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First Christain Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tdjvolks
N 28° 04.671 W 080° 37.304
17R E 537165 N 3105884
Quick Description: The symbols in the church building and grounds become alive and meaningful
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2008 8:10:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM33HR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 46

Long Description:
The most noticeable feature of the sanctuary is the roof. Nine sturdy beams rest on buttresses to form triangles symbolic of the Trinity: God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. As the roof sweeps heavenward on the north end, it forms the symbolic praying hands of a grateful believer. Inside, the beams with their wood decking reminds one of the boat or ark: The Church as the Ark of Salvation.
The rich wood of pine, fir, spruce, maple, and cherry, was quarried from a seam at Bradenton, Florida. In 1947, the building which had previously been a Presbyterian church, was moved to a site on Palmetto Avenue. The congregation continued to grow, and by 1960, there were in excess of 300 members.

Building Address:
2006 Babcock St.
Melbourne, Florida United States

Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 05/07/1925

What is the name of this building?: First Christain Church

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