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Bethlehem Lutheran Church


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Visit the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, built in 1871 and 1872 and now registered with the National Trust as a heritage building. The church, with the old horse stable behind it, is built of Mitcham bluestone, with 66 centimetre thick walls and a 33 metre tower. A three-panel stained glass window above the alter points to some of the central teachings of the Christian faith. The church's organ is one of the finest in Adelaide. It has been developed from a one-manual-and-pedal organ, built by Backman of Berlin in about 1878. This organ had 350 pipes controlled by six stops. Professor IG Reimann brought it to Adelaide in 1883. The organ was totally refurbished in 2005 and now has 2,710 pipes, very fine casewood and facade pipes.