Community Churches

Churches are an important part of the life of any community and indeed churches were an active part of the lives of all the Capitol workers. They often joined churches that reflected their ethnic background and were places where language and customs could be maintained and passed down to others. Understanding the congregations they joined and the institutions they supported are critical to understanding their lives.

While there are many historical churches in Saint Paul, the following churches are close to the Capitol, have their roots in the lives of early immigrants to the area, and are near the homes of many of the workers:

Church of the Assumption

First Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church

Pilgrim Baptist Church

St. James AME Church

Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Paul

Virginia Street Swedenborgian Church

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