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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Paul Lutheran Church

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Flint

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1968

Subject/Title of Window: Three Churches

Brief Description of Subject: From "The Life of St. Paul," booklet.
Two aspects of Paul's story are parallel here. It will be seen that the color scheme alternates panels of warm and cool colors. The reds and golds symbolize the love, the glory and power of God. The panels in these hues portray the temporal life of Paul as he lived it on earth and as described in the Book of Acts. Those openings in cool greens, blues and purples with very little nuance or contrast express the hope and salvation of manking, and symbolize the spiritual life of St. Paul illustrating symbolically some of his words largely from his Epistles.

The seventh window on the right side of the church: This panel contains a picture of three churches which are of various architectural forms. These may be interpreted as the churches at Corninth, Galatia, and Ephesus to which Paul wrote some of his Epistles for their guidance. They may also be the various Christian churches who have uniformly looked to his writing for guidance down the centuries, even while differing in many particulars of their creeds and doctrines.

This window was given to the glory of God by Mr. and Mrs. Vendel Utica and Miss Rose Firsorger in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frisorger, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Utica, and Mrs. Daisy E. Rice.

Height: 132"

Width: 42"

Type of Glass and Technique: Slab or Faceted Glass (Dalle de Verre)

Three Churches
Three Churches
The Story of St. Paul, R5-R8
The Story of St. Paul, R5-R8

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