January 6, 2019

The Lutheran Church on Boscawen Avenue

InSpired Sunday.

A week ago we attended a concert benefiting the Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter (WATTS).  The concert took place in three downtown churches.

The brick church that houses Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church was built in 1842, with the steeple added after the Civil War. The roots of this church go back to 1753, when German Lutheran Immigrants built a log schoolhouse to educate their children. A church building was constructed a decade later, but eventually was destroyed by fire. (There's more history on the church website.)

12 comments:

  1. ...looks like a warm and welcoming church.

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  2. Lovely church, but I am not going to let pass my confusion over a concert held in THREE churches? How'd they do that?

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    1. The churches are close together. The entire audience walked from one to the next, accompanied by singers of carols and bell ringers!

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  3. I love old churches and homes. The architecture, stained glass, carved wood, etc. seems so warm and beautiful. They just don't make 'em like that anymore.

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  4. Looks a beautiful Church, I like the windows.

    All the best Jan

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  5. Beautiful stained glass windows!

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