St. John's - Table of Contents

Interior - St. John's United Evangelical Church / St. John's United Church of Christ
85 Amherst Street, Buffalo, New York

On this page, below:

Narthex

Chancel

Sanctuary

Balcony

July 2018 photos

Narthex


Narthex
Front doors   ...   Stained glass window details below:


Narthex - Front doors detail   ...
Triangles, trefoils,  and fleurs-de-lis are symbolic of the Trinity in Christianity



Narthex - Front doors  detail   ...
Nugget and opalescent  ripple stained glass were innovated by John LaFarge and Louis Comfort Tiffany




Narthex - Front doors detail      ...
Nuggets   and triangle


Narthex - Front doors detail   ...
Opalescent  ripple stained glass



Narthex - Front doors  detail   ...
Opalescent  stained glass






Narthex
Three narthex west stained glass windows details below:



Narthex
West
opalescent glass window detail #1



Narthex
West opalescent glass  window detail #2



Narthex
West opalescent glass  window detail #3




Chancel


Chancel
Details below:



Chancel
TraceryAlpha and Omega   ...   Cross bottony




Chancel
Organ   ...   Pulpit   ...   Nave pews




Chancel
Staircase on
pulpit  features turned balusters



Chancel
Pulpit   ...   Two details below:



Chancel
Pulpit detail:    Engaged columns   ...   Trefoils and cinquefoil  tracery in each panel



Chancel
Pulpit detail





Chancel
Chair:  Gothic Revival  back (detail below:)   ...    Arms with knuckled handholds with gooseneck supports  ...    Rococo Revival  cabriole legs




Chancel
Gothic Revival chair back:  Cross botany  finials   ...   Triangles   ...   Trefoils   ...   Fleurs-de-lis



  Chancel
Organ




Chancel
Choir seating




Chancel
Baptismal font   (detail below:)




Chancel
Baptismal font detail




Sanctuary


Sanctuary
Stained glass windows are identical on both sides



Sanctuary
Gothic Revival light fixtures feature trefoil tracery




Sanctuary
Gothic Revival light fixtures feature trefoil tracery




Sanctuary
Foliated  corbel  anchors  
Gothic Revival  plaster ribs




Sanctuary
Stained glass windows are identical on both sides



Sanctuary stained glass window   ...  
Geometric style with cathedral and  opalescent glass  ...   Detail below:






Sanctuary
Detail below:





Sanctuary
Detail below:





Sanctuary
Trefoil, quatrefoil, and cinquefoil ornaments





Balcony


Balcony
Frieze detail below:



Balcony
Detail: Quatrefoils


Balcony
Foliated  corbel  (detail below:) anchors   Gothic Revival  plaster ribs



Balcony
Foliated  corbel



Balcony
Geometric style with cathedral and  opalescent glass  windows ...   Three details below:



Balcony
Sunburst(?) pattern



Balcony
Fleur-de-lis



Balcony
Predellas






Special thanks to Pastor Elaine Utech, Council President James Grimes, and  Secretary Beverly Grimes for their cooperation in 2018

Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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