Zillah, Washington: Church of God-Zillah

A pun in the service of the Lord? Why not? There's a wireframe God-Zillah monster on a trailer.

Christian Worship Center

204 Cheyne Rd, Zillah, WA
Behind the Center. I-82 exit 52. Turn north onto Meyers Rd, then make the second left onto Cheyne Rd. One block north, just past Carlsonia Ave. Monster is behind the building.
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Church of God-Zillah

They have taken down the T Rex and changed the sign. Don't bother going.

[Brianna, 02/05/2019]



A little disappointing, as it was much smaller than I'd imagined. It was hidden behind the church. Can you imagine not being proud of such a unique item?

[Connie from Seattle, 08/18/2013]

We seem to recall a Jesus parable about not hiding one's light beneath a bushel. BTW, is that the Good Book, or a red binder full of Roadside America pages?


Church of God-Zillah

The monster is tucked away behind the building and not visible from the street or parking lot.

[Robert, 05/29/2010]


Church of God-Zillah

On our way to Montana we stopped by to see whether or not the church had constructed their Godzilla as previously mentioned in the Seattle newspaper. They have -- we found it mounted on a trailer around the back of the church. We almost missed it, but found it because the head was peeking around the corner of the building.

It is a steel frame without skin, it does look as though they had installed red eyes but whether or not they work I have no idea. In one claw it holds a cross and in the other a sign that says "Jesus Saves." So we took our obligatory photos and went on our way. I can't say finding the sculpture was really worth it, but then it's the hunt that makes finding these things so much fun.

[Doug Lidz, 08/12/2009]
Church of God - Zillah

According to the Seattle Times, The Church of God in Zillah, WA has erected a T-Rex skeleton in front of their church in reaction to the inevitable bad pun. It has a cross in one hand and the other holds a blank placard which may be used in the future to announce service times. They are also considering putting red lights in its eyes connected to motion detectors so they will light up whenever a car passes, and covering the skeleton with green skin.

[willie zaza, 01/27/2001]

Zillah was not named for a Japanese monster, but for Zillah Oakes, daughter of the president of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

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