(We will gradually be adding to this portion of the website as we explore the history and significance of various aspects of our church)
Symbolism of Zion's Stained Glass Windows
by Leonids Linauts — Artist
The whole concept of the stained glass for Zion United Methodist Church is to express the glory of God.
In the Old Testament in the Bible we find many prophets chosen by God the Father to tell the people about His greatness, love and law . . .
God sent His son Jesus Christ to make the man to be His Child.
King David created hundreds of Psalms which referred to the works of God.
In the new times composer Johann Sebastian Bach created most fine music, devoted to the Creator, making us feel His majestic existence, His power and everlasting presence in the Universe.
Seventeen stained glass windows are composed in one monumental composition in the color and light to express the values which we find in David's Psalms and Johann Sebastian Bach's great manifestations in the music.
In general, colors and "rhythms" in design are of this same emotional value as the great composer's works and can be called the great "Sonata" to God,. entitled: "Glory, Glory, Glory" . . .