Winnipeg's Historical Churches, Winnipeg

Winnipeg's Historical Churches (Self Guided), Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and a multinational city where people of different confessions live and work together. You can find various styles of Christian Churches - Anglican, Methodist and Orthodox, as well as Mosques and Synagogues where you'll be warmly welcome any time. Take the following walking tour to see the most beautiful places of worship in Winnipeg.
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Winnipeg's Historical Churches Map

Guide Name: Winnipeg's Historical Churches
Guide Location: Canada » Winnipeg (See other walking tours in Winnipeg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Author: nataly
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Broadway Disciples United Church
  • All Saint's Church
  • Young's United Church
  • Broadway First Baptist Church
  • St. Matthews Maryland Church
  • Elim Chapel
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Holy Trinity Church

1) Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church is probably one of the most beautiful churches in Manitoba and with the oldest congregation that was established in 1867. The first building of the church was built in 1868 but its capacity wasn't enough for the growing parish, so in 1870 the church was enlarged. The present building of the Holy Trinity Church was built in 1984 and is a remarkable construction designed in Neo-Gothic style. For the past 120 years, there were more and more buildings appearing around it, given the city's growth, so today it stands as the spiritual centre in the heart of downtown.
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St. Mary's Cathedral

2) St. Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral is one of the two Roman cathedrals located in Winnipeg, the only city in all of North America with two Roman cathedrals. St. Mary's Chapel was established in 1869, but the first stone of the church was laid in 1880, and in 1887 St. Mary’s Church was consecrated. The church was designed by C. Balston Kenway in Romanesque revival architectural style with unusual German elements, and today it is an architectural jewel in downtown Winnipeg.
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Broadway Disciples United Church

3) Broadway Disciples United Church

Disciples United Church of Canada was established in 1925 and is a multi-ethnic congregation. Broadway Disciples United Church is located downtown, near the main administrative buildings in Winnipeg, Law Court and Manitoba Legislature. The church quarters in a modern building that was designed in the shape of a ship which symbolized the church in ancient times. It was built on the grounds of a Gothic church that was completely destroyed by a terrible fire in 1968.
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All Saint's Church

4) All Saint's Church

All Saint's Anglican Church was built in English Gothic architectural style, at the beginning of 20th century. The Church is famous for its wonderful (and Canada’s biggest) collection of stained glass windows created by a great English artist of the 19th century, William Morris, and admired by all its visitors. All Saint's Anglican Church is famous for its

exquisite choir comprised of men and boys. Also inside the church are many unique and priceless things that will capture your attention.
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Young's United Church

5) Young's United Church

Young's United Church is a Methodist church and its parish was congregated in 1892; since then its parish increased in size several times and the spirit strengthened year by year. Today’s Young's United Church is located on the corner of Broadway Highway and Furby Street and was built by the famous architect James Chisholm in Romanesque style; first the west part was built in 1906 and then in 1910, the east side was added. The church building was completely restored after the fire in 1987.
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Broadway First Baptist Church

6) Broadway First Baptist Church

Broadway First Baptist Church is located near the Vimy Ridge Park, just at the corner of Honeyman Avenue and Walnut Street. The church was built in 1914, featuring English Gothic style. The church is affiliated with Baptist World Alliance and Canadian Baptist Ministries. The Broadway First Baptist Church is also famous for its wonderful music programs, that include the choir and grand piano but its main source of pride is its pipe organ. The church has an open communion table and always welcomes those willing to worship together.
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St. Matthews Maryland Church

7) St. Matthews Maryland Church

The parish of St. Matthews Maryland Church was congregated in 1896 and the slogan of the church is "In the heart of God, in the heart of the city" and so it is, as it is located just in the centre of Winnipeg. Besides the St. Matthews Maryland Church, there are 3 other congregations housed under the roof of this impressive construction that dominates all of St. Matthew's Avenue. The present church was built in 1947, in red brick, replacing an earlier construction of the year 1913, that was burned by fire.
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Elim Chapel

8) Elim Chapel

Elim Chapel is located just across the street from Winnipeg University, on Portage Avenue, founded in 1927. It is a beautiful church that is very popular among the young generation of Winnipeg’s locals, though the church is attended as well by many families and there is a Children’s Church for the youngest family members. The cold, grey colour of the building, featuring some elements of Gothic style, hides the warm and open-hearted atmosphere that dominates inside and everyone is always welcome to open his heart to Christ.

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