For this Sunday’s Church Survey we look at what appears to be a church set amidst a wooded setting but all is not as it appears. Only from this one spot can this peaceful scene be realized. In actuality, the church sits amidst a sea of grass and asphalt and closely faces the back of another building, which the trees are most likely an attempt to hide.
This Sunday Church Survey is a detail of a sort of modern Gothic-revival inspired construction that looks like they mixed a bit of spaceship design in there as well. The fact it is sitting amidst the palm trees makes it look all the more incongruous. A possible set piece for a science fiction movie?
Well, I remembered that it is Sunday and that I promised to occasionally post a photo of a Florida church, but not necessarily its denomination, on Sundays to highlight the vast differences in architecture in use from one faith to the next. This particular church sits in a large, grassy field that doubles as its parking lot. A common feature of many smaller Florida churches. Its distance from the road and the empty field make the church look small, almost […]
Church | Indian River County | Florida Here starts the occasional Sunday survey detailing the tremendous diversity of church architecture in Florida. There are two churches one building away in different directions from where I sit now writing this, and a third church a street over that covers an entire city block with its large church building, classrooms, etc., and parking lot. To drive around town is to be within sight of a church almost constantly. Happily, commonality of appearance […]