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St. James Lutheran ChurchSt. James Lutheran Church celebrates its 75th anniversary.
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St. James Lutheran ChurchSt. James Lutheran Church celebrates its 75th anniversary.
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St. James Lutheran ChurchSt. James Lutheran Church, initially in Savage and then built in Burnsville.
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Pastor Bill SmithWilliam Smith was pastor of St. James Lutheran when this photo appeared in the December 6, 1978 issue of the Burnsvlle Current.
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St. James Lutheran ChurchPet Blessing. October 12, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Rev. William SmithSt. James Lutheran Church Burnsville, minister. October 25, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Scott James 1977Scott James, youth director at St. James Lutheran Church. Photo appeared Burnsville Current September 28, 1977
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Rev. Roy and Joyce LundBurnsville Current June 29, 1977 includes a photo of Rev. Roy and Joyce Lund of St. James Lutheran Church.
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Site of original St. James Lutheran ChurchThis map shows the original site of St. James Lutheran Church, Savage, now the American Legion.
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Site of original St. James Lutheran ChurchThis map shows the original site of St. James Lutheran Church, Savage, now the American Legion.
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Former St. James Lutheran later the American Legion comes downIn 1986 the old Dan Patch American Legion Post was torn down for a new structure. It was originally the St. James Lutheran Church, which they sold when the built a new church in Burnsville.
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Viewing St. James Lutheran Church from the Catholic CemeterySt. John the Baptist Cemetery on Judicial Road provides a view of St. James Lutheran Church.
Originally St. John the Baptist was in Burnsville and in 1902, after the fire, relocated to Savage. St. James Lutheran was
formed in Savage and moved to Burnsville. Photo 2020.
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Rev. George Thronson new pastor at St. James Lutheran 1980July 22, 1980 Sun Newspapers reports - The Rev. George Thronson will become the new senior pastor at St. James Lutheran Church effective September 1, 1980. Dr. Kristopher Hagen, who served as interim pastor is also featured in the article.
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St James Lutheran 2017Organ to the left of the altar at St. James Lutheran Church.
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St. James Lutheran Church 2017Altar area of the Church in 2017. Located at 3650 Williams Drive, the congregation was established in Savage and later expanded to this site in Burnsville. The original church and the later are now connected.
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National assignment ends Rev. Gerberding pastorate at St. James 1976September 15, 1976 Burnsville Current reports: Rev. Davod Gerberding has been assigned as Churchwide Director of the strength for mission campaign for the church in New York City. He came to Burnsville in 1973...
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St. James Lutheran Church 40th anniversarySeptember 30, 1980 Burnsville Sun reports that St. James Lutheran Church, which started in Savage, now located in Burnsville, will celebrate its 45th anniversary.
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St. James Lutheran celebrates 35 years - 1974May 16, 1974 Burnsville Sun reports: St. James Lutheran Church, which was established in Savage, and then moved to Burnsville, will celebrate its 35th anniversary.
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St. James Lutheran Church started 40 years ago 1976April 7, 1976 - Burnsville Sun reports: St. James Lutheran Church, organized in Savage in 1939 now occupies a modern facility on County Road 34 in Burnsville.
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Rev. Lund hopes to prove gutsy leader 1977Burnsville Current June 29, 1977 reports: Roy Lund has been installed as pastor of St. James Lutheran Church.
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Left to right - Mrs. Arthur Williams, Mrs. Robert Lattery, William Belz, John Bergman and Mrs. John Bergman. Not present were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Backe, Mrs. Ed Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pickus, all of Savage. 1974 article.



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St. James Luterhan ChurchSt. James Lutheran Church van 2021.
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St. James Luterhan ChurchSt. James Lutheran Church van 2021.
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St. James Lutheran ChurchA winter view of St. James Lutheran Church 2019.
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The two St. James buildingsThis photo shows the original church built in Burnsville and the larger addition. Located at 3650 Williams Drive, the congregation was established in Savage and later expanded to this site in Burnsville. The original church and the later are now connected.
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Lutheran's open church in SavageJanuary 16, 1950 MInneapolis Star Tribune;

A congregation that built its own church home, spending only $100 for professional labor dedicated the church at Savage Minnesota Sunday. It is St. James Lutheran Church.

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St. James Lutheran ChurchNew members invited to the altar during a Sunday service. St. James Lutheran Church was originally built in downtown Savage and is now located in Burnsville.
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St. James Lutheran ChurchA photo reproduced from a booklet prepared by St. James Lutheran Church, showing their Savage location.
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Rev. Janet Tidemann 1982July 6, 1982 - Burnsville Current - Rev. Janet Tidemann spent four years as a missionary teacher in eastern Africa after graduating from college. This week she started work as pastor at St. James Lutheran Church, joining the Rev. George Thronson.
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St. James Lutheran for saleJune 27, 1965 Minneapolis Star Tribune - St. James Lutheran moves from Savage to Burnsville, building for sale.
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