Witness of the Windows

The Witness of the Windows

Isaiah

ISAIAH – Born in 700 BC was considered one the greatest of early Jewish prophets. This window acknowledges the Judiastic heritage from which the Christian Church developed.

JESUS CHRIST – The is the picture of Christ knocking at the door.

JESUS CHRIST – This is the picture of Christ knocking at the door.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST. PAUL – Man of courage, traveler, missionary, it was St. Paul who declared that the Christian must have “grace through faith are you saved.”

ST. PAUL – Man of courage, traveler, missionary, it was St. Paul who declared that the Christian must have “grace through faith are you saved.”

ST. AUGUSTINE - One of the early fathers of the Church, St. Augusting lived from 354 - 430 when the Christian Church moved from the exclusively Jewish setting.

ST. AUGUSTINE – One of the early fathers of the Church, St. Augustine lived from 354 – 430 when the Christian Church moved from the exclusively Jewish setting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST. FRANCIS - The Troubadour of Christ, who call all creatures his 'brothers and sisters." His preaching to the birds is depicted in the window. Perhaps if you listen, you will hear the songs of the birds as you view St. Francis.

ST. FRANCIS – The Troubadour of Christ, who call all creatures his ‘brothers and sisters.” His preaching to the birds is depicted in the window. Perhaps if you listen, you will hear the songs of the birds as you view St. Francis.

MARTIN LUTHER - Luther was the individual who evoked popular and political support for the Reformation and gave it momentum throughout Western Europe.

MARTIN LUTHER – Luther was the individual who evoked popular and political support for the Reformation and gave it momentum throughout Western Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leader of the Swiss Reformation and precursor of the Swiss Reformed Church.

URLICH ZWINGLI – Leader of the Swiss Reformation and precursor of the Swiss Reformed Church.

JOHN CALVIN - Under his leadership, the Presbyterian type of Church government was developed, built on the foundations of Luther, Melencthion, Zwingli and others.

JOHN CALVIN – Under his leadership, the Presbyterian type of Church government was developed, built on the foundations of Luther, Melencthion, Zwingli and others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN DIETRICH AURANDT - Circuit riding minister who founded St. John's Reformed Church.

JOHN DIETRICH AURANDT – Circuit riding minister who founded St. John’s Reformed Church.

JOHN W. NEVIN - Leader in the development of the seminary at Mercersburg, Pa., one of the oldest seminaries in the United States.

JOHN W. NEVIN – Leader in the development of the seminary at Mercersburg, Pa., one of the oldest seminaries in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID B. SCHNADER - Head of the college at Sendai, Japan, Schnader was an exponent of the missionary movement of the Reformed Church. He wears a medallion conferred upon him by the Japanese government, which bears the words: "Go ye into all the World."

DAVID B. SCHNADER – Head of the college at Sendai, Japan, Schnader was an exponent of the missionary movement of the Reformed Church. He wears a medallion conferred upon him by the Japanese government, which bears the words: “Go ye into all the World.”

 GEORGE W. RICHARDS - First President of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. He wears the red robe of his doctorate from the University of Edinburg. He also served as the President of Lancaster Theological Seminary.

GEORGE W. RICHARDS – First President of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. He wears the red robe of his doctorate from the University of Edinburg. He also served as the President of Lancaster Theological Seminary.