History Center

BGC Historic Sites

Users are invited to help us improve and add to this list of places of historical significance for the Baptist General Conference. If you have additions or corrections to suggest, please send them by email: j-spickelmier@bethel.edu

Historic Churches and Sites of the Baptist General Conference

Click on any of the state names or Sweden below for more details about the sites in that state or country.


  • College Avenue Baptist Church, San Diego, CA
  • Lakeside Baptist Church, Oakland, CA
  • Swedish Baptist Pacific Home, Los Angeles, CA


  • Cherry Creek Community Church, Denver, CO
  • Swedish Hospital, Denver, CO


  • Trinity Baptist Church, Fairfield, CT
  • Elim Park, Home of Rest, Shelton, CT
  • Klingberg Children’s Home, New Britain, CT


  • Burlington, IA
  • Center Baptist Church, Lansing, IA
  • New Sweden, IA
  • Strafford, IA
  • Stone Monument, Lockridge, IA


  • Addison Street Baptist Church, Chicago, IL
  • Galesburg, IL
  • First Swedish Baptist Church, Rock Island, IL
  • John Alexis Edgren Home, Chicago, IL
  • Fridhem, Home of Rest, Chicago, IL
  • Historical Sites of BGC Headquarters Buildings
  • Hispanic Bible Institute


  • Sunset Home, Concordia, KS


  • First Baptist Church, New Sweden, Maine


  • Calvary Baptist, Dorchester, MA
  • First Baptist, Brockton, MA


  • Immanuel Baptist, Iron Mountain, MI
  • Cornerstone Baptist Church, Ludington, MI
  • First Baptist Church Of Manistee, MI
  • North Shore, Menominee, MI


  • Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN
  • First Baptist Church of Cambridge. MN
  • Grove City, MN
  • Houston Baptist Church, Houston, MN
  • North Isanti And South Isanti, MN
  • Scandia Baptist Church, St. Paul, MN
  • Scandia Baptist Cemetery, Waconia, MN
  • First Baptist Church, St. Paul, MN
  • Stanchfield Baptist Church, Stanfield, MN
  • Historic Site of Bethel University
  • Mounds Park Hospital


  • Grace Baptist, Ananconda
  • Grace Baptist, Great Falls


  • First Baptist Church, Oakland, NE
  • Eagle Heights Church, Omaha, NE
  • Stromsberg Baptist Church, Stromsberg, NE
  • Central Bible Seminary, Stromsberg, NE

New York

  • Hillcrest, Jamestown, NY
  • Mariner’s Temple, New York, New York
  • Trinity, New York, New York


  • Evangel Baptist Church, Boardman, OH
  • Bethel Church Of Cleveland Heights, Cleveland, OH


  • Temple Baptist Church, Portland, OR


  • Riverview Baptist Church, McKessport, PA

South Dakota

  • Big Springs Baptist Church, Alcester , SD
  • Dalesburg Baptist Church, Beresford, SD


  • Northwest, Bellingham, WA
  • Emmanuel, Mount Vernon, WA
  • Ballard Baptist, Seattle, WA
  • Central Baptist, Tacoma, WA
  • Adelphia College

Washington D.C.

  • The Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs


  • Trade Lake Baptist Church, Fredric, WI


  • Albin Baptist Church, Albin, WY


Historical Locations of Bethel University

Other Educational Institutions of the BGC

Historical Sites of BGC Headquarters Buildings

  • 912 Belmont Street, Chicago, IL
  • 5750 North Ashland, Chicago, IL
  • Evanston, IL BGC Headquarters
  • Arlington Heights BGC Headquarters

Other Significant Historical Sites