Churches

Church in Steinkirchen

The church of Steinkirchen (“Stonechurches”) obviously gave its name to the village I used to live in. Originally being built in 1300, it was completely remodeled from 1770-1786 to become a baroque church. This is the look which the inside of the building still has today: However, on the outside of the church there are some […]

Church in Gruenendeich

A legend says that there had been a church before in a place nearby, being the common church of Grünendeich and Twielenfleth, but it was swept away by floods in the 16th century. The “new” church of Grünendeich was built on ground which was donated to the church by Margareta Peders Dotte Skuthe, a woman from Sweden who lived nearby, […]