Churches

Howard Lake Church Directory

Information updated October 2019

First Presbyterian

Denomination: Presbyterian

Address: 721 9th St., PO Box 246, Howard Lake | Phone: 320-543-2806

Clergy: Rev. Carol Chmielewski, Pastor

Established: 1875 | Current number of members: 108

Regular schedule: Worship and children’s church Sunday at 9:30 a.m.; fellowship at 10:30 a.m.; Tuesday Alcoholics Anonymous at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday midweek dinner and  youth program beginning at 5:30 p.m.; and vacation Bible school in the summer.

Church organizations: Presbyterian Women, turkey dinner; mission outreach; youth activities; evangelism.

To join or for more information call 320-543-2806, email firstpreshl@embarqmail.com, or visit www.firstpreshl.org.

Orchard Christian Church

Denomination: Non-denominational

Address: 800 5th Ave. S., PO Box 568, Howard Lake | Phone: 320-543-3955

Senior Pastor: Rick Messer

Established: 1887 | Current number of members: 75

Regular schedule: Sundays: fellowship 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10 a.m. (nursery provided).   

Church organizations: Home fellowship groups, worship team, youth program, vacation Bible school, summer camps.

To join or for more information call 320-543-3955, visit on Sunday morning, or visit www.orchardchristianchurch.org.

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran

Denomination: Lutheran

Address: 625 12th Ave. (Hwy 12 W), PO Box 307, Howard Lake | Phone:  320-543-2227

Clergy: Pastor Paul Koch

Established: 1884 | Current number of members: 225

Regular schedule: Sunday worship services 9 a.m.;  Sunday school for all ages 10:30 a.m.

Church organizations: Bible study groups, adult and children’s choirs, youth group, Altar Guild, Women of St. John’s, men’s group, and Ruth’s Circle.

To join or for more information: Call 320-543-2227, or visit www.stjohnhl.org.

St. James Lutheran

Denomination: Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod

Address: 1000 7th Ave., PO Box 680, Howard Lake | Phone: 320-543-2766

Clergy: Reverend Mark Loder

Established: 1875 | Current number of members: 900

Regular schedule: Sunday morning worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; youth group, Sunday school, and Bible class between Sunday services at 9:15 a.m.; senior high youth meet Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.

Church organizations: Child care, day school pre-kindergarten through eighth grade; Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, guilds, men’s and women’s Bible classes, choirs.

To join or for more information: Call the church office at 320-543-2766. For more information, go to www.stjameshl.org.


Cokato

Albion Evangelical Free Church
11480 Fifth St. NW
320-286-5442

Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church
16144 20th St. SW
320-286-2024

Grace Hill Church
15905 US Hwy. 12
PO Box 295
320-286-2100

Elim Mission Church
(Evangelical Free and Evangelical Covenant)
405 Broadway Ave. S
PO Box 296
320-286-2662

Evangelical Lutheran Church
(ELCA)
280 Third St. E
320-286-5964

First Baptist Church
395 Broadway Ave. N
320-286-2562

Good Shepherd Free Lutheran
(AFLC)
5939 Oliver Ave. SW
320-286-2861

Freedom Church
Cokato Tower Mall, Cokato
612-212-2033 or 320-224-6126

New Life Assembly of God
190 Johnson Ave. NW
320-286-2565

North Crow River Lutheran Church
45 Quinnell Ave. SW
320-286-2354 or 320-286-5980

Stockholm Lutheran Church
(ELCA)
16133 Co. Rd. 30 SW
320-286-2991

Montrose

Montrose United Methodist Church
230 Center Ave. SW
(763) 675-3571

St. Paul’s & Trinity Lutheran Church
(WELS)
310 Buffalo Ave. S
(763) 675-3201


Waverly

Church of St. Mary (Catholic)
607 Maple Ave.
PO Box 278
763-658-4319

Oster Evangelical Covenant Church
11912 Emerson Ave. SW
952-955-1730 or 952-955-1338

Living Waters Christian Fellowship
312 Pacific Ave. (Hwy. 12)
PO Box 526
320-420-2226


Winsted

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
111 Winsted Ave. W.
320-485-4421

St. John’s Lutheran Church
(LCMS)
410 1st St. N
320-485-2522

River Of Life Christian Church
170 Main Avenue West
320-485-9011