Elim Pentecostal Church, Bath

Elim Pentecostal Church, Bath

Elim Pentecostal Church is one of many wonderful places of worship dotted around the city of Bath. Located on Charlotte Street, the church lies at the western end of the city centre, close to one of the city centre’s main car parks. Flanked by modest Georgian two storey houses, the church, completed in 1854, is immediately eye catching. Several ornate window panels mark the entrance to the church, housed beneath a wide, gently sloping roof, with a stone tower on each side of the entrance. The church has a European feel in its design, and is Grade II listed for its unusual and well maintained external features.

The church belongs to the Elim branch of Pentecostal Christianity, founded by Welsh preacher George Jeffreys in the early 20th century. The church welcomes visitors to attend services, which are held on Sunday mornings and evenings. The church also runs the Oasis youth group on Sundays, and offers theology courses throughout the year. Elim Pentecostal Church is currently undergoing a rebuilding plan, and will modernize much of the interior, whilst retaining the church’s unusual architectural features. The church was substantially restored as part of a city wide initiative in the 1980s, which saw many historic stone buildings cleaned and restored to combat the effects of traffic pollution.

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Sight Name: Elim Pentecostal Church
Sight Location: Bath, England
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Bath Places of Worship Walking Tour  

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