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Saturday, June 22

Today is a name day for
Ludmila, Laimdots, Laimiņš

Evangelic Lutheran Church of Lielvārde

Address 21 E. Kauliņa aleja, Lielvārde, Ogre municipality
Phone +371 22138025, +371 29195107

The church was built in 1747 but it was demolished in World War I. Thanks to the efforts of Reverand P. Gailītis, renovation was started in 1931. It was completed in 1932 and in 1938 the church received its altar painting “Jesus in the Garden of Getsemane” by Kārlis Miesnieks as a gift from the Lielvārde Railway Protection Organization.

President Kārlis Ulmanis financed the interior work – the wooden altar, the pulpit and the pews. The church is an architectural monument of national significance, the altar painting, the altar, the pulpit and the pews are artistic monuments of national significance.