Stained Glass Windows
An outstanding feature of the sanctuary is the stained glass. These windows can be described as “Tiffany-esque” created in the popular Tiffany style. The glass was purchased from the Chicago Art Glass Co., a Tiffany agent.
Showing Jesus between Moses and Elijah as the event of Matthew 17:1-8 presents the scene. The window is on the north wall of the sanctuary in the balcony and can be seen from West Main Street.
The Angel and the Empty Tomb
The window on the east balcony wall depicts the Easter scene as told in Matthew 28: 1-7. The angel is pointing to the empty tomb showing that Jesus is no longer dead, but alive. Easter lilies are in the foreground of the window and the three empty crosses are in the background.
The Guardian Angel Watching over the Child
Psalm 91:11 – “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.”
Given in memory of Alice Ready Martin
From the Parable of the Sower
Mark 4:3-4 – “A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up.”
Given in memory of Mrs. J.M. McMurry and Elizabeth C. McMurry
Mark 4:5-6 – “Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root.”
Given in memory of Mrs. J.D. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Sue Kirkpatrick
Portrait of the sower
Jesus is the one who sows the seeds of the Gospel.
Mark 4:9 – “Let anyone with ears to hear listen!”
Given in memory of Rev. Richard Beard and Mrs. Cynthia Beard
Mark 4:7 – “Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants, so they did not bear grain.”
Given in memory of Hugh McDonnold
Mark 4:8 – “Still other seed fell on good soil. It grew up and produced a crop, multiplying thirty, sixty, or even a hundred times.”
Given in memory of James S. Waterhouse
Jesus Stands at the Door
“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.” Revelation 3:20
Given in memory of Rev. Sanford Guthrie Burney and Mrs. Susan Burney
Located in the balcony of the Chapel, this window depicts Christ looking forward, with hands and arms outstretched toward the viewer.