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just outside Drumheller, Alberta,Canada. It seats 10,000 people, 6 at a time. The church is meant as an actual place of worship and meditation, not just a tourist attraction. It was built in 1968 by a local contractor and reconstructed by inmates of the Drumheller Institution in 1991. Another interesting place on the Canadian prairies.

August 2006
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meditation, church, canada, worship, alberta, prairies, drumheller, george cousins

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  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 5 years ago

    Quaint structure George and very interesting.

  • I have some of the interior, but want to space them out to abide by the rules. It’s really quite novel.

    – George Cousins

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekover 5 years ago

    We have one similar to that near Dryden. Its a bit bigger, though. Probably seats 12 comfortably. (Don’t actually know, I’ve never been in it.)

  • I’d never heard of this one until we went to Drumheller. I have some of Jann inside, being the preacher and also squeezing into a pew. I wouldn’t want to sit too long!

    – George Cousins

  • catnip addict manor
    catnip addict ...over 5 years ago

    they have a midget congregation.

    last weeks sermon was ….“oh ye of little faith” lol !

  • LOL!

    – George Cousins

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 4 years ago

    Great find George…..I will have to look for it next time I am out there. Wonderful capture !!

  • Hi Sean, yes you should, just for the novelty of it. It’s on same road as going to the Tyrell Museum, but a little past it, probably a km. or so. On the right hand side of the road and you have to watch for it, there is a sign, but not a large one!

    – George Cousins

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 3 years ago


    Congratulations George !!!

  • Thanks very much Teresa, very much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature. Looks like a doll house kind of church.
    Barb

  • Hi Barbara..thank you..it has 6 pews and an altar inside, and can seat 6 adults. A bit cramped if you’re tall, and I wouldn’t want to sit through a long sermon..LOL!

    – George Cousins

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 3 years ago

    Congratulations George…….say hello that that beautiful lady in the window for me :-))

  • Hi Vickie..I’ll do that, she’s actually at church in Victoria and I hope it’s more comfortable! You can sit in the pews in this one but not for very long! It’s a charming little place to see :)

    – George Cousins

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Congrats on your recent feature in the GPNA group George…nicely done indeed…I remember it well, as I recall the sign said It seats 10, 000 people…6 at a time…Hope you are both well…Larry
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  • Hi Larry..thank you. You remember the sign exactly! It’s quite a charming little place inside. We’re both doing OK, but it’s been a very long wet season. Still raining almost every day. I know it’s better than snow but even I get depressed after awhile. Sunny today for a few hours and that was nice to see :)

    – George Cousins

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