Episcopal Church of the Redeemer
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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.
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
The window of Palm Sunday, is given in memory of Ardis and Leola Marbury.
- The Crucifixion
The Crucifixion, given in memory of Peggy Bitner, Doug and Leslie Grider, and Margaret B. Parke.
The Easter window isplaced in memory of Edgar L. Spruill, Jr. (1916-1982; Warden—Lay Reader)
- The Ascension
The Ascension window is placed for the Glory of God by Virginia Sprull.
- 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
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
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
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
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
This window is located in the Nartex is in memory of Armide Cathcart, wife or Redeemer's second rector Father Joesph N. Cathcart.