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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First United Methodist Church

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Birmingham

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1958

Subject/Title of Window: Timothy/Jesus Blessing the Children/Naaman's Captive Israelite Maid

Brief Description of Subject: The following description from the book, "The Windows and Symbols of First Methodist Church Birmingham, Mich. edited by Dr. Arnold F. Runkel and privately published by the Church for its members in 1966.


The windows in the Children's Chapel portray Old and New Testament scenes of children of the Bible: the Boy Jesus, Samuel, Timothy, Mark, the captive Israelite maid, and other children of various nationalities.

The top medallion of the right window shows Timothy with his mother, Eunice, and grandmother, Lois, and portrays the influence of the good heritage of the mother and grandmother upon the life of the child. (II TIMOTHY 1:5)

The oval medallion in the right window shows Jesus blessing the children of various nationalities. (MATTHEW 19:14)

The predella in the right window portrays the mighty Naaman's captive Israelite maid as she suggests that her God could cure him of his leprosy. In the background, the great captain is shown bathing in the muddy waters of the River Jordan, as directed by Elisha, the prophet of the Lord. (II KINGS 5:1 - 15)

The windows in the Children's Chapel, presented by Mr. Clay Doss, are in memory of his son.

Inscriptions: Timothy
He Would Cure Him

Height: ~88"

Width: 19"

Timothy/Jesus Blessing the Children/Naaman's Captive Israelite Maid
Timothy/Jesus Blessing the Children/Naaman's Captive Israelite Maid
Jesus Blessing the Children
Jesus Blessing the Children
Naaman's Captive Israelite Maid
Naaman's Captive Israelite Maid

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