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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[North Dakota|North Dakota&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[North_Dakota_Church_Records|Church Records]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[North Dakota|North Dakota&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[North_Dakota_Church_Records|Church Records]]''  
  
Before 1900 the largest religious groups in [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] were Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches.  
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Before 1900 the largest religious groups in [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] were Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches.<ref>Sydney E. Ahlstrom, ''A Religious History of the American People'' (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972). {{FHL|282712|item|disp=FHL Book 973 K2ah}}.</ref>
  
The Family History Library has histories of the Dunkards (Church of the Brethren), Episcopal, Presbyterian, Catholic, and other churches in North Dakota. For Methodists, Presbyterians, Dunkards, and Lutherans you can also consult the various volumes of ''The Collections of The State Historical Society of North Dakota'' Seven Volumes. (Bismarck, North Dakota: Tribune State Printers, 1906—; {{FHL|215791|item}} film 1697422
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The Family History Library has histories of the Dunkards (Church of the Brethren), Episcopal, Presbyterian, Catholic, and other churches in North Dakota. For Methodists, Presbyterians, Dunkards, and Lutherans you can also consult the various volumes of ''The Collections of The State Historical Society of North Dakota'' Seven Volumes. (Bismarck, North Dakota: Tribune State Printers, 1906—; {{FHL|215791|item|disp=FHL Film 1697422}}.
  
 
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection includes&nbsp;some North Dakota church&nbsp;records for Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner counties&nbsp;(Family History Library&nbsp;{{FHL|859737|film|disp=films 859737-40}}).&nbsp;  
 
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection includes&nbsp;some North Dakota church&nbsp;records for Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner counties&nbsp;(Family History Library&nbsp;{{FHL|859737|film|disp=films 859737-40}}).&nbsp;  
  
 
The Family History Library has very few North Dakota church records. Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where their records are located.  
 
The Family History Library has very few North Dakota church records. Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where their records are located.  
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=== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)&nbsp;  ===
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'''Early, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church records for&nbsp;North Dakota'''&nbsp;Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be locate through the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog]. Or by refering to Jaussi, Laureen R., and Gloria D. Chaston. Register of Genealogical Society Call Numbers. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Genealogy Tree, 1982. (FHL book 979.2258 A3j; fiche 6031507). These volumes contain the film numbers for many (but not all) membership and temple record films.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;
  
 
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=== Lutheran  ===
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=== Methodist  ===
 
=== Methodist  ===
 
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United Methodist Church<br>North Dakota Conference<br>Wesley United Methodist Church<br>1600 4th Ave North<br>Grand Forks, ND 58203<br>Phone: (701) 772-1869  
 
United Methodist Church<br>North Dakota Conference<br>Wesley United Methodist Church<br>1600 4th Ave North<br>Grand Forks, ND 58203<br>Phone: (701) 772-1869  
  
 
=== Dakotas United Conference Archives  ===
 
=== Dakotas United Conference Archives  ===
  
[http://www.dwu.edu/library/ McGovern Library]<br>Dakota Wesleyan University<br>Box 460<br>1200 West University Avenue<br>Mitchell, SD 57301-4398<br>Phone: (605) 995-2618<br>Fax: (605) 995-2893<br>Email: [mailto:library@dwu.edu library@dwu.edu]<br>
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[http://www.dwu.edu/library/ McGovern Library]<br>Dakota Wesleyan University<br>Box 460<br>1200 West University Avenue<br>Mitchell, SD 57301-4398<br>Phone: (605) 995-2618<br>Fax: (605) 995-2893<br>Email: [mailto:library@dwu.edu library@dwu.edu]<br>  
  
 
=== Presbyterian  ===
 
=== Presbyterian  ===
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=== Roman Catholic  ===
 
=== Roman Catholic  ===
  
[http://bismarckdiocese.com/diocese/ Diocese of Bismarck]<br>Chancery Office<br>Box 1575<br>420 Raymond Street<br>Bismarck, ND 58502-1575<br>Phone: (701) 223-1347<br>Fax: (701) 223-3693<br>
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[http://bismarckdiocese.com/diocese/ Diocese of Bismarck]<br>Chancery Office<br>Box 1575<br>420 Raymond Street<br>Bismarck, ND 58502-1575<br>Phone: (701) 223-1347<br>Fax: (701) 223-3693<br>  
  
The diocese includes the counties of: [[Adams County, North Dakota|Adams]], [[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]], [[Bowman County, North Dakota|Bowman]], [[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]], [[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]], [[Divide County, North Dakota|Divide]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], [[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]], [[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley]], [[Hettinger County, North Dakota|Hettinger]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]], [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]], [[Sioux County, North Dakota|Sioux]], [[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope]], [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]], [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]]&nbsp;and [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]]  
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The diocese includes the counties of: [[Adams County, North Dakota|Adams]], [[Billings County, North Dakota|Billings]], [[Bowman County, North Dakota|Bowman]], [[Burke County, North Dakota|Burke]], [[Burleigh County, North Dakota|Burleigh]], [[Divide County, North Dakota|Divide]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], [[Emmons County, North Dakota|Emmons]], [[Golden Valley County, North Dakota|Golden Valley]], [[Hettinger County, North Dakota|Hettinger]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]], [[Mercer County, North Dakota|Mercer]], [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]], [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]], [[Sioux County, North Dakota|Sioux]], [[Slope County, North Dakota|Slope]], [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]], [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]]&nbsp;and [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]].
  
