Calvary Presbyterian Church
120 South Street - Newburgh, New York 12550
- Phone:  (845) 562-8730

"A place of RENEWAL in a RENEWING city."

This page completes the tour of the stained glass windows at Calvary Presbyterian.  


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Window given by the members of the church to recognize the twenty-seven years of loving service to Calvary Presbyterian Church by the Reverend Carlos R. Lantis on his retirement. The newest addition to our stained glass windows is in the Narthex.  This window was given by the members of the church to recognize the twenty-seven years of loving service to Calvary Presbyterian Church by the Reverend Carlos R. Lantis on his retirement on September 28, 2003.  The windows was created by church member Sue Young and is a recreation of one of the many hand colored bulletin covers Rev. Lantis created during his years at the church.  Click on the thumbnail to read the interpretation of this work by the Rev. Lantis as well as to see an enlargement of the window in its location at the church.
The memorial above the pulpit was given in loving memory of Eliza Raynor, wife of J. Adriance Bush

Rose Window shows Jesus visiting the home of Mary and Martha and their brother Lazarus in Bethany.

The memorial above the pulpit was given in loving memory of Eliza Raynor, wife of J. Adriance Bush; she died January 30, 1884, at the age of 27.  It is created in pure white Italian marble, which compliments the exquisite colors of the stained glass.

The lovely Rose Window shows Jesus visiting the home of Mary and Martha and their brother Lazarus in Bethany.  At the top, and angle is holding the crown of Victory.  Angels in the town upper semi-circles represents Worship through Music, one holds a zither and the other a violin. The lower left angel holds a scroll reading "Law, Alpha and Omega."  the scroll of the angel on the lower right reads "In the Beginning was the Word."  In the bottom semi-circle, the angel with two writing quills represents the importance of Scripture as the Word.

The sculptured head on the left below the Rose Windows is "Vita" (life) with a trumpet; and to the right "Mors" (death) with a scythe.  The letters in the circles are Alpha and Omega (first and last letters of the Greek alphabet) meaning that "God is the beginning and the end of all things" from, Rev. 1:8.  God is eternal.  The jar of lilies on the left represents Peach, and the jar of roses on the right are for he Beauty of Christ.

Window in memory of Sarah F. Sistaire On the west side, north of the pulpit, is a beautiful window in memory of Sarah F. Sistaire, given by her niece, Fannie Sistaire.  There is represented thereon the Lamb and Scroll, encircled by a Crown of Thorns.
The Cross embellished with the Crown of Throns In the north side of the addition is a beautiful window which was removed from Calvary Presbyterian Church on Liberty Street and installed in this building.  The picture represented in the is window is of the Cross embellished with the Crown of Thorns.  Underneath the Cross are depicted clusters of grapes on vines and the inscription around the windows reads: "I am the vine, ye are the branches.  He that abideth in me and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit for without me ye can do nothing."  It is given in loving memory of Peter Ward, born September 30, 1827, died May 10, 1891 and Mary Hannah Logan Ward, born December 5, 1828 and died April 19, 1888. 
Window donated by Frederick Withers The pattern-glass window to the rear of the south aisle was donated by Frederick Withers and contains an upper-circle with a fancy W.  
The Clearstory Windows Clearstory windows, which consist of foiled circles set in deep reveals and run the length of the nave arcade are original.  They alternate in five and six-point star patterns for Old Testament star of David and New Star of Bethlehem.

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