News Category: Church Spotlight

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Eyota

April 6, 2016 St. Paul’s United Church of Christ is located 2 miles north of Eyota and 10 miles east of Rochester in southeastern Minnesota.  Their church was founded by eight German immigrant families in 1868 as St. Paul’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church, then later “Evangelical”, then “Evangelical and Reformed, and then “United Church of… Read more »

Granite Falls United Church of Christ (Congregational), Granite Falls

March 23, 2016 Granite Falls United Church of Christ (Congregational) is located in the wonderful and gorgeous Minnesota River Valley where the Yellow Medicine and Minnesota Rivers combine.  They were formed in 1872.  This year they will have been in continuous existence for 144 years.  The settlement of Granite Falls was less than 2 years… Read more »

Cherokee Park United Church, St. Paul

March 16, 2016 Cherokee Park United Church is located on Saint Paul’s West Side. The congregation is a merged congregation with roots going back to Saint John’s United Church of Christ, which began as an Evangelical church in 1920 and Cherokee Heights Presbyterian Church, which began in 1912. The two congregations merged in 1968. The… Read more »

Austin Congregational United Church of Christ, Austin

March 9, 2016 Tell about the work you do in your community or in the world: Celebrating 50 years in 2015-2016, Congregational Preschool is our primary community outreach program. A non-secular, non-denominational, non-discriminatory early childhood development program was the first founded in Mower County Minnesota. Continually operated as a state licensed program it has severed… Read more »

First Congregational United Church of Christ, Mankato

February 24, 2016 Tell us about your work in the community or in the world: Simply put, this past year has been about nurturing relationships… We began 2016 with interfaith worship to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr’s vision of the beloved community– gathering together the people and leaders of seven neighborhood churches (Catholic, Methodist, Lutheran,… Read more »