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This is a guide to churches and other places of worship in the city of Winona, Minnesota.

As in most Minnesota towns, among the first institutions to be organized in Winona were churches. Over the years, some of these early churches have closed or moved, while others have merged with other congregations, or changed names or denominational affiliations. Other churches were formed to take the places of those who have left.

Founded in 1856, Saint Paul's Episcopal Church is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, the American branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Located on West Wabasha Street, and affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Central Lutheran Church was formed in 1871.

Saint Matthew's Church began in one of the classrooms of a school operated by Saint Martin's in 1890, although it wasn't officially organized as a church until 1920. The congregation is affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Saint Matthew's also operates Saint Matthew's School for students in K-8th-grade, and Saint Matthew's Pre-Kindergarten.

The Winona Church of Christ was established in the early 1900s. In 1997, the former Northside Church of Christ merged with the Winona Church of Christ, meeting on Middleton Road. Its roots are in the American Restoration Movement, also known as the Stone-Campbell Movement.

In 1952, Grace Presbyterian Church was created through the merger of an English-speaking Presbyterian congregation that had been established in 1956, and a predominantly German-speaking congregation formed in 1864. The church is a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Redeemer Lutheran Church is a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod congregation that was formed in 1956, moving into its current building on Kraemer Drive in 1984.

Established in 1975, Community Bible Church was originally known as Berean Believers Church of Winona, adopting their current name in 1984. The congregation has moved a few times, and currently meets at their facilities on East Third Street.

Compass Church began as Faith Assembly of God Church of Winona in 1979, becoming Winona Faith Church in 2013, later becoming Compass Church.

Calvary Baptist Church is a fundamental, independent Baptist congregation which generally, but not exclusively, uses the King James Version of the Bible. Calvary is a member of the New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches and the Minnesota Baptist Association.

The Winona Church, on West Wabasha Street, is a Seventh-day Adventist congregation.

Other congregations in Winona are Pleasant Valley Church, Radiant Church, Wesley United Methodist Church, and Winona Pentecostal Church.

Although most, if not all, of the places of worship in Winona are Christian churches associated with various denominations, websites representing any place of worship in Winona is appropriate for this category, regardless of the religion, denomination, or sect. In fact, any website whose focus is on faith, religion, or spirituality in Winona may be submitted to this category, if not already listed.

 

 

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