inside the church

By: Lesley

Feb 09 2012

Category: Cambridge, sacred

15 Comments

Focal Length:18mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/59 sec
Camera:NIKON D60

The curved seating and the low balcony help give the Central Presbyterian Church a comforting ambience. This church in Galt, built between 1880 and 1889, has a sanctuary that seats 500 and a large choir loft with a grand piano and a pipe organ. The red velvet cushions make the pews just that much more comfortable while you listen. A full view of the outside can be seen here.

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15 comments on “inside the church”

  1. Its just to far away for me but it probably would be great to stand in that church and sing….

  2. Breathtaking! It could be a theater on Broadway :)

  3. Holy cow! Very impressive.

  4. Absolutely beautiful rows!!!

  5. «Louis» thinks this church probably has excellent acoustics, too.

  6. Wow! What a gorgeous shot and a beautiful church! I love the perspective in this shot! The red velvet cushions are wonderful and the stained glass window is stunning!

  7. Wouw ……….. what beautifull picture. The Church seems so serene

  8. What a beautiful church! Perfect shot for rows!

  9. Nice perspective, looks more as a theatre than a church !

  10. Love the shot — you really captured the ambience.

  11. That is one very impressive view, great shot. I love all the red and the stained glass windows.

  12. Wow, that’s a beautiful church! Must feel very good to come and listen and sing and pray there.
    I suppose still in use as a church, or is it now a theatre?
    Thank you for sharing with us!

  13. Aw. Churches are just so pretty. Love the picture.

  14. A big Thank You for taking us beyond the outside!


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