The village church Sukow, © Foto: Karl-Georg Haustein
Historical Buildings, Churches

Neo-Gothic building by Theodor Krüger with church bell and altarpiece from the two older predecessor churches.

The present neo-Gothic church in Sukow was designed by the Schwerin architect Theodor Krüger. It was consecrated in 1883 after three years of construction and is already the third church on the same site. In the second half of the 16th century a chapel was built when Sukow was annexed to the parish of Pinnow, but it did not survive the Thirty Years' War. Only one church bell could be saved, as it had been buried by the inhabitants. It still hangs in the church tower together with two other bells. In 1698, as it can be seen on the old weather vane, the starting signal was given for a second church, which, however, was demolished after less than 200 years. Characteristic of the present church are the altarpiece depicting Jesus of Gethsemane and a Runge organ, both dating from 1908. A second altarpiece depicting the Last Supper, Crucifixion and Entombment of Jesus resurfaced during construction work and is mounted on the southeast wall of the nave. Also eye-catching are the brick-look wall design and a wooden roof beam structure. Only since 2013 have the church bells been ringing with the help of a ringing system and there is a church tower clock with dials on three sides of the tower.

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