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Tiny church - Wayside Chapel.
Wayside Chapel - a tiny place of worship.

Wayside Chapel - Tiny Church

Field review by the editors.

Sultan, Washington

Sometimes the weary traveler, long hours spent negotiating the asphalt, has the urge to Pause... Rest... and Worship. That's what the sign in front of the tiny Wayside Chapel encourages. The sign also warns that there are No Facilities (For something other than a spiritual bladder break, you need to head a few miles further west to the local reptile ranch).

The Wayside Chapel is not staffed, but is open to all faiths, at any time. There's just room inside for four small, two-person pews, a pulpit, and two vases of flowers. A painted landscape of distant blue mountains hangs next to the wooden cross.

Inside the tiny church.

Travelers leave handwritten prayers on a yellow legal pad on the pulpit. One tipster noted the chapel "is quite restful and soothing even to those who aren't Christian."

Also see: Tiny Churches: Get Out Your Magnifying Glasses

Wayside Chapel - Tiny Church

Stevens Pass Hwy. (Hwy 2), Sultan, WA
East of Monroe on US Hwy 2, 1 mile west of Sultan.
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