Paterson church may sell treasured st...

Paterson church may sell treasured stained glass

There are 2 comments on the www.northjersey.com story from Mar 14, 2010, titled Paterson church may sell treasured stained glass. In it, www.northjersey.com reports that:

A financially struggling Episcopal church is considering selling 12 Tiffany stained-glass windows - some of its oldest and most prized possessions - to raise money ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Mar 14, 2010
from northjersey:

"Incorporated in 1837, the church was once the place of prayer for the city’s well-heeled silk barons and industrialists. The church’s hymnal boards, Chancel altar rail and wainscoting were also designed by Tiffany. At one point, the church boasted one of the 12 largest Episcopal congregations in the United States.

"But over the decades membership and the mission of the church changed.

"'It was so-called church of the privileged and wealthy. Today, it is exactly the opposite,' Wolfe said.'I would call it a servant church.'"

I would call it "brioke," but it was once "the power church," so what ever became of its wealthier "servants"?
Think Again

Bailey, NC

#2 Mar 14, 2010
Joe DeCaro wrote:
from northjersey:
"Incorporated in 1837, the church was once the place of prayer for the city’s well-heeled silk barons and industrialists. The church’s hymnal boards, Chancel altar rail and wainscoting were also designed by Tiffany. At one point, the church boasted one of the 12 largest Episcopal congregations in the United States.
"But over the decades membership and the mission of the church changed.
"'It was so-called church of the privileged and wealthy. Today, it is exactly the opposite,' Wolfe said.'I would call it a servant church.'"
I would call it "brioke," but it was once "the power church," so what ever became of its wealthier "servants"?
The “new-age gospel” that TEC preaches doesn’t inspire, or offer hope. In fact you can get much of it from secular sources. When anything goes, sin is affirmed and celebrated at the alter of being inclusive there is nothing different one can get out of a Sunday service that can’t be obtained by watching prime time television.

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