Church of Peace in Jawor

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Church of Peace in Jawor

  1. 1. Church of Peace in Jawor Author: Paweł Talar
  2. 2. What are the Churches of Peace? In Silesia were named after the Peace of Westphalia of 1648 which permitted the Lutherans in the Roman Catholic parts of Silesia to build three Evangelical churches from wood, loam and straw outside the city walls, without steeples and church bells.
  3. 3. Who constructed the Church of Peace in Jawor? Albrecht von Saebisch (1610–1688) from Wroclaw (then German Breslau) and was finished a year later in 1655. The 200 paintings inside by were done by Georg Flegel in 1671– 1681. The altar, by Martin Schneider, dates to 1672, the original organ of J. Hoferichter from Legnica (then German Liegnitz) of 1664 was replaced in 1855–1856 by Adolf Alexander Lummert.
  4. 4. The Tower of the church
  5. 5. The Altar
  6. 6. Organ
  7. 7. Paintings
  8. 8. Festival of Peace Every summer in the Church of Peace in Jawor organize Festival of Peace. At this event artists from Poland, Czech Rebublic and Germany presents their songs.
  9. 9. Since 2001, the Church of Peace in Jawor are listed as UNESCO.
  10. 10. Thanks for watching my presentation

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