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OCONTO COUNTY RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

Past and Present

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This page will attempt to provide the names, addresses, and years of record keeping for the various religious organizations of Oconto County's past and present, in the hope of offering researchers this route for tracking ancestors. Questions? Please e-mail RITA

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IMPORTANT NOTE:All Catholic Church and Cemetery Records for Oconto County , whether the parishes presently exist or not, will be found at (click on the name to go to the address and direct link) The Diocese of Green Bay - Archives.

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Years of Lutheran Church record keeping were taken from "Guide to the Church Vital Stats in Wisconsin" (WPA in 1942), and submitted by Randy Fischer

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IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have comments. suggestions or information to add to this list, please e-mail RITA, and you will receive full credit for the addition, unless otherwise requested.

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ABRAMS- Present

Calvary Lutheran
Abrams, WI 54101
No address or phone listed
Pastor Alvin Kessig

St Louis Church
5852 Maple St
Abrams, WI 54101-9411
Phone: 920-826-7425

Past - Friedens Evangelical - Thought to be WELS, please check with St Paul Lutheran in Oconto Falls (listed below)
1902 - ? (1 volume)

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BREED- Present

Past - Emannuel Evangelical - Combined with:

Tabor Lutheran Church
14153 Church Rd
Mountain, WI 54149-9555
Phone: 715-276-7707
1911 - ? (1 volume) records for Emannuel are at Tabor (above)

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CHASE- Present

Past - Zion Evangelical
1885 - ? (1 volume)

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GILLETT- Present

Gillett Baptist Church
10780 Town Hall Rd
Gillett, WI 54124-9337
Phone: 920-855-6012

Hillside Assembly Of God
5890 State Highway 22 W
Gillett, WI 54124-9125
Phone: 920-855-2962

Immanuel Evangelical
Hwy H
Gillett, WI 54124
Pastor - Rev Ronald Anderson
No Phone at the church
1894 - ? (1 volume)

 "100th Anniversary Book from Immanuel Lutheran Church" - Town of Gillett,  This book lists all baptisms with birthdates, marriages, confirmations and deaths from 1885 to 1995.

St John Catholic Rectory
127 S Garden Ave
Gillett, WI 54124
Phone: 920-855-2542

St John's Lutheran Church
101 W Main St
Gillett, WI 54124-9373
Phone: 920-855-6215
1892 - ? (1 volume)
 

St John's Riverside Lutheran
5686 State Highway 32 S
Gillett, WI 54124-9216
Phone: 920-855-2625
 

Tabor United Methodist Church
120 W Main St
Gillett, WI 54124-9372
Phone: 920-855-2066

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HAYES- Present

Zion Evangelical - merged with:
Suring/Hickory United Methodist Church
Main St
Suring,WI 54174
Phone: 920-842-2110
1909 - ? (1 volume) - records for Zion are at Suring (above)

St. Johns Evangelical is now:
St John's Lutheran Church and School
8905 Saint Johns Rd
Suring, WI 54174-9706
Phone: 920-842-2005
1894 - ? (1 volume)

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LAKEWOOD- Present

First Presbyterian Church
15552 State Highway 32
Lakewood, WI 54138-9703
715-276-3744

Northwoods Bible Worship
15253 Long Street
Lakewood, WI 54138
Phone: 715-276-6904

St Mary Catholic Church
15232 County Road F
Lakewood, WI 54138-9764
Phone: 715-276-7364

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LENA - Present

Past - American Lutheran -
1937 - ? (1 volume)

Past - Church of Our Savior
1938 - ? (1 volume)

Community Bible Church
Us Highway 141 S
Lena, WI 54139
Phone: 920-829-6385

Holy Cross Catholic Community
221 E Main St
Lena, WI 54139
Phone: 920-829-5222

Holy Cross Parish
7982 N Porcupine Lake Rd
Lena, WI 54139-9736
Phone: 920-829-5278

St. Patrick's Church
Rectory Address
5246 St Patricks Road
Lena, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-2575

