WindowBuilding Name: First United Methodist Church
Studio Name: Von Gerichten Studios
Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, over 2 vertical sections)
Subject/Title of Window: Salvation
Brief Description of Subject: Symbols in this window include: the deluge, the common symbol of the flood is the ark of Noah, which is always shown as a boat with a building erected on it; and the Serpent of Brass, one of the most important symbols of our Savior is the brazen serpent which Moses lifted up in the wilderness. Our Lord Himself recognizes this incident as a type of His crucifixion. The serpent is shown upon a slender Tau cross, which is the Anticipatory Cross of the Old Testament. When these two symbols are shown together they symbolize Salvation.
Condition of Window: Very Good
Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came
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