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Churches of Cedar County, NE


Please send us your past and present Church photos! Kristi Lam,
Co-Coordinator for Cedar County


Church Histories


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Jump ahead to these ACTIVE churches:
Belden | Bow Valley | Coleridge | Constance | Fordyce | Hartington
Laurel | Menominee | Obert | Randolph | St. Helena | Wynot


Jump ahead to these CLOSED churches:
Belden | Bow Valley | Coleridge | East Bow | Hartington | Magnet
Obert | Paragon | St. James | Spring Creek | Spring Valley | Wynot




Active Churches
Closed churches follow the list of active churches

BELDEN

UNION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

304 Nebraska Street
Belden, NE 68717
402-256-3387



BOW VALLEY

HOLY FAMILY (SS. PETER & PAUL) CATHOLIC CHURCH
Church Frontview     Church Sideview     Former Rectory, Current Church Office
Cemetery View A     Cemetery View B
106 W 889 Rd
Bow Valley, NE 68739
402-254-3311



COLERIDGE

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH
History, written in 1984  
Page 1    Page 2     Page 3    Page 4    
304 S. Main
P.O. Box 88
Coleridge, NE 68727
402-283-4361


NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY PARSONAGE
111 E. Canfield
P.O. Box 190
Coleridge, NE 68727
402-283-4411


PILGRIM CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
102 S. Elm
P.O. Box 176
Coleridge, NE 68727
402-283-4824


ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH
315 S. Madison
Coleridge, NE 68727
402-283-4614



CONSTANCE

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH
Frontview     Sideview     Altar     Former Rectory     Statue near Church     Former Convent    
C/O St. Rose Catholic Church
P.O. Box 335
Crofton, NE 68730
402-388-4814



FORDYCE

ST. JOHN the BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
Parish Center     Rectory     Church    
P.O. Box 170
Fordyce, NE 68736
402-357-2322



HARTINGTON

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH UCC
Church History

301 W. Franklin
P.O. Box 453
Hartington, NE 68739
402-254-6563


HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
Frontview
     Rectory    
404 S. Broadway
P.O. Box 278
Hartington, NE 68739
402-254-6559


TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Church History     Frontview     Sideview    
106 W. Centre
P.O. Box 156
Hartington, NE 68739
402-254-6606



LAUREL

CHURCH OF THE OPEN BIBLE
513 W. 3rd
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-9144


IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD)
303 Alma
P.O. Box 597
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3314


LOGAN CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
RR P.O. Box 68
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3557


LOGAN CENTER E.U.B.
Laurel, NE 68745

ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH
408 Elm St.
P.O. Box 828
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3303


UNITED LUTHERAN CHURCH
305 W. 3rd
P.O. Box 367
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3622


UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
302 Elm
P.O. Box 68
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3781


UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
401 Wakefield
P.O. Box 146
Laurel, NE 68745
402-256-3387



MENOMINEE

ST. BONIFACE CATHOLIC CHURCH, est. 1882
Church & Rectory     Church     Parish Center     Flag Pole & Mass Sign     Sign     Cemetery Garden     Memorial to Priests of St. Boniface     Priests of St. Boniface    
55768 894 Rd.
Menominee, NE
402-357-3780



OBERT

FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH
(Dixon County-serves Obert; Formerly Our Saviors Lutheran Church)

401 Main St.
Maskell, NE 68751
402-692-3323



RANDOLPH

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
110 E. Jackson
P.O. Box 244
Randolph, NE 68771
402-337-0250


ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH
310 W. Broadway
P.O. Box 806
Randolph, NE 68771
402-337-0414


ST. JANE FRANCES de CHANTAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
402 N Bridge
P.O. Box B
Randolph, NE 68771
402-337-0644



ST. HELENA

HOLY FAMILY IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH
View A     View B     Rectory (now a residence)    

Records are kept at:
SS. PETER & PAUL CHURCH
106 W 889 Rd
Bow Valley, NE 68739
402-254-3311



WYNOT

HOLY FAMILY (SACRED HEART) CATHOLIC CHURCH
Frontview     Sideview     1939 View     Parish Hall     Rectory    
807 Emerson
P.O. Box 65
Wynot, NE 68792
402-357-2400




Closed Churches

If you know of additional Cedar County churches no longer in existence, please e-mail Carol Tramp

BELDEN

HOPE REFORMED CHURCH (1894-1934)


METHODIST CHURCH (1892-1967)

ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH (1905-??)

