Sunday, January 24, 2016

Reformierte Kirche

Reformierte Kirche/Evangelische Remormierte
Brunnen, Schwyz, Switzerland

Brunner-red tear drop at east end of
Lake Lucerne, Switzerland (Google maps)

"Brunnen is a locality of the political municipality Ingenbohl and is situated on Lake Lucerne in district Schwyz the canton Schwyz inSwitzerland.
The place name derives from Fountain Middle High German  Bronn, bronnen from what, source 'or' sources' means. In the plane whether fountain that springs Leewasser from artesian springs with an impressive amount of water. This phenomenon is the origin of fountains as the name of the community." (Link 2.)

"Founded in 1886On October 10, 1886 committed Brunner have called the Reformed church community into being. Already 14 days later, on October 24, 1886, was the first pastor Max pipe which on the Schwarzenegg had its sphere of influence, to his office in Fountain.

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"1890 image from the construction of the Reformed Church Fountain" (Link 1.)
"The Reformed church community can look back on over 125 years of history.For the 125th anniversary of the church and the rectory well a new church history was published in summer 2015, which dates back to the beginnings of Christianity in the canton of Schwyz.The Reformation is also described how the reintroduction of the first Reformed in the late 19th century. In addition, reports can be found in the life of Brunner pastor since its foundation, the architectural history of the two churches and a description of the association's activities to this day. The richly illustrated book can be purchased for a donation after the services or the Parish Office / Secretariat.
Interior Reformed Church Fountain (before 1939) - The federal government Glass Pictures in 1940 replaced by window glass <div class = 'url' style = 'display: none;'> / </ div> <div class = 'dom' style = 'display: none ; '></div><div class =' ​​aid 'style =' display: none; '> 117 </ div> <div class =' ​​bid 'style =' display: none; '> 1183 </ div> <div class =' ​​usr 'style =' display: none; '> 18 </ div>
"Interior Reformed Church Fountain (before 1939): The federal government Glass Pictures in 1940 replaced by window glass" (Link 1.)
"Pioneering work in BrunnenNow began a period of intense pioneering work. Everything had to be rebuilt. The church events found in the Hotel Waldstätterhof, held at the Hotel Rossli and also in the old schoolhouse. In 1890, the first Protestant church was then ready for occupancy with parsonage. The inauguration took place on 6 July 1890. Previously lived pastors Max tube in a small apartment of bakery Hirt at Bahnhofstrasse. In 1931 took place the new community center and on 27 May 1968, the building permit for a new tower next to the church was granted. 1940 and 1990, significant renovations were made to the buildings of the Evangelical Reformed congregation.

Fountain altar <div class = 'url' style = 'display: none;'> / </ div> <div class = 'dom' style = 'display: none;'></div > <div class = 'aid' style = 'display: none;'> 55 </ div> <div class = 'bid' style = 'display: none;'> 131 </ div> <div class = 'usr' style = 'display: none;'> 35 </ div>
"Fountain Altar" (Link 1.)
"The Protestant Church Hilfsverein ZurichAn important role in the history and present of Innerschwyz plays the Protestant Benevolent Society Zurich, supported the communities in organizing and financing the Church's life. An interesting source of community history, the annual reports of the Benevolent Society, which the priest had to annually submit a report, from the interesting extracts were incorporated in the annual report of the Benefit Society. They bear witness to trace the history since the church planting.
"SchwyzAfter a temporary stop Soldatenbarracke could be used as a service station in Schwyz since 1945, the parish celebrated on May 18, 1958 the solemn consecration of the church in Schwyz" (Link 1.)

Top Photo: Taken in January 2016 on i Phone by RW while on  train ride from his apartment in Basel, Switzerland.
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God, be with persecuted Christians throughout the world. Amen (SW.)

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