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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First United Methodist Church

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, more than 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1950

Subject/Title of Window: Prayer

Brief Description of Subject: Left panel-A false and right way to pray. Praying to be shown way of life--Peter is then sent to him. God summons Paul in a vision to come to these God-thirsty people. Center panel-Teaching the Lord’s Prayer. An angel bears the cup of suffering while the disciples sleep in the background. Jesus at table with The Twelve. Right panel-Daniel, Amidst the lions den he prays for courage. Moses, he prays for the falled Israelites who worship at golden calf. Samuel, he prays at the knee of his mother Hannah to prepare for his temple work.

Inscriptions: ”Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.”
“The hour is come.”
“To the glory of God, In loving memory of John William Ferdor”

Height: 18'

Width: 7'

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came, Vitreous Paint


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