Coles, Stuart Boyer. (Woodbridge, Ontario, March 3, 1917- ). Presbyterian. University of Toronto, B.A., 1939. Pastorates at Magnetawan (1942-1945), North Bay (1945-1951), and Oshawa (1951-1957), all in Ontario; Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1957-1958. In 1959, he became executive secretary of Caledon Contemporaries, which he combined (1958-1969) with the secretaryship of Lay Studies for the Presbyterian Church in Canada; then, after 1972, with a pastorate at Bathurst St. United Church, Toronto. Most of his hymns grew out of his involvement with young persons stirred by the 1960s.
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