Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke was designed by James Sellars and built in 1877 as the Belhaven Church for the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland. The church was built in Norman Gothic style, inspired by Dunblane Cathedral.

A prominent feature of the church is the stain glass windows designed by Stephen Adam which depict scenes from the Old and New Testament.

Following the amalgamation of Behaven Church with a neighbouring congregation, the Belhaven Church building was no longer needed by the Church of Scotland. It was converted to a Greek Orthodox Church; the work was paid for by Sir Reo Stakis.



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Founded: 1877
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Lee Nikolaidis (2 years ago)
Great place!!!
Mary Doulgerakis (2 years ago)
Beautiful Greek orthodox church , half an hour's walk from St. George's Cross station and situated in the Westend close to the botanical gardens. The building is a renovated Catholic cathedral. Stunning!. The sermon is in both Greek and English which is a special touch and the Psalmists have the voices of angels. Pater Marcos is a very wise, softly spoken man. He delivered a lovely 'λογος' at the end of the sermon. Congregation are very friendly and helpful.
Viktor Tanev (3 years ago)
Amazing church
Brendan Murrill (3 years ago)
I only got to see the exterior of this beautiful cathedral as I visited in the evening. I will definitely return.
Martina Whitton (3 years ago)
A beautiful growing orthodox Christian church. The founder and the current priests live truly by the world of Christ and inspire the whole community.
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