Rebuilding a church, rebuilding a heritage

  • 1999-10-28
  • By Joseph Enge
Time may have nearly stood still in rural Estonia, but it hasn't been kind. Joseph Enge talks to a dynamic young pastor fighting to save a 350-year-old church.Travelers between Tartu and Tallinn race along the main highway at breakneck speeds, passing one another in the most dangerous of situations. Focused on keeping up the pace and avoiding becoming another highway statistic, few notice a little sign pointing to Kursi Church, 3.5 kilometers off the highway. It is but a short distance up the meandering Pedja River, which cuts boldly across Highway 2 at its own regal, unhurried pace. Those ...
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