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LITTLE SUAMICO- Present

For modern records:
St. John's Lutheran Church-ECLA
1253 Cty JJ
Little Suamico, Wisconsin

For old records:
Please E-Mail Gerrie
Phone: 826-5570
1874 - ? (2 volumes) <

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MAPLE VALLEY- Present

Evangelical Lutheran - Now served by Our Redeemer
11005 Hwy M
Suring, WI 54174
1894 - ? (1 volume)

Trinity Lutheran- Same Pastor as:
St John's Lutheran Church and School (Hayes - Town of How)
8905 Saint Johns Rd
Suring, WI 54174-9706
Phone: 920-842-2005
1883 - ? (1 volume) for Trinity are at St. John's (above)

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MORGAN- Present

Past - Immanuel Evangelical - thought to have been the Evangelical and United Brethren Congregation (EUB) whiched merged with the Methodists to form the United Methodist. Old records would then be found at the United Methodist Church in Oconto Falls. (please see "Oconto Falls" below)
1904 - ? (1 volume)

St. John's Evangelical - is now:
St John's Lutheran
3374 County Road C
Oconto Falls, WI 54154-9643
Phone: 920-846-3453
1887 - ? (3 volumes) old records for Morgan are at Oconto Falls

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MOUNTAIN- Present

Tabor Lutheran Church
14153 Church Rd
Mountain, WI 54149-9555
Phone: 715-276-7707
1914 - ? (1 volume)

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PENSAUKEE- Present

Past - Grace Lutheran
1934 - ? (1 volume)

Past - St. Paul's Evangelical
1883 - ? (2 volumes)

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CITY OF OCONTO - Present

Listing of Churchs - Oconto Phone Book 1997/1998

Area Code 920

Zip Codes:
Oconto, 54153

ASSEMBLIES OF GOD

Harvest Assembly of God
Mailing:
263 Ontario Avenue, Oconto, WI, 54153
Location:
835 Brazeau Avenue, Oconto, WI 54153.
Phone: 834-3253

BAPTIST

Fairhaven Baptist Church
5584 HY 41
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-3927

CATHOLIC

Holy Trinity Parish-
716 Madison
Oconto, Wisconsin
Holy Trinity Parish Phone: 834-5900
Holy Trinity Parish consists of the following:
St Joseph located at Park & Madison
St. Peter located at Brazeau & Frank

CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST - CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Past: First building in the world for this religious group, was built in 1886 on Main Street and Chicago Avenue.

EPISCOPAL

St Mark's Episcopal Church
408 Park Avenue
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-4302

LUTHERAN

First American Lutheran Church
511 Madison Street
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2460
1874 - ? (2 volumes)

Zion Lutheran Church-LCMS
1700 Superior Avenue
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-5037
1931 - ? (1 volume)
Past Listing: Zion Evangelical
Oconto Falls- listed in 1942
1890 - ? (1 volume)

Past Listing: Oconto - old records are thought to be kept at American Lutheran (ELCA) in Oconto ( please see above)
Trinity Lutheran - listed in 1942
1873 - ? (1 volume)

NON-DENOMINATIONAL

Oconto Gospel Church
251 Michigan Avenue
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-2330

Riverview Alliance
628 N. Main
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-8303

PENTECOSTAL

Pentecostal Lighthouse
205 Charles
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-5510

PRESBYTERIAN

Presbyterian Church
133 Jackson Street
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-3922

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS

Oconto Seventh Day Daventists
161 McDonald St
Oconto, WI 54153
Phone: 920-834-9793

UNITED METHODIST

United Methodist Church
641 Washington
Oconto, Wisconsin
Phone: 834-2955

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OCONTO FALLS- Present

Bethel Lutheran
N6955 CTY Rd BB
Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Pastor - Rev. Richard Block Spruce

Grace Lutheran Church-ELCA - St. Jacob's and Zion merged - now Grace Lutheran)
501 S. Main
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2177
1905 - ? (1 volume)

Jehovah's Witnesses
506 N. Chestnut Avenue
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2914

