Kingo Lutheran Church is named after Thomas Hansen Kingo, a Danish bishop of the early Lutheran Church who was…More famous for his music and poetry, having compiled one of the first hymnals, which included many of his own compositions. The church keeps the memory of Kingo alive by making music a prominent part of its worship.
Part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, or ELCA, the largest of the Lutheran synods and considered the more liberal in its doctrine and teaching, Kingo is a staple of the community. The church is proud of its record of community service, reaching outside of Shorewood and into partnerships with poorer residents in Milwaukee.
Fourth Church of Christ Scientist 2011 E Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI53211 Christian Scientists believe in the healing power of faith and decline medical treatment in favor of prayer. Many of the…More denomination's churches, including Fourth Church of Christ Scientist in Shorewood, include reading rooms that are open for studies on the principles of healing.
Luther Memorial Chapel 3833 N Maryland Ave, Shorewood, WI53211 Luther Memorial Chapel is a part of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, which is considered conservative in doctrine…More among Lutherans in general. LCMS churches preach that the Bible is the unadulterated and true word of God and does not allow communion to anyone but its own members, even other Lutherans. It is not, however, a dour sect, but counsels joy in all things as part of the creation. The Shorewood church occupies an imposing structure dedicated in 1925. It also is home to the synod's University Student Center, serving area colleges.
St Robert Parish 2214 E Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI53211 The mainstay of the Roman Catholic faith in Shorewood, St. Robert occupies a prominent frontage on Capitol Drive and…More serves a parish of 1,200 families. The church was incorporated in 1912 and the current building, considered an outstanding example of Lombardy Romanesque architecture, was dedicated in 1937. Among its features are Mary's Garden, a new outdoor prayer garden, and the sanctuary's large Kilgen pipe organ. The church complex also includes St. Robert School, serving kindergarten through 8th grade children (see separate listing for details).