 
[http://www.fargodiocese.org/Archives/index.htm Diocese of Fargo]<br>5201 Bishops Blvd., Suite A<br>Fargo, ND 58104-7605<br>Phone: (701) 356-7900  
 
[http://www.fargodiocese.org/Archives/index.htm Diocese of Fargo]<br>5201 Bishops Blvd., Suite A<br>Fargo, ND 58104-7605<br>Phone: (701) 356-7900  
  
The diocese includes the counties of: [[Barnes County, North Dakota|Barnes]], [[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]], [[Bottineau County, North Dakota|Bottineau]], [[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass]], [[Cavalier County, North Dakota|Cavalier]], [[Dickey County, North Dakota|Dickey]], [[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]], [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]], [[Grand Forks County, North Dakota|Grand Forks]], [[Griggs County, North Dakota|Griggs]], [[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]], [[LaMoure County, North Dakota|LaMoure]], [[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]], [[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]], [[McIntosh County, North Dakota|McIntosh]], [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]], [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]], [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]], [[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]], [[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]], [[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland]], [[Rolette County, North Dakota|Rolette]], [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]], [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]], [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]], [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]], [[Traill County, North Dakota|Traill]], [[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]] and [[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]
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The diocese includes the counties of: [[Barnes County, North Dakota|Barnes]], [[Benson County, North Dakota|Benson]], [[Bottineau County, North Dakota|Bottineau]], [[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass]], [[Cavalier County, North Dakota|Cavalier]], [[Dickey County, North Dakota|Dickey]], [[Eddy County, North Dakota|Eddy]], [[Foster County, North Dakota|Foster]], [[Grand Forks County, North Dakota|Grand Forks]], [[Griggs County, North Dakota|Griggs]], [[Kidder County, North Dakota|Kidder]], [[LaMoure County, North Dakota|LaMoure]], [[Logan County, North Dakota|Logan]], [[McHenry County, North Dakota|McHenry]], [[McIntosh County, North Dakota|McIntosh]], [[Nelson County, North Dakota|Nelson]], [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]], [[Pierce County, North Dakota|Pierce]], [[Ramsey County, North Dakota|Ramsey]], [[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]], [[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland]], [[Rolette County, North Dakota|Rolette]], [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]], [[Sheridan County, North Dakota|Sheridan]], [[Stutsman County, North Dakota|Stutsman]], [[Towner County, North Dakota|Towner]], [[Traill County, North Dakota|Traill]], [[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh]] and [[Wells County, North Dakota|Wells]]  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Dakota  Gotoarrow.png  Church Records

Before 1900 the largest religious groups in North Dakota were Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches.[1]

The Family History Library has histories of the Dunkards (Church of the Brethren), Episcopal, Presbyterian, Catholic, and other churches in North Dakota. For Methodists, Presbyterians, Dunkards, and Lutherans you can also consult the various volumes of The Collections of The State Historical Society of North Dakota Seven Volumes. (Bismarck, North Dakota: Tribune State Printers, 1906—; FHL Film 1697422.

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection includes some North Dakota church records for Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner counties (Family History Library films 859737-40). 

The Family History Library has very few North Dakota church records. Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where their records are located.

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) 

Early, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church records for North Dakota Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be locate through the Family History Library Catalog. Or by refering to Jaussi, Laureen R., and Gloria D. Chaston. Register of Genealogical Society Call Numbers. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Genealogy Tree, 1982. (FHL book 979.2258 A3j; fiche 6031507). These volumes contain the film numbers for many (but not all) membership and temple record films. 
 

Lutheran

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
(ELCA Archives)
8765 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631-4198
Phone: (800) 638-3522 or (773) 380-2700
Fax: (773) 380-1465
Email: archives@elca.org

The Archives has records of many congregations on microfilm. These can be borrowed for a small fee. For a list of church records in their collection as of the 1970's see FHL Collection fiche 6330690-93; the fiche with the North Dakota list is FHL Collection 6330692

Many Lutheran Church records for Germans from Russia are at:

Institute for Regional Studies
North Dakota State University Libraries
P.O. Box 5599
Fargo, ND 58105-5599
Phone: (701) 231-8914
Fax: (701) 231-5632
Email: archives@www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu

Odessa3.org - This site contains German-Russian emigrant ancestry in pocket settlements in mid-west states of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska . Contains transcribed minutes of meetings, membership lists (some with parentage listed), birth, deaths, and marriages.]

Methodist

United Methodist Church
North Dakota Conference
Wesley United Methodist Church
1600 4th Ave North
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Phone: (701) 772-1869

Dakotas United Conference Archives

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McGovern Library
Dakota Wesleyan University
Box 460
1200 West University Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301-4398
Phone: (605) 995-2618
Fax: (605) 995-2893
Email: library@dwu.edu

Presbyterian

Presbyterian Historical Society
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
425 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 627-1852
Fax: (215) 627-0509

Roman Catholic

Diocese of Bismarck
Chancery Office
Box 1575
420 Raymond Street
Bismarck, ND 58502-1575
Phone: (701) 223-1347
Fax: (701) 223-3693

The diocese includes the counties of: Adams, Billings, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Divide, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Hettinger, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Mountrail, Oliver, Renville, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Ward and Williams.

Diocese of Fargo
5201 Bishops Blvd., Suite A
Fargo, ND 58104-7605
Phone: (701) 356-7900

The diocese includes the counties of: Barnes, Benson, Bottineau, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, Nelson, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, Walsh and Wells



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