Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland

Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland

April 2010 Issue

Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland


Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland

"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Christ's words are inscribed on the altar of the subject of February's photo, Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland. Designed by Anders Fredrik Granstedt and consecrated in 1848, it is the largest wooden church in the world, seating more than 3,000 people. Every man aged 15 to 60 in Kerimäki participated in the construction of the church, which was completed in three years.

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