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The First Baptist Church in Ottawa is named so as it was the pioneering Baptist Church to be founded in the region way back in 1857. The unique architecture of the building and steeple tower attracts many a tourists to the spot. Between 1966 and 1967, an impressive organ was fitted into the church. The church therefore conducts music concerts and hosts choirs throughout the year. The Church also forms a venue during music festivals such as the Ottawa Bluesfest and Chamber Music Festival.
Built between 1839 and 1885, this neo-Gothic cathedral situated on Sussex Drive on the edge of the Byward Market is one of the oldest surviving churches in Ottawa. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica's twin spires and gilded Madonna are easily identifiable from nearby Parliament Hill and the surrounding area. The interior of Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica is brightly painted and decorated with carved features, exquisite stained glass windows and hundreds of statues of various religious figures. The church is open daily for guided tours and prayer.
One of the oldest English speaking Roman Catholic churches in Ottawa, the St. Patrick's Basilica was established in 1855. The current church building was built in 1869 and was designed by architect Augustus Laver. The Gothic Revival structure is an architectural wonder with a beautifully carved ceiling, an elevated marble pulpit, stained glass windows, World War memorials, a vintage pipe organ and a seating capacity of 1000.
Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Ottawa since 1832. The church strives to teach the community the values of concern for others and how to nurture faith and grow spiritually. Volunteers can become a part of the various active groups like the Altar Guild, Church School and Cathedral Youth and serve the Cathedral's visionary purposes. Their musical ministry propagates sacred music and the newly purchased organ, the Rodgers Trillium 958 is perfect for the choir.