Church Office:  507-451-2165

7126 SW 98th St.

Ellendale, MN 56026

2781 SW 92nd Ave

Meriden, MN 56093

St. Paul's Lutheran

Zion Lutheran

Historical highlights at St. Paul's Lutheran Church

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Congregation Founded, All Sermons In German

July 27, 1867

Luther League Organized

September 6, 1932

Women’s Organization Established

May 25, 1933

English Added To Worship On Half-time Basis

June 11, 1933

Church Destroyed By Lightening

August 27, 1936

First Services Held In New Church Basement

February 14, 1937 27, 1936

New Church Dedicated

May 2, 1937

Minnesota Governor, Luther Youngdahl Visits St. Paul Luthern Church

May 12, 1947

Dedication Of New Parsonage

December 10, 1950

English Voted The Official Language Of The Congregation

January 1946

German Services Discontinued


Vacation Bible School Formally Adopted By Congregational Vote


Dedication Of New Parish Education Wing

March 1957

Minnesota Governor Rudy Perpich, Visits St. Paul Luthern Church

November 24, 1985

Narthex Enlarged And Handicapped Facilities Enlarged

Summer 1987

Church Burns To The Ground

September 9, 2000

Ground Breaking For St. Paul Luthern Church

September 17, 2001

First Worship Service In New Church

July 28, 2002


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Celebration of 150th Anniversary of St. Paul's Lutheran Church                                      July 30, 2017