• Baptismal font as entrance to the great church room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1986)
      Immediately upon entry one is confronted with the Baptismal font and Paschal candle beyond which are the Table and ultimately the pulpit with the congregations seated in monastic fashion.
    • Church room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1986)
      The emphasis of the liturgical movement of gathering the congregation around the liturgical elements is here emphasized by seating in the monastic fashion, with the congregation facing one another across pulpit, font, and ...
    • Narthex 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1986)
      The symbolism is even more prominent in the narthex. Note the Baptismal font upon enterring the nave.
    • Saint Paul of Tarsus Church, 1987 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1986)
      Architects: Straub Pettitt Yaste. The tumultuous life of Paul leading to conversion, as well as his shipwreck, are reflected in the wave like roof of Saint Paul of Tarsus Church.