Church News and History
- - 1866 - - NEW METHODIST CHURCH
[Source: The Hastings Conserver (MN) October 23, 1866, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]
From The Anoka Union, 18th.
The Methodist Church building is being pushed rapidly forward, and it is hoped to have it ready for occupancy by Christmas.
- - 1870 - - FIVE BAPTIZED AT RUM RIVER, 10 BELOW ZERO
Source: Albany Evening Journal (NY) Monday, March 7, 1870; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
-A Swedish minister, Rev. Mr. Ongman, baptized four young ladies and one young man, in Rum River, at Anoka, Minn., while the thermometer marked ten degrees below zero. These converts may be considered acclimated from the start.
- - 1900 - - NEW BAPTIST CHURCH AT ANOKA
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Thursday, September 20, 1900; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Special to The Journal.
Anoka, Minn., Sept. 20.-The contract for the new Baptist church at Anoka has been let to Lock & Prince of Minneapolis. Work has already begun and the church will be completed by December. It will be centrally located, one block west from Rum river bridge, and will be a brick structure, with modern interior arrangements, classrooms, pastor's study and dining rooms in the basement.
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