Churches in Mankato

Mankato has a thriving faith community, represented by a diverse group of local churches and faith organizations. The first sermon in Mankato was preached in 1853, just one year after the town was founded. Soon after, the first church in the area, the Presbyterian Church of Mankato, was founded.

Today, visitors and residents can choose from over 50 different local congregations in the Mankato area. First Presbyterian Church still exists in the town of Mankato, although the Lutherans boast the largest number of churches.

Churches or religious organizations represented in Mankato include: