The stained glass windows

St. Paul's United Church of Christ is graced with a wonderful series of stained-glass windows circling our sanctuary. The artist was Mr. Conrad Pickel, and these windows were designed, created, and installed during the construction of our present church building in 1950.

The descriptions of each window appearing below are taken from the publication: The Past is Prologue - Saint Paul's United Church of Christ - 1879-1979 - Saint Paul, Minnesota. However, the windows' narrative in The Past is Prologue was in turn a reprinting of The Story of Our Windows written by the Reverend Erwin Koch, D.D. and first published in the church's 80th anniversary booklet. (As of this writing in late 2012, no historical church document has been found that definitively explains the elements of the window of Saints Peter and Paul. Any readers knowing about such a document, or with further insight into the symbolism shown for these two saints are encouraged to contact the church office.)

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Worship Times

Sunday Morning

10:30 am
Nursery Care provided
Sunday School for children
11:30 FairTrade Coffee Hour

Evensong Service 
with Prayers for Healing

September through May
3rd Sundays @ 5:15 pm
with folk harp and dulcimer
Light refreshments follow

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