St. Peter Lutheran Church, Castlegar, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 19.525 W 117° 39.616
11U E 452021 N 5463841
St. Peter Church is on the eastern side of the City of Castlegar, just east of downtown Castlegar, at 713 4th Street.
Waymark Code: WMHBVY
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 06/21/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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This painting of St. Peter Lutheran Church was done in 2011 by Tea Preville, a Nelson resident whose body of work has become quite large. She is an artist of eclectic output and eclectic media, this one an oil on canvas, from her online gallery of churches in Castlegar, Robson, Brilliant & area.

St. Peter Lutheran Church, Castlegar, BC by Tea Preville

The photo was taken June 20th, 2013 at 4:11 P.M. Painting and photo are done/taken from across Fourth Street in front of the church, to the south south east.

St. Peter Lutheran Church, Castlegar, BC Photo

This medium sized church is of simplified Gothic style, with gothic arches over all windows and the main entrance. Above the entrance is a squat bell tower, with gothic-arched vents and a sharply pointed spire with a cross atop.

Built on a full basement with nine steps up to the sanctuary, it is not easily wheelchair accessible. The roof has been redone with steel, eliminating future maintenance.

From the Lutheran Church of Canada:

History of the Lutheran Church
The Lutheran church is a direct result of the Protestant Reformation begun in 1517 by Martin Luther in Wittenberg, Germany. Lutheran Church–Canada was founded in 1988 when the Canadian congregations of St. Louis based "The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod" formed an autonomous Canadian church with three districts.

The Alberta-British Columbia District offices are in Edmonton, Alberta, the Central District in Regina, Saskatchewan and the East District in Kitchener, Ontario. The denomination retains close ties with the LCMS and other Lutheran church bodies around the world which follow the Biblically-based Lutheran Confessions.

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Artist: Tea Preville

Date of Painting: 01/01/2011

Date of Your Photograph: 06/20/2013

Medium of Painting: oil on canvas

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