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Spirituality, faith, and religion in Shoreview, Minnesota are the focus of topics in this guide.

Websites representing Shoreview churches or other places of worship, such as mosques or synagogues, may be listed here, regardless of what they might be called, be it temples, chapels, cathedrals, sanctuaries, reading rooms, meeting houses, or something else.

Religious ministries or programs in Shoreview are also appropriate for this category, even if they are not associated with a specific place of worship or building. Online ministries may be submitted to this category if they are based in Shoreview.

Bethany Swedish Lutheran Church was formed when Swedish settlers living near the Hill Farm gathered for worship in 1900 and was formally organized on Christmas day of 1903. A church building was erected in 1911. Services were conducted in Swedish until 1919, when they began alternating Swedish and English services.

Mounds View English Lutheran Church began as a Baptist congregation that held services at the James J. Hill School. Mounds View later became Apostles' Lutheran Church.

In 1962, Bethany Lutheran and Apostles' Lutheran merged to form Incarnation Lutheran Church.

Union Gospel Mission of Saint Paul was formed in December of 1902, originally as a shelter for women and children. Its first building was the Gyro Lodge on what is now Snail Lake but was then known as Lake Maryland. Before the Mission bought the property in 1930, it had been a dance hall and roadhouse run by Ma Barker, the mother of criminals who made up the Barker Gang. Today, Union Gospel Mission has four locations in Saint Paul, and its Shoreview location serves as its Gospel Hill Camp.

Associated with the Roman Catholic Church, the Catholic Community of Saint Odilia was formed in 1959, and Presbyterian Church of the Way (United Pentecostal Church) was established around the same time.

Ambassador Baptist Church has been serving the Shoreview community since 1983. Other churches in Shoreview include Emmanuel Covenant Church (Evangelical Covenant Church), Hope Christian Church (Fellowship of Christian Assemblies), River of Life Church (Christian and Missionary Alliance), Sanctuary Church (United Pentecostal Church International), Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), and The Way SDA Church (Seventh-day Adventist).

Regardless of the religion, denomination, or sect, and religious or spiritual organization in Shoreview, Minnesota may be submitted to this category.



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