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First Baptist Church

3300 Fairlawn Dr, Columbus, IN 47203-2798
+1 812-376-3321
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Not your average a-frame

I’ve seen a lot of a-frame buildings, and this is the only one I’ve seen so far that doesn’t become... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Unusual church with interesting features

Did not see the inside of this church but the rounded areas, the thin, flat triangular portions... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Lori Z
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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 weeks ago
“Not your average a-frame ”
10 Feb 2018
“Unusual church with interesting features”
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3300 Fairlawn Dr, Columbus, IN 47203-2798
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+1 812-376-3321
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve seen a lot of a-frame buildings, and this is the only one I’ve seen so far that doesn’t become a cliche. Br far my favorite building in Columbus.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Did not see the inside of this church but the rounded areas, the thin, flat triangular portions with the bell in the top of one drew us to it.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a beautiful historic church. But beyond the building, the people are great. I highly recommend the church as both a place of worship and the history in the building.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Another awesome example of contemporary religious architecture in Columbus, so make sure you drive out here after the bus tour is over. You'll feel like you're inside of Noah's ark when you're in the sanctuary!

Thank Jonathan E
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

A drive out of the center, Harry Weese's 1965 church would be the most exciting church in most cities. Here in Columbus, it is not as good as either Saarinen masterwork, but still: its massing and detail and surfaces are terrific.

Thank Henry T
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

The church is celebrating its 50th Anniversary at this location. Dr Dan Cash is the Pastor. The building was designed by Harry Weese and is one of sever National Historic Landmarks in Columbus, IN. The congregation is very friendly.

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

What a small country church should be. The sanctuary brings a feeling of worship with its simple beauty.

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Reviewed 21 December 2013

distinctive architecture for this church in Columbus by Harry Weese -- even our Rabbi was impressed with the spirituality of the place

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Reviewed 14 November 2012

This wonderful church, by Harry Weese, is so calming and satisfying from the exterior. The interior is simplicity personified - it is a prayerful place. Do tour the building, and notice the Chapel as well.

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