Trinity Lutheran Church (Reading, Pennsylvania)

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Trinity Lutheran Church
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Trinity Lutheran Church, March 2011
Trinity Lutheran Church (Reading, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Trinity Lutheran Church (Reading, Pennsylvania)
Trinity Lutheran Church (Reading, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Trinity Lutheran Church (Reading, Pennsylvania)
Location6th and Washington Sts., Reading, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°20′13″N 75°55′35″W / 40.33694°N 75.92639°W / 40.33694; -75.92639Coordinates: 40°20′13″N 75°55′35″W / 40.33694°N 75.92639°W / 40.33694; -75.92639
Arealess than one acre
Architectural styleGeorgian
NRHP reference No.76001603[1]
Added to NRHPJune 7, 1976

Trinity Lutheran Church is a historic Lutheran church at 6th and Washington Streets in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The current church building was built in 1791, and is a two-story, three bays by five-bays, red brick building with stone and wood trim in the Georgian style. The second floor was added in 1851. It has a square bell tower and steeple last replaced in 1963. The front facade features a columned portico added in 1900.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

Trinity remains an active presence in the Reading community. The current[when?] senior pastor is Alan Wolkenhauer.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Donald Rohrbach and Sally McMurry (July 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Trinity Lutheran Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-09.