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Window of the Month
Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First Presbyterian Church Brighton

Studio Name: Omnibus Studios

City: Brighton

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1989

Subject/Title of Window: Building Houses of Worship

Brief Description of Subject: The theme of this window is building houses of worship. The image at the top is Solomon in front of the temple the construction of which he oversaw.

The middle image depicts the Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church of Bloomfield Hills, MI, which was one of the models for the building of our Sanctuary. Underneath is a statement that reads “Succeed in building the house of the Lord”. Completing the center image is a depiction of a beehive with bees hard at work among flowers, depicting Christians working together in community.

The image at the bottom of this window shows the construction in progress of our Sanctuary. Beneath is the statement “Arise and build the sanctuary of the Lord”. Underneath is an older church building with the date 1853, the year of the birth of this congregation.

Inscriptions: Succeed in building the house of the Lord
Arise and build the sanctuary of the Lord

Condition of Window: Very good shape

Type of Glass and Technique: Glass Paint

Building Houses of Worship
Building Houses of Worship

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