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Window of the Month
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: Teaching

Brief Description of Subject: Left panel-Samuel, his vocation was to serve Eli the High Priest and to become the greatest of High Priests. Maid of Israel, influenced the healing of Naaman with her tender faith. Center panel-Jesus-Mary, Mary teaching Jesus the sanctity of learning and the dignity of labor. Jesus-Children, Jesus with the children knowing their place in the kingdom. Right panel-Timothy, A young minister who was close to St. Paul, and a second-generation Christian. Loaves and fishes, The little boy gives his lunch to Jesus who blesses it and feeds the five thousand.

Inscriptions: Left panel-”Here am I.”
“A little maid of Israel.””
Center panel-”The child grew.”
“For of such is the Kingdom of heaven.”
Right panel-”From a holy child, Holy Scriptures.”
“The loaves and fishes.”
“To the glory of God, in loving memory of, Clara Wheeler”

Height: 18'

Width: 7'

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


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