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Gimli Unitarian Church

Gimli Unitarian Church (1904–05) represents the beginning of organized Unitarianism on the Canadian Prairies.

As the first church built after four of Manitoba’s Icelandic congregations seceded from the Lutheran Synod, this structure became the Mother Church of the Unitarian movement in Western Canada, as well as an institution of central importance to the Icelandic community. The building expresses this religious development in a direct and functional manner through its basic plan, wooden construction, modest Gothic Revival detailing and simple, yet elegant tower.

The building has been designated as a Municipal Heritage Site.

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