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With the support of the GC SNS a project was implemented to restore the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery

Since 2008 GC SNS has been actively involved in the restoration of the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery – one of the spiritual centers and monuments of cultural heritage of Russia, whose history dates back more than 6 centuries.

During the fruitful cooperation many restoration projects have been implemented. In July 2021 another large-scale project to revive the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh*was completed.

In the framework of the project was made an impressive range of services:
update worn out windows and doors, restoration floor (which is now covered with travertine – travertine is a beautiful stone warm sand color (incidentally the world famous building in travertine marble is the Coliseum)), replacement of heating system, furniture equipment, lamps, Church panikadilo, etc., to handmade artistic painting of walls and a ceiling with scenes from the life of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the complete transformation of the altar of the Church and rebuilding all of the iconostasis.

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*Historical background:

One of the first mentions of the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery dates back to 1775.
The location of the Church is unique, not extrinsic of the typical location of churches and temples:
it is located in the second tier of the monastery belfry, where, according to information from the inventories of 1667-1941, there was previously a Big Evangelical Bell – one of the most famous bells in Russia (weight 35 tons), which was cast here in the monastery in 1667. During the Great Patriotic War the bell was destroyed.


Source:
Press office of GC SNS

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