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St. Tikhon Church in Gantsevichy

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Type: Churches Date of Foundation: 1994 - 2002 yy Status: Without a category Republic of Belarus, Brest region, Gantsevichy (crossing the street Builders and October)

St. Tikhon Church is one of the youngest in the region. The history of the parish and a new church started in 1991. With Vera Kurilik and other believers in December 14, 1991 was convened parish assembly, in which the church council had been selected and the decision to form a Gantsevichy Orthodox religious community. Since the founding of the community believers began to collect funds for the construction of a new temple.

In 1993 by the decision of the regional executive committee of Gantsavichy Orthodox community for worship a place in the former building of the district education office had been allocated.

In 1994 by the abbot of St. Tikhon Church in Gantsavichy like priest Petr Pilipchuk was appointed. The first service, he spent was in September 27, 1994 on the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. About eight years construction of the temple was during. The first service with the blessing of the new white-stone temple made by Pinsk and Luninets Archbishop Stefan on Easter in 2002, which was held after the procession from the old church building. Since then the urban temple doors are open to all Orthodox Christians Gantsevschiny.

Five-domed brick church with a bell tower is in the tradition of ancient church architecture. The main architectural theme is decision of facades cut by narrow vertically elongated arched windows. The building is defined by the grace of the architectural forms, artistic silhouette, vertical swiftness.

St. Tikhon Church is located at the crossroads of Stroiteley and Oktyabrskaya streets.

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Address Republic of Belarus, Brest region, Gantsevichy (crossing the street Builders and October) GPS Google: 52.751277′ N, 26.422838′ E