|Historical plaque which stands outside the|
First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, PA.
President James Buchanan was a member here.
|Church as seen from the East Orange St.|
|Plaques on the front of the church telling|
of the historic background of the church.
|Cornerstones from 1763 when the church was originally|
established, 1850 when it was rebuilt, and 1877 when it
|Entering the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church.|
|Eileen practicing at the organ keyboard.|
|Another view of the steeple. Click on photos to enlarge.|
|"The Sower" This window depicts a sower scattering the seeds. Made by Tiffany Studios of New York City and installed in 1921.|
|"Jesus the Good Shepherd" The window depicts Christ as the shepherd in green pastures beside the still waters. Made by Tiffany Studios of New York City and presented in 1920.|
|The last remaining widow original to the present church when it was built in 1850. It is located on the west side of the sanctuary balcony.|
|"The Woman at the Well" One of three windows done by the D'Ascenzo Studios, this window is located in the west wall of the narthex. It pictures Jesus at the well in Samaria. It was installed in 1941.|
|The view of the sanctuary through the eye of a church mouse.|
|One side of the sanctuary is not exposed to the outside so lights have to illuminate the stained glass windows on that side of the church.|
|I found this painting near the church office while roaming the church. It features small square canvas units, each painted and place together to form the whole. It depicts Vincent Van Gogh's "Undergrowth with a couple - 1890.|
|Hall leading from the offices, past the Chapel to the main church.|
|One of the tombstones I found in a wall in the hallway.|
|The current Memorial Garden. Church members can have their remains buried in this area and their names listed on a large plaque near the Chapel.|
|My final shot as I departed.|