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Posted by Ron Filion on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 17:33:49 :

In Reply to: 1876 Churches posted by Theresa Kersten on Monday, June 12, 2006 at 18:45:13 :

"...there were four Lutheran Churches at the time and one was a German Evangelical Church."

According to Langley's 1876 City Directory, these were listed under "Evangelican Lutheran". I've added portions of the info that were listed for each.

* United German Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of St. Mark's Church.
Location: south side of Geary Street, between Stockton and Powell.
Rev. G. Muehlsteph, Pastor; residence, 113 Stockton Street.
This is the oldest German Evangelican Lutheran Congregation in the city, it being in existence since 1857.

* St. John's German Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Rev. Frederick Nanns, Pastor; residence, 628 Filbert Street.
Organized August 11, 1868.

* St. Paul's German Evangelical Luther Church.
Location: south side of Mission Street, between Fifth and Sixth.
Rev. J. M. Buehler, Pastor; residence, 953 Mission Street.
This church was organized on the fifteenth of May 1867, with forty members.

* Emanuel Church of the Evangelical Association.
Location: north side of Jessie Street, between Sixth and Seventh.
Rev. John G. Marquardt, Pastor; residence, 538 Jessie.

* Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Rev. Frederick Nanns, Pastor; residence, 628 Filbert Street.
This church was organized October 19, 1870.

* Our Saviour's Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Rev. Lauritz Carlsen, Pastor; residence, 365 Bryant Street.
This church was organized on the twentieth of October, 1870, by the Rev. Christian Hvistendahl, who came to San Francisco under the auspices of the Norwegian Lutheran Synod of America...

* First Reformed Church (German).
Location, east side of Eleventh Street, between Market and Mission.
Rev. Julius H. Krueger, Pastor; residence, 209 Eleventh Street.
This society was organized by the Rev. Frederick Fox, on the eleventh of April, 1869. The government of this church is Presbyterian.

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