel for over 50 years. McAlister was a central figure in the growth of the Pentecostal Movement in Canada, seeing it grow from six churches to over 600 churches and an estimated membership of 50,000 people.
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~ ROBERT EDWARD McALISTER ~
Born: Ross, Renfrew North, Ontario, Canada

Instrumental in the early development of the modern Jesus' Name movement (Oneness Doctrine); Received the Holy Spirit, Los Angeles in 1906 & brought Azusa Street Revival to Canada; Original Charter Member (17 May 1919, Ottawa, Canada), Assemblies of God of Canada, May 17, 1919 (Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada)

Father: James McAlister, Farmer, (Born: 1844, Ontario) Religion: Church of Scotland, Residence (1881): Ross, Renfrew North, Ontario, Canada

Mother: Margaret Brown (Born: 1848, Scotland) Religion: Church of Scotland, Residence (1881): Ross, Renfrew North, Ontario, Canada

Siblings:
James McAlister (Born: 1868, Ontario);
Elizabeth McAlister (Born: 1871, Ontario);
Walter George McAlister (Born: 1873, Ontario);
John McAlister (Born: 1874, Ontario);
Mary McAlister (Born: 1876, Ontario);
Gavin McAlister (Born: 1878, Ontario);
Robtert Edward McAlister (Born: 03 Apr 1880, Ross, Renfrew, Ontario)

Married: Laura Arnold

Acknowledgement: Assemblies of God of Canada
Family: The James McAlister Family


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  • Created by: William Sloos
  • Added: 9 May 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 162401012
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Robert Edward “R. E.” McAlister (3 Apr 1880–25 Sep 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 162401012, citing Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by William Sloos (contributor 49009963) .