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This is a guide to websites representing churches and other places of worship in the township or city of Willmar, Minnesota.

One of the first institutions to be developed in a new town were churches. Some of these early churches are still in service, while others have closed, moved, merged with other congregations, or changed names or denominations.

Although Eagle Lake Lutheran Church was organized in 1867, its roots go back to a church known as New Sweden in 1859. Initially, this congregation included most of the Scandinavian settlements in what was then Monongalia County, but other congregations were formed from this original church, leaving the name New Sweden to the settlement at Eagle Lake. Shortly before the Dakota War of 1862, its name was changed to Eagle Lake Church. However, after evacuating during the uprising, the majority of the membership never returned, and nine were killed. The church was organized as a new congregation in 1867 and is associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Founded in 1870, the First Presbyterian Church is associated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Located on Olena Avenue SE, Calvary Lutheran Church was formed in 1872, and affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

The congregation of Vinje Lutheran Church has been in its current building for more than fifty years.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Willmar (UU Church of Willmar) began as the Unitarian Society of Willmar in 1944, later affiliating with the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Located on Willmar Avenue SW, across the street from Hodapp Football Field and Kennedy School, the First Covenant Church is part of a denomination of churches in the United States and Canada known as the Evangelical Covenant Church

Immanuel Lutheran Church is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Located on 5th Street SW, the congregation was founded in 1964.

Organized in 1968, Living Hope is an Evangelical Free Church.

Cornerstone Baptist Church is an independent, fundamental Baptist congregation founded in 1976. Located on SW 5th Street, west of the WEAC building.

The AG Church in Willmar is affiliated with the Assemblies of God denomination.

Refuge Church is a Converge congregation located on 6th Street SE.

Grace Baptist Church, on 18th Street Northeast, is associated with the Minnesota Wisconsin Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention.

Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Bethel Lutheran Church is located on Becker Avenue SW.

Located on 6th Street, about two blocks south of Willmar Avenue, Redeemer Lutheran Church is a member of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

Saint Mary Catholic Church in Willmar has been part of the Catholic Area Faith Community of Jesus Our Living Water since 2013.

Situated less than two miles from downtown Willmar, First Reformed Church is part of the Reformed tradition of John Calvin, and affiliated with the Reformed Church in America.

Other churches in Willmar include the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Church of the Nazarene, End Time Glory Ministries, Harvest Community Church, Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia, Iglesia Luterana Paz y Esperanza, the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Keys to Life, Rock of Life CRC, the Salvation Army, the United Methodist Church of Willmar, Willmar Bible Church, Willmar Gospel Hall, and Word of Faith Family Church.

Websites representing these, and any other places of worship in Willmar, Minnesota, regardless of religion or denomination, are appropriate for this category, as well as any other sites that are focused on topics of faith, religion, or spirituality in Willmar.

 

 

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