Saint Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church

St Elizabeth Church

The Gospel Side



A series of sixteen "tableaus" in stained glass are a depiction of various events and teachings in the life of Christ.


White Carnation

"I am the Alpha... Says the Lord God."
(Revelation 1:8)

Acorn

"Prepare the way of the Lord."
(Matthew 3:3)

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"...and laid him in a manger."
(Luke 2:7)

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"For we have seen his star in the east..."
(Matthew 2:2)

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"Jesus was baptized of John in the Jordan."
(Mark 1:9)

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"Immediately, they left the boat and followed him." (Matthew 26: 26-28)

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"...we have but five loaves and two fish."
(John 6:9)
Representing the miracles of Jesus.

Acorn

The "Good Shepherd" window presents the shepherd of the sheep
(John 10:11)

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"Plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on him."
(Mark 15:17)

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"Pilate delivered him to be crucified."
The three nails represent this passage.
(Matthew 27:38)

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"Then two robbers were crucified with him."
(Matthew27:38)
Three crosses sit atop Calvary.

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"I am the resurrection and the life."
(John 11:25)
The butterfly is a symbol of resurrection.

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"He is not here; for he has risen."
(Matthew 28:6)
A traditional symbol of Easter, the lilies are portrayed.

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"Receive the Holy Spirit"
(John 20:22)
Long a symbol of the Holy Spirit, the descending dove is presented.

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"All things have been delivered to me by the father." (Luke 10:22)
The "Trinity Window" is depicted.
Furthering the message of the Trinity, every piece in this window is triangular in shape.

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"...and the Omega" (Revelation 1:8)
This sister window of window #1, the "Omega Window" completes the Biblical reference started in Window #1.

 

 



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