|Two Hundred Years of St.
Louis Places of Worship - 1770 - 1970
|St. Louis Public Library staff presents Two
Hundred Years of St. Louis Places of Worship (1770-1970). This directory includes
information about churches, synagogues, missions, temples, and other places of worship in
the City of St. Louis Missouri between 1770-1970. The directory uses the boundaries of
1876 to define the City of St. Louis.
Listings for places of worship in St. Louis County or its independent municipalities are not included. If a place of worship moved outside the City of St. Louis, information following the relocation is not included.
Bard, Mary G. History of Second Presbyterian Church. 1838-1988.
Dobson, R. Calvin Romance of a Pioneer Church: The First Presbyterian Church of St. Louis, Missouri. Self, 1960
Douglas, H. Paul - St. Louis Church Survey. George H. Doran Co., NY, 1924
Ehrlich, Walter - Zion in the Valley - The Jewish Community of St. Louis, Volume I, 1807-1907. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1997.
Hyde, William & Conard, Howard L. - Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis. A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference. Southern Publishing Co., NY & Louisville, KY, 1899
Jacobs, Robert P. Religions in St. Louis. Interfaith Clergy Council, St. Louis, 1976
Koechig, Neola Mc C. Story of Second Baptist Church of Greater St. Louis. 1982
Mc Carthy, Marilyn Stones of Remembrance: A History of Central Presbyterian Church, 1844-1994. Self pub.
Norman, Elva K. Biography of a Church: A history of the early Baptist community, 1817-1877. Delmar Baptist
Church, St. Louis 1978 78-56995
Nygaard, Norman E. Where Cross the Crowded Ways: The Story of the Third Baptist Church of St. Louis, MO. Greenberg Pub., NY 1950
OConnor, (Rev.) P. J. History of Cheltenham and St. James Parish. 1937
Oestreich, Kenneth D. St. Louis Landmarks: A Guideto the Citys Landmarks & Historic Districts. City of St. Louis, Community Development Agency, 1977
Payne, Alex W. What Mean These Stones: The Third Baptist Church. Self pub., St. Louis 1934
Platt, Elizabeth B. - History of Trinity Church, St. Louis, 1855-1955. St. Louis, 1954
Rothensteiner, (Rev.) John History of the Archdiocese of St. Louis in its various stages of development from A.D.
1673 A.D. 1928. Blackwell & Wieland Co., St. Louis, 1928
Schild, James J. - House of God: Historic Churches and places of worship of the St. Louis area. Auto Review, Florissant, MO., 1995
Schulte, Paul C. - Catholic Heritage of St. Louis: A History of the Old Cathedral Parish. Catholic Herald, St. Louis, 1934
Stellos, Marie Helen Greek Community in St. Louis, 1900-1967. St. Louis University PhD Dissertation 1968
Stiritz, Mary M. - St. Louis: Historic Churches & Synagogues St. Louis Public Library and Landmarks Association of St. Louis, 1995
Swisher, Walter - History of the Church of the Messiah, 1834-1934. Self Publication., 1934
Thorton, Francis The Notable Catholic Institutions of St. Louis and Vicinity. Finkenbinder-Reid Publ. Co., St. Louis, 1911
Toft, Carolyn Hewes St. Louis Landmarks & Historic Districts. Landmarks Assoc. of St. Louis, Inc. 2002
Turek, Hania - History of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. 198-
Umbach, Walter O. Founded Upon Christ: A brief historical summary of Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Louis. The Congregation, 1966
Vexler, Robert I. St. Louis: A Chronological & Documentary History, 1762-1970. Oceana Pub., Dobbs Ferry, NY 1974
Williams, Francis Centenary Methodist Church of St. Louis: The first hundred years, 1839-1939. Mound City Pr., St. Louis, 1939
100th Anniversary: A Century of Blessings-A Challenge for the future. 1848-1948. St. Paul Evangelical & Reformed Church, St. Louis 1949
125th Anniversary, 1867-1992. St. Francis de Sales Parish, St. Louis, 1992
Centennial of St. Johns Methodist Church, 1868-1968. Compiled by Georgia Gambrill, 1968
A Century of Grace. 1847-1947. Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Louis.
Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of Pilgrim Congregational Church, 1866-1916. St. Louis, 1916
History of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist Church: St. Louis, MO, 18471997. Compiled and written by Melissa Mc Canna & Fritz Dowling, 1998
History of the United Methodist Churches of Missouri. Edited by Richard A. Seaton, Missouri Methodist Historical Society. 1984
Leaves from the History of St. Alphonsus Church. St. Louis, 1895
Lutheran Annual 2002. Concordia Publishing, St. Louis. 2001
Metropolitan Church Federation Blue Book, 1929., St. Louis
Metropolitan Church Federation Blue Book, 1964., St. Louis
Most Holy Name of Jesus Church: 18751975. Custom Books, 1976
One Hundredth Anniversary Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1849-1949., St. Louis
One Hundredth Anniversary Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Louis, 1839-1939.
Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Louis 1927
Pilgrim Lutheran Church. 50th Anniversary, 1907-1957., St. Louis
St. Louis: Its Neighborhoods and Neighbors, Landmarks and Milestones. Compiled by Robert E. Hannon. St. Louis, RCGA, 1986
Sanctuary in Soulard: The first 150 years pf Saomts Peter and Paul Parish. 1849-1999
Sorkins Church Directory, 1989. St. Louis Edition
Souvenir Book of St. John the Baptist Church Golden Jubilee: 1914 1964. St. Louis, 1964
Souvenir of the Diamond Jubilee of St. Anthony Parish, 1863 1938
St. Peters Evanelical Church, the United Church of Christ. 150 Years 1843-1993. Self, St. Louis 1993
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Mt. Calvery Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Louis. 1897-1922
St. Louis Star Newspaper
Series published 1932 till 1935 on St. Louis churches.
City Directories 1861-1970 (approximately every five years)
Vertical File Collection of St. Louis Public Library
Archivists of Christ Church Cathedral
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