St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, Ontario
- Denton Photo, Photographer
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- Black and white of the cornerstone laying ceremony for the new Parish Hall of St. Peter's Lutheran Church (left) in Kitchener, Ontario. People are gathered near the construction site, and on the structure. Trinity Methodist Church (now Trinity United Church) is on the right.
- St. Peter’s Lutheran Church is a member of the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. It is located at 49 Queen Street North in Kitchener, Ontario. The congregation was organized in 1863 as Die Evangelische Lutherische St. Petri Gemeinde.
The first church building was completed in 1863, but was demolished in 1877. Construction of a new church took way and was completed in 1868. In 1922, a parish hall was added next to the existing church building; and in 1928, the church’s interior was completely remodeled. By the 1960s, the church had consistent repair issues and was not large enough to support all the church’s programmes. The decision was made to demolish the existing church building and by 1966, construction of the new church was completed. In 2012 The Labyrinth at St. Peter’s was created on the floor of St. Peter’s Chapel, providing a space for prayer and meditation.
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Width: 30 cm
Height: 25 cm
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Image Width: 20.5cm
Image Height: 15.5cm
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- St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church fonds
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- Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
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