preloder
From the Parish Archives: Lake of the Isles

From the Parish Archives: Lake of the Isles

Did you know? Lake of the Isles was once a swamp. The Minneapolis Park Board chose the beautification of the lakes as their most important task. They virtually remade the landscape. The dredging process began on Lake of the Isles in 1889 and continued till 1893. The...
From the Parish Archives: Camping

From the Parish Archives: Camping

Camping was awarded to boys who sang in the choir. For many years St. Paul’s choir consisted of boys and camps were well attended. But in the late 1970’s the number of young men and boys dwindled. With changes in the choir, it was inevitable for the first...
From the Parish Archives – July 2017

From the Parish Archives – July 2017

For many years, Saint Paul’s Parish owned a summer camp for boys, girls, and families. Starting in 1898, and for more years, the choir director took the boys from the choir to Edgewood on Lake Minnetonka. They boarded a steam train for the ride to the lake, then hiked...
From the Parish Archives

From the Parish Archives

During World War II a Red Cross unit worked for the program “Bundles for Britain” at St. Paul’s. When the United States entered the war the unit was divided into two teams – one sewed hospital gowns, the other prepared surgical dressings. Some...

Saint Pauls Church on Lake of the Isles

Subscribe!

Subscribe to receive the E-pistle, Messenger, and other Church news in your email.

You have Successfully Subscribed!