St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Benton Harbor, MI


Back Windows
Movable Window
Left Window: The city of Jerusalem; Jesus in the temple.
Right Window: The Bethlehem star; Jesus' birth.
Front Window Movable Window
The suffering Savior; The institution of the Lord's Supper.
Symbols clockwise from top: The dove with an olive branch, symbolizing God's peace with the world; The victorious lamb sitting on the scroll with the seven seals; Nail, hammer, pincers, symbolizing the crucifixion; INRI, the first letters of "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews" in Latin; IHS, the first three letters of "Jesus" in Latin; The cross and the crown of thorns; Pillory for whipping; Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.
Side Windows Movable Window
First: Baptismal Font; Jesus' ascension.
Second: Ten Commandments; Jesus receiving the children.
Third: Jesus' cross, the anchor for our souls; Jesus the Good Shepherd.
Fourth: The crown came only through the cross; Jesus knocking at the door.
Fifth: God's Word: Jesus and the two men on the way to Emmaus.
Sixth: The Lord's Supper; Jesus praying in Gethsemane.