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Building Name: Howell First United Methodist Church

Studio Name: Phillips Stained Glass Studio

City: Howell

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1973

Subject/Title of Window: “I Am the Resurrection and the Life” John 11:17-27

Brief Description of Subject: This window symbolizes resurrection and eternal life. Shown is a Phoenix rising out of flames representing resurrection. Within the flames is a skull and at the top of the window is a cross. Legend is that the Phoenix was a large bird and when it was very old it burned itself in a nest. Out of the ashes rose a new bird with renewed youth.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 6.5’

Width: 2’2”

Type of Glass and Technique: Slab or Faceted Glass (Dalle de Verre)

“I Am the Resurrection and the Life” John 11:17-27
“I Am the Resurrection and the Life” John 11:17-27

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