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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Westend Christian Reformed Church (formerly known as Highland Hills Christian Reformed Church)

Studio Name: Vanderburgh Art Studio

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1958

Subject/Title of Window: The Universal Church

Brief Description of Subject: Glass and Technique: Kokomo; Stippled shading with Grisaille; fired at 1080 degrees F. “The Globe”- Jesus Christ continues to build His Church out of the whole human race. Jesus builds His church by the preaching of the word and the use of the Holy Sacraments. The open Bible indicates the preaching of the word. The baptizmal faunt indicates the Sacreament of Holy Baptism. The silver chalice indicates wine used in Holy commuinion. The grains of wheat indicate “one meal is ground and one bread baked”

Inscriptions: Matthew 16:18 “I will build my church”

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 9'5"

Width: 2'9"

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

The Universal Church
The Universal Church

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