Ogres Evangelical Lutheran Church

Salaspils – Ogre

Church
Brīvības Street 51, Ogre
Object description

In 1927, a church with 422 seats was built in Ogre on the ruins of a burnt wooden forest chapel. It was built according to the project of Haralds Kundziņš in late neo-Gothic traditions. The church bell (Ø 0.78 m, 200 kg) was dropped at the Švenna bell foundry in Riga. It is decorated with the inscription “I call alive, weep the dead. Ogre City Church during the Winter Festival. Case from J.C. Schwenn. Riga, 1930. ” Sacred music concerts take place regularly in the church. The church is an architectural monument of local significance.

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