Stained Glass of St. John's

Updated: May 22, 2020

Below are the stained glass of St. John's along with their inscriptions. Photos by Brian Kutner and Todd Adams.


1. The Virgin Mary Heard the Angle Gabriel (Left of Altar)

Rededicated in memory of Norman Henderson


“Hail, thou that are highly favoured.” (The Lord is with thee, Blessed art thou among women.) (St. Luke 1.28)






2. The Ascension of Christ - 11 Disciples (Large windows over Altar)

Given by Mrs. Nathaniel Marsh (daughter of William Townsend; wife of Judge Nathaniel Marsh (November 27, 1815 - July 18, 1864), a warden of St. John’s), Mrs. James R. Boardman and Mrs. Theodore Satterthwaite in memory of their husbands.

Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? (Acts 1:11)

In my father’s house there are many mansions. I go to prepare a place for you. I will come again and receive you unto myself. (St. John 14.2-3)


3. Jesus and the Sick Maiden (Right of Altar)

Rededicated in memory of Kathleen Bonebakker


He took her by the hand, saying Maid, Arise! (St. Luke 8.11)




4. Six Panels of Acts of Mercy (Large window in south transept)

In memory of James Rockwell Boardman, M. D., a beloved physician of the church who died on April 11, 1856


I was hungry and ye gave me meat;

I was a stranger and ye took me in;

I was thirsty and ye clothed me;

I was sick and ye visited me;

I was in prison and ye came unto me. (St. Matthew 25.35-36)