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Houses of God

Houses of God | Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Odessa, Ukraine

Issue: "Cities of God and Man," March 27, 2010

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Odessa, Ukraine, is the flagship of its denomination of three churches plus eight mission churches recognized as an independent denomination in 2008. Constructed in 1896, the building served as the Evangelical Reformed Church until at least 1914. In the Communist era authorities confiscated the property. After Ukrainian independence from the former Soviet Union, it housed an actors guild until the present congregation secured its claim to restore the building and hold worship services.

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