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The Vorland church is a church building in the Vorland district of the West Pomeranian municipality of Splietsdorf .

The church was built in the second half of the 13th century and restored in 1887.

The retracted, square choir is made of field stone, the brick gable shows a cross and decorations over a German band . The choir has three windows in the east and twin windows with inlaid round bars in the north and south, it has a ribbed vault . The two-bay nave is made of brick and also has a ribbed vault. The buttresses are drawn inwards. The sacristy attached to the north of the choir also has a brick cross and panels and has a domed vault.


The furnishings include remains of wall paintings on the triumphal arch , an early Gothic baptismal font with a blind and a tombstone with the coat of arms of Hans Rekentin, who died in 1577. The pulpit , church stalls and the west gallery are neo-Gothic and were made in 1877. The altar dates from 1949 and was made by Max Uecker .

The organ of the church with 11 registers on two manuals and pedal comes from the workshop of Friedrich Albert Mehmel . It was restored in 1997 by Rainer Wolter from Zudar .

The bell of the church consists of three bells cast in 1920 and is located in a boarded-up bell house in the churchyard, west of the church.

The Protestant parish has been part of the Stralsund Propstei in the Pomeranian Evangelical Church District of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany since 2012 . Before that she belonged to the Demmin parish of the Pomeranian Evangelical Church .


  • Dehio , Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1980, page 370

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Coordinates: 54 ° 7 ′ 9 ″  N , 12 ° 54 ′ 53.4 ″  E