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East nave windows - Baker Memorial United Methodist Church
345 Main St, East Aurora, NY

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Visitor information: Weekday Tiffany windows tours

On this page are illustrations of three of the church's seventeen Tiffany Studios stained glass windows -  one of the few houses of worship in the country whose windows are all Tiffany.

Photo taken from the chancel.
At left is the east side of the nave which includes three 2-panel stained glass windows.

There are three corresponding windows on the west side of the nave. The middle figural window on each side of the nave is signed.

There are two identical geometric windows on the front of the church, and a figural window in the organ loft.

Faith and Sacrifice

Faith symbol:  Baptismal font  reminds Christians how they became Christians
 Sacrifice symbol: Chalice with grape vines recalls the Last Supper before Jesus' crucifixion

Opalescent glass with some mottled stained glass
'He is Not Here. He is Risen.'

Resurrection: An angel tells Mary Magdalene and Mary, wife of Cleophas, "He is not here. He is risen."
The architectural canopies frame the figures that might otherwise appear to float in space.

Mary Magdalene and Mary, wife of Cleophas

"He is not here. He is risen."
Note signature in lower right

Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N. Y.

Evangelists Matthew and Luke

Left: Evangelist Matthew   .....   Right: Evangelist Mark
On the west side of the nave are the counterparts Luke and John.

Left: Evangelist Matthew - "Follow Me"  is Jesus' calling to Matthew.

Right: Evangelist Mark - "Prepare Ye the way of the Lord"  is the beginning of Mark's Gospel

Evangelist Matthew

Evangelist Mark

Special thanks to Pastor Rev. David Dirk and to Church Webmaster Robb Mair for their cooperation.
Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa
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