Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Wayside Chapel

On my photo excursion last weekend, I stopped by the Wayside Chapel.  It's an itty-bitty church, just off the highway outside Otterbein, Indiana.


I always loved that little church.  When I was a kid, I wanted to get married there.  I love the concept that if anyone ever felt the need, they could pull off the road and get a little injection of spirituality.  Just like the sign inside says.


Nobody ever made a big fuss about this little chapel.  Come to think of it, I've never even heard anyone ever talk about it.  I've been on this earth for nearly 50 years and I don't ever remember it not being there.     It was such a comfort to me to see it again and that's why I drove back to get a few photos.  I hope it is there for the next 50 years, standing quietly by the highway, inviting travelers to come inside and spend a few minutes with their creator.




5 comments:

  1. Is that the Sweaty chapel from your wedding?

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  2. 26 years and I'm still not forgiven for the sauna that was our wedding ceremony?! You were so skinny, you didn't appreciate it - everyone else lost 10 pounds that day! Photos of Sweaty Chapel might be included in the next photo excursion.

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  3. Moisture aside, that was probably the most fun wedding I've attended all these years. Well, in the top two, anyway. ;-)

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  4. Does someone have the phone number for this itty bitty chapel. My fiance and I want to get married there. Please and thank you it would be appreciated.

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    1. The sign on the wall is from the Christian Reformed Church. You could check with them. 1200 Tippecanoe St, Lafayette, IN 47904
      (765) 742-4292

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