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Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia

Houses of God | St. Petersburg, Russia

Issue: "Upside down," April 9, 2011

Founded in 1859 by Estonians living in St. Petersburg, Russia, St. John's Church was closed by the Soviet Union in 1930 and turned into a warehouse and workshop. After a major renovation, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia reconsecrated the building in February.

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