Churches

And we were dancing to the music of the Dessau Waltz…

Not too long ago, I visited the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Dessau again at sunset. This church (which disbanded twenty-five years ago) and its cemetery are about all that is left of the little town of Dessau (though the area is growing rapidly today), which got its start in the late nineteenth century when German …

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Built on the Rock, the Church doth stand…

Built on the Rock the Church doth stand,Even when steeples are falling;Crumbled have spires in every land,Bells still are chiming and calling,Calling the young and old to rest,But above all the soul distrest,Longing for rest everlasting. Constructed in 1890. Abandoned in the 1990s after the congregation disbanded. Lovingly and beautifully restored in 2019. Destroyed by …

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