Riverview Alliance Church
628 N Main St
Oconto Falls, WI 54154-1055
Phone: 920-846-8303

St. Anthony Church
Rectory Address
239 N. Franklin
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2152
Church is 253 N. Franklin
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
301 S Chestnut Avenue
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone 846-3453

St John's Lutheran Church - merged with St. John's Lutheran in Morgan
3374 County Road C
Oconto Falls, WI 54154-9643
Phone: 920-846-3453

St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church-WELS
301 S. Chestnut Avenue
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2196
1899 - ? (1 volume)

United Methodist Church
165 N. Farm Road
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Phone: 846-2154

Past - Zion Evengelical - please see Grace Church in Oconto Falls (listed above)

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PULASKI- Present

Assumption BVM
124 E Pulaski Ave
Pulaski, WI 54162
Phone: 920-822-3279

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POUND- Present

Assembly Of God Church
2023 County Road Q
Pound, WI 54161-9710
Phone: 920-897-2791

Assumption BVM
124 E Pulaski Ave
Pulaski, WI 54162
Phone: 920-822-3279

Beaver American Lutheran Chr
N4557 19th Rd
Pound, WI 54161-9416
Phone: 920-897-3593

First Baptist Church
3014 Us Highway 141
Pound, WI 54161-9701
Phone: 920-897-3678

Pioneer Baptist Church
Highway 141
Pound, WI 54161
Phone: 920-897-3389

Section Eight Baptist Church
W10088 W 20th Rd
Pound, WI 54161-9530
Phone: 920-897-2502

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
4007 Us Highway 141
Pound, WI 54161-9726
Phone: 920-897-3671

St Wenceslaus Klondike
8195 County Road Z
Pound, WI 54161-8640
Phone: 920-897-2361

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SOBIESKI - Present

St John Cantius Church
6051 Noble St
Sobieski, WI 54171-9724
Phone: 920-822-5255

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SOUTH BRANCH formerly LITTLE OCONTO

Past - St Joseph On The Lake (Catholic)
Records for church and cemetery are found at the Diocese of Green Bay - Archives

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SPRUCE- Present

Past - St. Mark's Lutheran - thought to be assumed by St Pauls (WELS) Lutheran if Oconto Falls (please see Oconto Falls above)
1892 - ? (1 volume)

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STILES- Present

Bethel Lutheran
N6955 CTY Rd BB
Oconto Falls, WI
Phone: 920-863-2066
1918 - ? (1 volume)

Past: St Patrick Catholic Church and Cemetery (burned in 1909)
Diocese of Green Bay for records

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SURING- Present

Church Of Christ
8892 County Road G
Suring, WI 54174-9123
Phone: 920-842-2629

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran
13346 County Road AA
Suring, WI 54174-9750
Phone: 920-842-4600

Mount Olive Lutheran Church
206 N Burk St
Suring, WI 54174
Phone: 920-842-2488
1923 - ? (1 volume)
 

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
11005 County Road M
Suring, WI 54174-9651
Phone: 920-842-2039

St John's Lutheran Church and School (Formerly St John Evangelical in Hayes)
8905 Saint Johns Rd
Suring, WI 54174-9706
Phone: 920-842-2005
1894 - ? (1 volume)

St Michael's Catholic Church
803 Groninger St
Suring, WI 54174-9576
Phone: 920-842-2580
Records from 1908 to the present

Suring/Hickory United Methodist Church
Main St
Suring,WI 54174
Phone: 920-842-2110

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TOWNSEND- Present

St John Lutheran Church (Previously - St. John's Evangelical)
17963 State Highway 32
Townsend,WI 54175-9714
Phone: 715-276-7214
1919 - ? (1 volume)
Pastor - Gary Stiles
Office Hours 8am to noon, Mon - Fri

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UNDERHILL- Present

Past - Christ Evangelical - Please see Immanuel Evangelical in Gillett (listed above)
1897 - ? (1 volume)
 

Past - St. John's Lutheran
1909 - ? (1 volume)
 

Past - Zion Lutheran
1899 - ? (2 volumes)

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