St. John’s United Church of Christ (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG4040.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4040.AM:  St. John’s United Church of Christ (Lincoln, Neb.)



Records:  1907-1967

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  United Church of Christ

Size:  1 reel of microfilm



HISTORICAL NOTE



Evangelical St. John’s Church was organized in 1907 by a group of Germans from Russia in the “North Bottoms” area of Lincoln, Nebraska. The congregation belonged to the Evangelical Synod of North America until it became independent in 1926. In 1949 it joined the German Congregational Association of Nebraska and then became a member of the United Church of Christ when that body formed in the 1960s. In 1967 St. John’s United Church of Christ merged with nearby Salem United Church of Christ to form Faith United Church of Christ. The new church occupies the old Salem buildings and the St. John’s property was sold.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection of records of St. John’s United Church of Christ of Lincoln, Nebraska, consists of one volume on one reel of microfilm. This volume dates from 1907-1967 and contains records of membership, baptisms, marriages and burials. It was loaned for microfilming in April of 1981 by the Faith United Church of Christ and is filmed on one reel together with the records of Salem United Church of Christ. Records of Faith United Church of Christ were also microfilmed under this same collection number. They are on Reel 2 of the collection.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume




    1. Church records, 1907-1967



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Congregational Church in Nebraska

Evangelical Synod of North America

Faith United Church of Christ (Lincoln, Neb.)

Germans from Russia in Nebraska

Lancaster County (Neb.) — Churches

Lincoln (Neb.) — Churches

Salem United Church of Christ (Lincoln, Neb.)

St. John’s United Church of Christ (Lincoln, Neb.)

United Church of Christ in Nebraska



 



Revised 06-05-2009   TMM

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