BOW VALLEY

NORWEGIAN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CONGREGATION (1873-?)


COLERIDGE

LOGAN VIEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (1898-1951)


EAST BOW

It is believed there are no longer any records for ST. CATHERINE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH.
Please contact us if you have any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!

GOLDKAMP

GOLDKAMP CHAPEL

1877. A Catholic chapel located by School District #13-Cedar Dale,
along Hwy. S-14H, on a farmstead owned by G. Hochstein.

HARTINGTON

FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH.
Can anyone tell us the years of operation or history of this church?
Please contact us if you have any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!


MAGNET

MAGNET CHRISTIAN CHURCH
History    
Please contact us if you have any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!

OLIVER GROVE CHURCH (Magnet Methodist Church)
History    
Please contact us if you have any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!

OBERT (1914-1951)

ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Records for this church are now kept at:
FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH
401 Main St.
Maskell, NE
402-692-3323


Information about St. Francis Catholic Church, including a list of beginning parishioners, is included in the SS. Philip & James Catholic Church, Observing 96 Years of Catholic Faith 1904-2000, published in December 2000. See the listing for St. James below for ordering information.
PARAGON

PARAGON EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (1904-1944)

Church History     Church History 2     Church Interior     Church Exterior
In June 1953, this church building was sold to the Assembly of God Church. Today, it is a residence located in Hartington.


Paragon Church Confirmation Class, year unknown
Top row from left: Harvey Olsen, (Helen Swan's brother,) Clara Schager, Herbert Bottolfsen, Mabel Riibe (Louis Riibe's sister), Louis Riibe, Alice Lentz. Bottom row from left: Allen Olsen, Mary Bottolfsen, Elvina Jensen, Rev. Thompson, Cleone Olsen (Leland Olsen's sister). Submitted by Connie R. Loftus


PLACE UNKNOWN

SPRING VALLEY METHODIST CHURCH
Ladies Aid Group, before 1912
Please contact us if you have any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!

ST. JAMES (1904-2000)

SS. PHILIP & JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH
Bell Tower     Church Frontview     Church Sideview     Rectory     Parochial School     Cemetery Gate     Church History
Records are now kept at:
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH

807 Emerson
P.O. Box 65
Wynot, NE 68792
402-357-2400


SS. Philip & James Catholic Church, Observing 96 Years of Catholic Faith 1904-2000, was published in December 2000. This book covers the history of the church, the settlement of St. James, the early pioneers and founders, stories of later families, history and gradiates of SS Philip & James Parochial School, Baptisms 1905-2000, cemetery records, and much more, plus lots of photos.
Copies (hardcover $33; softcover $25, plus postage) can be ordered from:
Mrs. Anthony Koch
88220 Hwy 15
Hartington NE 68739

SPRING CREEK

SPRING CREEK CHURCH
It is believed there are no longer any records for this church. Please contact us if you have
any information, records, or photos from this church you would like to share!


WYNOT

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (? - 1977)
Church
This church held it's last wedding in May of 1977. Records for this church are now kept at:
FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH

401 Main St.
Maskell, NE
402-692-3323


FAITH PARISH LUTHERAN CHURCH (1917 - ?)
Church History
aka. Our Saviors Lutheran Church; Bethany Lutheran Church



To submit an additional church listing or a church photo, e-mail Carol Tramp,
Coordinator for Cedar County








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