Gorschendorf village church

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Village church in Gorschendorf
Grave site of the SL von Wickede (1798)

The village church in Gorschendorf, a district of Malchin in the Mecklenburg Lake District in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania , was built in the late 19th century. The parish belongs to the Rostock provost in the Mecklenburg parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany ( Northern Church ).

The church is a cross-shaped brick building in the neo-Gothic style with a roof turret . The furnishings of the church essentially come from the time it was built, although various older liturgical implements have been preserved in the church treasury, including a gold-plated silver chalice from the 14th century and a silver chalice, a silver box and two pewter candlesticks from the 18th century. The church has two bells: one from 1512 and one cast by Schünemann in Demmin in 1859. The organ is a work by Marcus Runge from 1903 with four stops on a manual and pedal .

The grave of Sophia Ludovica von Wickede, b. von Blücher (1767–1798). The grave is surrounded by an iron fence, in the upper part of which encircling letters with the names and life dates of the buried are incorporated.


  • The architectural and art monuments in the GDR, Neubrandenburg district , Berlin 1986, p. 131

Web links

Commons : Gorschendorf village church  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Information about the organ on orgbase.nl. Retrieved November 16, 2019 .

Coordinates: 53 ° 46 ′ 45.9 ″  N , 12 ° 47 ′ 30.1 ″  E