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St. Paul's UCC

St. Paul's UCC
St. Paul's UCC

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a.k.a. St. Peter's German Reformed Church

a.k.a. St. Paul's German Evangelical Church

2227 W Michigan St, orginally 1131 W Michigan St
Evansville, IN 47712

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1891 Church is built
1896 Church becomes St Paul's German Evangelical
1922 Hall erected to right (east)
1935 Sunday School built to left (north)
1961 School and chapel built to far right (east)


Northeast corner of Michigan St and 12th Ave
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.98178797
Longitude: -87.59858608
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Style: Gothic Revival


St. Paul's UCC church was built in 1891 as St. Peter's German Reformed Church. It appears as Evangelische Reformirte Petri Kirche in the 1895 sanborn.

The congregation did not succeed, and 1896 the building was transferred to the German Evangelical Church and renamed St. Paul's Evangelical

In 1922 a Sunday school hall was built to the left of the main church (east)

Another addition was erected in 1935 to the right of the main church (north) as an educational annex

When the German Evangelical and German Reformed churches merged around 1935, the congregation is then called St. Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church (E & R)

The church was renamed St Paul's United Church of Christ (UCC) when the church merged with the Congregational Church in the 1957

In 1961 a new school and chapel were added. These additions to the far right (east) were built with yellow brick.

remodel/big wing in rear? 1985


You can in the stone over the south doorway "St Paul's" is more worn than the other text. This is probably because of the name change of St Peter

Some of the old city directories list church on northwest corner

See also

St Paul's website
Press article - New addition (9/23/1960) Churches / Religion Independence district

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