Spencer, IA Chamber of Commerce
Spencer, IA Chamber of Commerce
Spencer, IA Chamber of Commerce

Value Of Faith

Spencer, IA Chamber of Commerce

Clay County’s early settlers valued the faith of their forefathers, and began to establish places of worship soon after locating to the Spencer Area in the mid 1800s. The first churches were founded by settlers who valued freedom of worship and wished to attend a house of worship that reflected the varied denominational backgrounds represented. Many of those early churches remain today, and continue to serve the communities in which they were established.

Spencer Denominations & Churches
• Bethany Lutheran Church (ELCA)
• Christ the King Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)
• Church of Christ
• Church of the Nazarene
• Dayspring Assembly of God
• Faith United Pentecostal Church
• First Baptist Church
• First Christian Church
• First Congregational Church
• First English Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)
• Gospel of the Living Word
• Grace United Methodist Church
• Hope Reformed Church (RCA)
• Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall
• New Life Worship Center
• Ninth Street Baptist
• Sacred Hearth Catholic Church
• Seventh Day Adventist Church
• The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
• Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)
• Universal Life Church
• Victory Baptist Church
• Wells of Living Grace Church

Clay County Denominations & Churches
Bethlehem Lutheran Church (ELCA) — Royal
First Baptist Church — Webb
United Methodist Churches — Gillett Grove, Rossie, Royal, Peterson, Everly and Dickens
Hope Lutheran Church (ELCA) — Everly
Saint Louis Catholic Church — Royal
Grace Congregational Church — Greenville

These houses of worship provide the residents of Spencer and its surrounding communities additional weekly ministry opportunities, including social ministry programs and two parochial schools: Sacred Heart Catholic School in Spencer and Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer.

 


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Spencer, IA Chamber of Commerce
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