Simon Peter's Church

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Simon Peter's Church
Simon Peters Kirke Copenhagen.jpg
Nathanael's Church seen from Kastrupvej
55°38′49.58″N 12°37′25.95″E / 55.6471056°N 12.6238750°E / 55.6471056; 12.6238750Coordinates: 55°38′49.58″N 12°37′25.95″E / 55.6471056°N 12.6238750°E / 55.6471056; 12.6238750
Location155 Kastrupvej
2300 Copenhagen S
CountryDenmark
DenominationChurch of Denmark
History
StatusChurch
Architecture
Architect(s)Paul Staffeldt Matthiesen
Architectural typeChurch
Completed1944
Specifications
MaterialsBrick
Administration
ArchdioceseDiocese of Copenhagen

Simon Peter's Church (Danish: Simon Peters Kirke) is a Church of Denmark parish church in Amager, Copenhagen, Denmark.

History[edit]

Simon Peter's Church was built by the Copenhagen Church Foundation. The current congregation house was built in 1930 and was used for church services until the new church was completed. The parish was created on 1 April 1935. P.L. Jensen, pastor at Philip's Church since 1829, was a driving force behind the construction of the new church. It was designed by Poul Staffeldt Matthiesen, who a few years earlier had completed the nearby Højdevang Church. Simon Peter's Church was inaugurated on 10 September 1944.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The church is designed in Neo-Gothic style with inspiration from Baltic village churches of the 14th century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Simon Peters Kirke (København)" (in Danish). Gyldendal. Retrieved 2013-06-10.

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