Gethsemane Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

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Gethsemane Episcopal Church
Gethsemane Episcopal Church Mpls.jpg
Gethsemane Episcopal Church from the north
Gethsemane Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota) is located in Minnesota
Gethsemane Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Gethsemane Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota) is located in the US
Gethsemane Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Location 901-905 4th Ave., S., Minneapolis, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°58′20″N 93°16′5.5″W / 44.97222°N 93.268194°W / 44.97222; -93.268194Coordinates: 44°58′20″N 93°16′5.5″W / 44.97222°N 93.268194°W / 44.97222; -93.268194
Built 1883
Architect Edward S. Stebbins
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 84001424 [1]
Added to NRHP March 8, 1984

Gethsemane Episcopal Church is an historic church in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the oldest extant churches in Minneapolis and is significant for its Gothic Revival architecture.

Architect Edward Stebbins modeled the church on small Gothic style churches in rural England. It is proportioned rather broadly, as opposed having tall proportions, which is rather unusual for churches designed in the late 19th century. The area surrounding the church was primarily residential when it was first built, but it is now surrounded by commercial development.[2]

Since the arrival in 2005 of a new priest, the Rev. Aron Kramer, Gethsemane has undergone many changes. The congregation has received mission congregation funds from the diocese in an effort to become an active part of the downtown community. The church is also currently served by the Rev. Sandy Obarski, deacon.[3]

Gethsemane interior

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