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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First United Methodist Church

City: Grand Ledge

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1912

Subject/Title of Window: Anchor with Rope

Brief Description of Subject: From the booklet, "First United Methodist Church, Grand Ledge, Michigan. Walking Tour Guide of the Stained Glass Windows," by C. Bernard Johnson (1994).
The Anchor Cross is a combination of an anchor and a cross. Thus it symbolizes salvation through Christ's death and resurrection, and hope in life eternal. HEBREWS 6, VERSE 19. "THIS CERTAIN HOPE OF BEING SAVED IS A STRONG AND TRUSTY ANCHOR FOR OUR SOULS, CONNECTING US WITH GOD HIMSELF BEHIND THE SACRED CURTAINS OF HEAVEN." The anchor is one of the oldest symbols. The rope would say hang on to me, hand on to God, hang on to Christ.

Height: 3'

Width: 2'8"

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Lead Came

Anchor with Rope
Anchor with Rope

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