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The German Evangelical Church first appeared in St. Louis in 1834 with the establishment of Holy Ghost Church. By 1841 Holy Ghost split forming two additional churches, St. Marcus on the south, and St. Peter on the north. In 1934, the Evangelical Synod merged with the Reformed Church. In 1957, this organization merged with the Association of Congregational Christian Churches to form the United Church of Christ.
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Boehning, Ross William. Burial Book, St. John’s Evangelical Church Cemetery, 1293 St. Cyr., St. Louis, Mo 63137: 7 Feb 1859–17 Jan 1998. Maryland Heights, Missouri: R. Boehning, 1998.
Bohley, Wilfred W. Historical Review of the Holy Ghost United Church of Christ. St. Louis: Holy Ghost United Church of Christ, 1969.
Buecher, Bob. St. Marcus UCC St. Louis, Marriage Index, 1847–1865; Confirmation Index 1848–1870. St. Louis: privately printed, 2002.
Buecher, Bob. St. Marcus United Church of Christ, St. Louis, Missouri: Death Index, 1880–1899. St. Louis: R. Buecher, 2004.
Buecher, Bob. St. Peter’s UCC, St. Louis, Confirmation Index, 1844–1875. St. Louis: privately printed, 2003.
Centennial, St. Luke’s Evangelical United Church of Christ, St. Louis, Missouri, 1870–1970. St. Louis: St. Luke’s Church, 1970.
Confirmation Register, 1863–1989, St. John United Church of Christ, Manchester, Missouri. Manchester, Missouri: St. John’s Church, 1989.
Fiftieth Anniversary, 1893–1943, Trinity Evangelical Church (Evangelical and Reformed Church), St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis: Trinity Evangelical Church, 1943.
Harmon, Dr. Shirley A., and Esther R. Laumbattus. Holy Ghost UCC of St. Louis, Baptism & Marriage Records 1833–1843. Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, 2002.
Historical Souvenir for the 75th Anniversary of St. Peters Evangelical Church, St. Louis, Missouri, July 1918. St. Louis: Eden Publishing House, 1918. [Festschrift zum 75 Jährigen Jubiläum der Evangelischen St. Petri-Geeinde in St. Louis, Missouri, Juli 1918]
Holl, Scott. The Stones Cry Out: Congregations of the Evangelical Synod of North America in the City of Saint Louis, 1834–2005. St. Louis: Eden Theological Seminary, 2005.
Northrup, Francis, and Marjorie Northrup. Bethel Evangelical and Reformed Church, Corner of Garrison and Greer Sts., St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis: privately printed, No date.
One Hundredth Anniversary, 1844–1944: St. Paul’s Evangelical and Reformed Church. Lemay, Missouri: St. Paul’s Church, 1944.
One Hundredth Anniversary: A Century of Blessings, a Challenge for the Future, 1848–1948. St. Louis: St. Louis County Library, Special Collections, 2004.
One Hundredth Anniversary of St. Peter’s Evangelical Church, St. Louis, Missouri, 1843–1943. St. Louis: St. Peter’s Church, 1943.
Schmid, Sylvia Stevens. Centennial History of the First Congregational Church, Webster Groves, Missouri, (United Church of Christ), 1866–1966. St. Louis: First Congregational Church, 1966.
St. John United Church of Christ Church Record: 15370 Olive Street Road, Chesterfield, Missouri, 63017. St. Louis: St. John’s Church, .
St. John United Church of Christ, Manchester, Missouri. Manchester, Missouri: History Committee of St. John, 1994.
St. John United Church of Christ (Originally the United Evangelical Church of Manchester, Missouri), Manchester, Missouri (In Bonhomme Township St. Louis County, Missouri) Confirmation Register 1863–1989. Manchester, Missouri: St. John’s Church, No date.
St. Marcus Evangelical and Reformed Church, St. Louis, Missouri, Erich E. Leibner, Pastor: Souvenir Published to Commemorate the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Congregation, July 16, 1843. St. Louis: St. Louis County Library, 2004.
St. Peter’s Evangelical Church, the United Church of Christ: 150 Years, 1843–1993: A Proud Heritage, a Promising Future. St. Louis: St. Peter’s Church, 1993.
Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church, St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis: Trinity Church, 1952.
Trinity United Church of Christ: Centennial Year, 1893–1993. Galion, Ohio: United Church Directories, 1993.
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