Reformed Church Obermutten

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The Reformed Church in Obermutten in Grisons is an Evangelical - Reformed church under cantonal conservation .

History and equipment

The church is the only sacred building in Switzerland that is made entirely of wood. It is also the highest wooden church in Europe. It was built in 1718 from larch wood . The roof turret was placed on the occasion of a restoration in 1830.

In the plain interior there is a Toggenburg house organ from 1807. It was built by Heinrich Amman and, according to the inscription, donated by Friedrich and Anthoni Michel. In 1975 it was restored. In the center there is a wooden, mobile baptismal and communion table .


The two bells in the roof turret previously hung under the eaves at the front. The smaller bell with a diameter of 42 centimeters bears the inscription DER GEMEIND MUTTEN SOLI DEO GLORIA / JOHANNES SCHMID V GRUENECK BURGER IN CHUR GOSS MICH / ANN9 1722 APRIL 14.

The larger bell bears the inscription ANNO 1723 GOSS MICH CHRISTIAN SCHMID VON BREGENZ. It has a diameter of 52 centimeters.

Church organization

The Evangelical Reformed Regional Church of Graubünden runs Obermutten as a preaching site for the Mutten parish, which is in a pastoral community with Sils in Domleschg , within the colloquium III Nid dem Wald .



  • Dieter Matti: Old Pictures - Newly Interpreted, Ecclesiastical Art in the Passland , Volume 1 (Central Grisons); Desertina, Chur 2012, ISBN 978-3-85637-368-9 , pp. 39-42

Web links

Commons : Reformierte Kirche Obermutten  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 46 ° 40 '19.2 "  N , 9 ° 29' 0.9"  E ; CH1903:  seven hundred fifty-six thousand four hundred and sixty-five  /  171013