Howard Lake Church Directory
Information updated November 2020.
Street address: 721 9th St., PO Box 246, Howard Lake
Phone number: 320- 543-2806
Clergy: Rev. Carol Chmielewski, Pastor
Established: 1875 | Current number of members: 108
Regular schedule: Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Alcoholics Anonymous at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday youth program beginning at 5:30 p.m.; Vacation Bible School in the summer.
Church organizations: Presbyterian Women, turkey dinner; mission outreach; youth activities; evangelism.
Orchard Christian Church
Street address: 800 5th Ave. S., PO Box 568, Howard Lake
Phone number: 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
Street address/directions: 625 12th Ave. (Hwy 12 W), PO Box 307, Howard Lake
Phone number: 320- 543-2227
Clergy: Pastor Paul Koch
Established: 1884 | Current number of members: 225
Regular schedule: Sunday worship services 9 a.m. (streamed live on Facebook, and broadcast on local cable channel 107.2) and 11 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Church organizations: Bible study groups in person and via Zoom, adult and children’s choirs, bell choir, youth group, Altar Guild, Women of St. John’s, men’s group, sandwich ministry, and Ruth’s Circle – with exceptions for COVID-19.
To join or for more information: Call 320-543-2227, or visit www.stjohnhl.org and visit our Facebook page.
St. James Lutheran
Street address/directions: 1000 7th Ave., PO Box 680, Howard Lake
Phone number: 320- 543-2766
Clergy: Pastor Mark Loder
Established: 1875 | Current number of members: 1282
Regular schedule: Sunday morning worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Youth group, Sunday school, and Bible class between services at 9:15 a.m.
Church organizations: 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 320-543-2766, or visit www.Stjameshl.org and visit our Facebook page.
Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church
16144 20th St. SW
Grace Hill Church
15905 US Hwy. 12 SW
PO Box 534 • 320-286-2100
Highland Community Church
13800 US Hwy. 12 SW
PO Box 296 • 320-286-2662
Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA)
280 Third St. SE
First Baptist Church
395 Broadway Ave. N
Good Shepherd Free Lutheran (AFLC)
5939 Oliver Ave. SW
Cokato Mall – across from SNAP Fitness
New Life Assembly of God
190 Johnson Ave. NW
North Crow River Lutheran Church
45 Quinnell Ave. SW
Stockholm Lutheran Church (ELCA)
16133 Co. Rd. 30 SW
Montrose United Methodist Church
230 Center Ave. S.
St. Paul’s & Trinity Lutheran Church (WELS)
310 Buffalo Ave. S
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
111 Winsted Ave. W.
St. John’s Lutheran Church (LCMS)
410 1st St. N
River Of Life Christian Church
170 Main Avenue West