Sacred Space Visits: A Pre-conference Tour

On Wednesday, August 3rd, the Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG) has organized a pre-conference tour to visit sacred spaces in the Twin Cities.

The inclusion of at least three sacred spaces has been confirmed.  These sites include:

  • Hindu Temple of Minnesota, which is the largest Hindu Temple in the state of Minnesota.  For more information about the temple, please visit



  • The Cathedral of St. Paul. National Shrine of the Apostle Paul in St. Paul, which is one of the best known cathedral in the twin cities. For more information about the cathedral, please visit:


  • St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, a remarkable cathedral in
    downtown Minneapolis. For more information about this cathedral, please visit


Although unconfirmed, the RMIG team plans to include two other places.  These sites include:

  • Karmel Square Mosque, the largest mosque in the area serving the  Somali community. It is located in large Somali-focused shopping mall.
  • Pilgrim Baptist Church, the oldest African-American church in the twin cities.


For any questions, please feel free contact Joel Campbell, Assistant Professor of Journalism at Brigham Young University. You can reach him by e-mail at foiguy[at]gmail[dot]com or by Twitter @joelcampbell.



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