The first Church on the “program-200” will be opened in Zelenograd for Easter

Moscow. March 12. INTERFAX – the First temple built in Zelenograd within the framework of the “program-200”, will be ready by Easter, said on Monday the press service of the curator of the capital program for the construction of Orthodox churches, the state Duma Deputy Vladimir resin.

As specified, a temple in honor of Alexander Nevsky for 300 people built in the area of the former village of Aleksandrovka. Currently, preparations are underway for the surrender of the facility, its commissioning is planned for Easter.

“The new Church in the city in honor of St. Prince Alexander Nevsky has been built. In the district of Moscow he became the first temple for the construction of new Orthodox churches” – are words in the message Vladimir resin.

Currently, the Zelenograd Autonomous district there are only five churches with a total capacity of about a thousand parishioners in the County’s population of almost 240 million people.

Earlier Vladimir resin said that this year in the framework of the “program-200” Moscow will put into operation 21 the temple complex. According to him, in General, over the past eight years in Moscow, built the temple complex of 62 (45 for the “program-200” 17 – over it).

The program of building of Orthodox temples of Moscow started in 2010 and is being implemented in all districts, with the exception of CAO. Her goal is to provide the densely populated areas of the capital temples walking distance.