If you have ever been inside a German church, whether for a service or just to admire the building, you might have wondered what some of the things you see are called.
The last time I went back to Germany I attended a church service in the church I was confirmed many years ago and where my family is still very active. So, after the service I took some photos for you.
Of course, all churches are different, but some of the things you can find inside a church are:
I didn’t manage to take pictures of the people who worked there:
And the infographic is missing the bell tower – der Glockenturm – so here it is:
Obviously, depending on what type of church you visit, there will be more and different items, so if there is anything in particular you’d like to know what it’s called in German, let me know. I’ll do my best to find out for you.
Oh, and this particular church doesn’t have a website but it does have its own Facebook page – just in case you’d like to know more:
Ev.-luth. Christophorus-Kirchengemeinde Schüttorf
EDIT 2020, there is a website now: Lutherisch in Schüttorf
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