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The Lutheran Church of Apostle Peter and Apostle Paul (Toksovo Village, Vsevolozhsk District)

Subject / Religion. Church/Churches of other confessions

The Lutheran Church of Apostle Peter and Apostle Paul (Toksovo Village, 45 Soviet Street). The community was organized before 1620. The original wooden church of Apostle Anfrew was built in 1628, it was borned in 1703. The new wooden church was built in 1757, it was dismantled in the 1880s. The collection of money for the constructing of the stone church was organized in 1857. The church was constructed in the Gothic style for 1136 seats (the architect К.Т. Solovyov ), it was consecrated on 30 August 1887. In 1891 the parsonage house was built. The chrch was named as "Aleksandrovskaya" in the memory of visiting Emperor Alexander II .There are 9700 parishioners in 1905. In 1919 the church was the centre of the Toksovo parish which united Lutheran -Finns of Osinoroschinskaya Volost, Vartemyagskaya Volost, Murinskaya Volost, Kyivozovskaya Volost, Irinovskaya Volost and Toksovskaya Volost. The old people's home was organized at the church. It was closed on 22 August 1937, the church building was adapted for a club which worked until the 1980s. In February 1990 the church was returned to believers, it was restored and consecrated in 1995. The religious services are performed in Finnish and Russian.

Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Alexander II, Emperor
Solovyev, Konstantin Terentyevich

Historical Toponyms/Irinovka Volost
Historical Toponyms/Kuyvozi Volost
Historical Toponyms/Murino Volost
Historical Toponyms/Osinovaya Roshcha Volost
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Toksovo Urban Settlement/Soveti Street
Historical Toponyms/Toksovo Volost
Historical Toponyms/Vartemyagi Volost

Князева Е.Е., Соловьева Г.Ф. Лютеранские церкви и приходы в России XVIII-XX вв. Ч. 1. СПб., 2001., 70-71
Шкаровский М., Черепенина Н. История Евангелическо-лютеранской церкви на Северо-Западе России. 1917-1945. СПб., 2004, 199-200

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The Church of St. Andrew , the "First called" Apostle (Toksovo Village, Vsevolozhsk District)

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