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Building Name: First United Methodist Church

Studio Name: Omnibus Studios

Artist Name: Richard E. Hanley

City: Grand Ledge

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 2001

Subject/Title of Window: Peter

Brief Description of Subject: From the booklet, "Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, Education Unit Stained Glass Program, 2000-2001," by Dr. C. Bernard Johnson.
3-5TH GRADE CLASSROOM
2ND FLOOR

St. Peter. The upside down cross symbolizes Peter's request that he be crucified head downward, because he did not think himself worthy of dying in the same manner as his Lord. The red jewels symbolize the blood of martyrdom. The keys symbolize Jesus' gift of the keys to the kingdom of God. The combination of inverted Latin Cross and two keys suggests the truth that it is through the cross of Christ that the door into the kingdom of heaven is opened for us.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 17"

Width: 33"

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Enamel Paint, Lead Came, Jewels or Cast Glass

Peter
Peter

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