Windows of the Spirit  
The Clerestory Windows
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The two hexagonal windows were begun by John Keegan of John Keegan and Company, Bucks County, Pa., who passed away before work could be initiated on Resurrection which was designed by Philip Carr-Jones and fabricated by John's workers before disbanding.  
Creation windowCreation window

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." And there was evening, and there was morning--the first day. And God said, "Let there be an expanse between the waters to separate water from water." So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above it. And it was so. God called the expanse "sky." And there was evening, and there was morning--the second day. (Genesis 1)

This window is given with thanks to the Holy Spirit by the Daudelin Family

Resurrection windowResurrection window

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen! (Luke 24 )

This window is given in loving memory of Amy Hooper by her parents

The Nave Windows
The ten nave windows depict principal biblical scenes of the Holy Spirit. The southern windows have been accomplished first and use deeper colored glass given their location. The awning sections of all the windows remain clear, flooding the lower areas of the nave with natural light. The western windows are translucent, allowing the exterior horizon to inform the space and balance the light on Sunday mornings. The designs have been influenced by the Canyon Suite water color paintings of Georgia O'Keefe (1887-1986). For the southern windows, David Scott and Philip Carr-Jones created the patterns and selected glass with designer and fabricator James Shettino, Out of Hand Studio, Lebanon, NJ. Breathe was designed by Ruth Tiejin Councell and Jim Shettino. Other windows have been a collaboration between Jim (glass and design) and Philip (welding and design).
The descriptions are presented in biblical order.
Ruach windowRuach window

Dry bones, hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Sovereign Lord says to these bones: I will make breath (ruach/spirit) enter you, and you will come to life. I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the Lord. (Ezekiel 37)

Given in loving memory of William Howry Jones by friends and family

Annunciation windowAnnunciation window

The angel said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you." Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. For nothing is impossible with God." "I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "Let it be to me as you have said.". (Luke 1)

Given in thanksgiving for the gift of our children David and Sarah and in loving memory of Clifford Tanzler by Gary and Mary Scott

Baptize windowBaptize window

John said to them, "I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me will come one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not fit to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. (Matthew 3:11)

Given in thanksgiving for our family by Wendy and Mark Smale.

Descent windowDescent window

In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized John in the Jordan. And just as he was coming up out of the water, by he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my Son the Beloved; with you I am well pleased. ( Mark 1:9-11).

Given in memory of William P. Ward, loving Father, by Gary and Mary Scott

Driven windowDriven window

Immediately after he was baptized, the Spirit drove him out into the desert, and he was in the desert forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. (Mark 1:12)

Given in thanksgiving for the music ministry of the Church by the Smale Family

Kenosis windowKenosis window

Have the same mind Christ Jesus, who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but emptied (kenosis) himself , taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death -- even death on a cross. (Philippians 2:1-11)

Given in loving memory of Robert and Erna Livingston and Thomas and Marie Keeley by Barbara and David Livingston

Breath windowBreath window

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, Jesus stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!" After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord. Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you." And with that he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit."(John 20:21)

Given in thanks for all God's blessing by Deborah and John Lukens

Pentecost windowPentecost window

When the days of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues as of fire appeared among them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability. ( Acts 2: 1-4)

Given in memory of Donald Bennett Scott, loving Father, by Gary and Mary Scott

Fruits windowFruits window

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. (Galatians 5:22)

Given in loving memory of Norris Sailer, loving husband and father, by Alice Sailer

Anoint windowAnoint window

For you have received the Holy Spirit from God. He continues to live in you and God's Spirit teaches you about everything. Remain joined to Christ, just as you have been taught by the Spirit. Dear children, remain joined to Christ. Be bold. We will not be ashamed to meet him when he comes. How great is the love the Father has given us so freely! Now we can be called children of God. For this is what we really are! ( 1 John 2)

Given in thanksgiving for our supportive and loving parish by Gary and Mary Scott

The Narthex Windows

The principal symbol in the Narthex is the Dove, carved by Biguel Fall, Dakar Senegal. This is our parish's primary symbol of the Holy Spirit. The Dove is the first and main symbol which greets the visitor to our community. It is a gift by Mr. Fall in gratitude for our support of his community carpentry shop over the years. Mr. Fall is responsible for all the church furnishings, including the Ambo, Altar, platforms, Nave Cross, Holy Oil, Parish Icon Holder and Aumbry, as well as the pews! He is also the creator of the Christus Rex. Both the Dove and Christus are made from single piece African rosewood.

On either side of the Dove are two distinctive windows made by Jim Shittino. Both the bright rising sun and moon with its ring of glory express the enduring and infinite reality of who God was, is, and ever will be.

The Tau window was designed by John Keegan and expresses three main elements of the Christian faith: the Scriptures, the Sacrament and the Cross. The shape of the cross is in the form of the Greek letter tau and is most likely the shape of the historic instrument of Christ's crucifixion.


I heard a loud voice from the throne. It said, "Now God makes his home with people. He will live with them. They will be his people. And God himself will be with them and be their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or sadness. There will be no more crying or pain. Things are no longer the way they used to be." (Revelation 7)

Given in thanksgiving for their family by Chuck and Pattie Bierwirth

He said to me, "It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last. I am the Beginning and the End. Anyone who is thirsty may drink from the spring of the water of life. Anyone who overcomes will receive all this from me. I will be his God, and he will be my child. (Revelation 21)

Given in thanksgiving for their two children by Kelly and Joe D'Angerio
The Tau windowThe Tau window

The Tau
Live a life worthy of what God chose you for. Do not be proud at all. Be completely gentle. Be patient. Put up with one another in love. The Holy Spirit makes you one in every way. So try your best to remain as one. Let peace keep you together. There is one body. There is one Spirit. You were appointed to one hope when you were chosen. There is one Lord. There is one faith and one baptism. There is one God and Father of all. He is over everything. He is through everything. He is in everything. But each one of us has received a gift of grace, just as Christ wanted us to have it. (Ephesians 4 )

Given in loving memory of Dirk Tump by his loving wife Greta

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