Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

Ruston, Louisiana

Stained Glass Windows of the

Church of the Redeemer

 

In 1981, the first of Redeemer’s stained glass windows was installed over the entrance to the church.  Funds were raised and during the week of June 10, 1984, windows were installed in the nave and chapel representing the life of Christ.

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  • The Great Commission
    The Great Commission
  • The Great Commission
    The Great Commission
    In 1981 Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Colvin gave the first stained glass window to the Church of the Redeemer. It was installed over the entrance of the Church and depicts the “Great Commission” give by our Lord to theApostles, “Go ye therefore into all the world and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.”
  • The Annunciation
    The Annunciation
  • The Annunciation
    The Annunciation
    The first panel, depicting the Annunciation when the Blessed Virgin Mary was told she was to bear the Christ child, was placed in memory of Dorothy Goodwill White (1905-1972).
  • The Nativity
    The Nativity
  • The Nativity
    The Nativity
    Next to the Annunciation, a scene is placed in memory of Samuel Burgess White, Sr. (1903-1979), the window illustrates the Nativity.
  • The Baptism
    The Baptism
  • The Baptism
    The Baptism
    The baptism of our Lord is seen in the third window, which is in memory of Rodgers Stadden Wilson (1896-1983).
  • Call of Disciples
    Call of Disciples
  • Call of Disciples
    Call of Disciples
    The fourth window, given to the Glory of God by Denis Emile and Betty Wallace O’Banion, depicts the call of the disciples.
  • Sermon on the Mount
    Sermon on the Mount
  • Sermon on the Mount
    Sermon on the Mount
    The last panel on the left, given in memory of Frank Fairbanks Stone (1909-1979), the artist describes the Sermon on the Mount
  • Peter Walks on Water
    Peter Walks on Water
  • Peter Walks on Water
    Peter Walks on Water
    On the right side of the nave nearest the narthex, the window is the scene of a “nature” miracle—in this case Peter who was able to walk on water as long as he kept his eyes on Jesus. The window was given to the Glory of God by Alice and Leo Herrmann.
  • Transfiguration
    Transfiguration
  • Transfiguration
    Transfiguration
    The next panel is of the Transfiguration, where Jesus is seen on the Holy Mount in company with Moses, the Lawgiver, and Elijah, the prophet. This panel was placed in memory of Dallas and Della Southern Lomax.
  • Palm Sunday
    Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday
    Palm Sunday
    The window of Palm Sunday, is given in memory of Ardis and Leola Marbury.
  • The Crucifixion
    The Crucifixion
  • The Crucifixion
    The Crucifixion
    The Crucifixion, given in memory of Peggy Bitner, Doug and Leslie Grider, and Margaret B. Parke.
  • Easter
    Easter
  • Easter
    Easter
    The Easter window isplaced in memory of Edgar L. Spruill, Jr. (1916-1982; Warden—Lay Reader)
  • The Ascension
    The Ascension
  • The Ascension
    The Ascension
    The Ascension window is placed for the Glory of God by Virginia Sprull.
  • Jesus Receives Children
    Jesus Receives Children
  • Jesus Receives Children
    Jesus Receives Children
    In the ambulatory, one window shows Jesus receiving the little children. This window Jesus receives the Little Childrenwas placed in 1981 in the narthex, but later moved to its present location. It was given in memory of Doris Burd Haskell (1901-1978)
  • Holy Sacraments
    Holy Sacraments
  • Holy Sacraments
    Holy Sacraments
    The other window in the ambulatory shows Jesus with Mary and Martha. The appropriateness of this latter theme can be understood by realizing that the ambulatory leads to the chapel and to the sacristy; one the space used for meditation and the Holy Sacraments, while the other is used for the preparation of work, necessary to do the sacraments. This window was placed in memory of Lawrence James Fox (1893-1984).
  • In the Garden
    In the Garden
  • In the Garden
    In the Garden
    The In the Garden window In the chapel, illustrates the scene in the Garden of Gethsemane. It is one of two windows in the chapel in memory of Charles Haughton Davidson, Leona Offermann Davidson, and Haughton Charles Davidson.
  • Last Supper
    Last Supper
  • Last Supper
    Last Supper
    The second window in the chapel is Lord offering the Cup—His won life blood—given at the Last Supper. This window was in memory of Charles Haughton Davidson, Leona Offermann Davidson, and Haughton Charles Davidson.
  • Healing the Sick
    Healing the Sick
  • Healing the Sick
    Healing the Sick
    This window shows Jesus healing the sick and is in memory of Joseph N. Cathcart (Rector 1955-1966).
  • The Lamb of God
    The Lamb of God
  • The Lamb of God
    The Lamb of God
    This window is located in the Nartex is in memory of Armide Cathcart, wife or Redeemer's second rector Father Joesph N. Cathcart.

Episcopal

Church of the Redeemer

Ruston, Louisiana