BUCHAREST ANGLICAN CHURCH

ANGLICAN WORSHIP PLACE CHURCH IN BUCHAREST 

The Anglican Church of the Resurrection in Bucharest was built on a land property of the British Crown. It was a gift from the Romanian authorities made in 1900.

ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

Anglican Church Bucharest

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Photographed In: Bucharest, Romania
Date Uploaded:2016-04-04
Description: Anglican Church in Bucharest is near Romana Square

ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST HISTORY

An important role in building the Anglican Church in Bucharest belonged to Queen Mary, Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, married with King Ferdinand. The work was finished in 1914. The interior furnishings were ordered from United Kingdom and it took a long time until everything was ready. World War I was one of the main reason the Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest was finally opened after more than 50 years from the Jews Mission in Bucharest in the first half of the 19th century. The first service was held in 1920. It was the Easter Sunday.

ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST STREET

Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest

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Photographed In: Near Romana Square, Bucharest
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Description: Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest Victorian Gothic architecture

BUCHAREST ANGLICAN CHURCH AND THE JEWS MISSION

In the beginning of the 20th century, services were held in a small church room of the Jews Mission in Bucharest. It was in 1907 when the small British community tried to gather some more money for the building as plans existed. Yet, in 1911 there were 100,000 lei( the Romanian currency) ready for the building of the Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest.

ANGLICAN CHURCH BUCHAREST STATUE

Statue in front of Anglican Church in Bucharest
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Photographed In: Near Romana Square, Bucharest
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Description: Statue in front of Anglican Church in Bucharest

According to official documents – Unique history of the Anglican Church of Resurrection – the Bishop of Gibraltar gave the Holy Table while Princess Marie used 15,000 lei from King Carol I charitable funds for the new church. The first service was held on Easter, April 4th, 1920.

BUCHAREST ANGLICAN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE

The architecture of the Romanian capital is far from a British building style. In fact, the Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest is an original piece in the architecture puzzle of Bucharest. The Bucharest Anglican Church was built in New-Gothic, Victorian style. Its plans were drawn by the architect Victor Stephanescu.

AROUND ANGLICAN CHURCH BUCHAREST

To see around Anglican Church in Bucharest
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Photographed In: Near Romana Square, Bucharest
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Description: The Anglican Church of Bucharest is near the center of the capital. Visit Romana Square or University Square

According to some scholars, the red bricks we see at the Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest and its architecture is also to be found in the English colonies but, also, and most interesting, in the small towns of Great Britain.

ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST IN COMMUNISM

Built in Victorian Gothic style, the Anglican Church of the Resurrection in Bucharest was close to become a library during Communist dictatorship. Anyway, from 1940 to 1966, priests from Vienna of Malta had to come for the religious service. It was hard for a chaplain to resist in the communist Romania. Their flats were inside the building and the security forces always kept an eye on them. They even took pictures of all those coming to church. More than that, employees of State Security even dared to come in searching for devices, damaging thus the walls of the church. Its architecture looks like the ITALIAN CHURCH one, and which is not far away from here. Anyway, it is the only Anglican Church that remained opened during post-war period in Eastern Europe.

VISIT ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

Anglican Church Bucharest

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Photographed In: Bucharest, Romania
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Description: Anglican Church in Bucharest has survived the communist period

VISIT ANGLICAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

Now, the chaplains appointed stay more than one year in Bucharest and the services are held in English. You can visit the Anglican Church in Bucharest in your journey around Romana Square where you can see architectural masterpieces at STORK MUSEUM, to Victory Square or to University Square and the Old City. It is located near Icon’s Garden in Bucharest.

ICON’S GARDEN NEAR ANGLICAN CHURCH BUCHAREST

Bucharest Icon's Garden near Anglican Church

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Photographed In: Icon’s Park Bucharest
Date Uploaded:2016-08-16
Description: Anglican Church of Resurrection in Bucharest is near Icon’s Garden

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See Church of The Resurrection Official Site