• The Auditorium (central) to the right of the St. Pierre 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1967)
      Jean Calvin was central to the permanence of the Swiss Reformation. His lectures on the books of the Bible were given in the Auditorium.
    • Chapel entry WCC 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Entering the chapel, note the floor with the suggestion of waves and water symbolizing entry into the church through baptism into Christ.
    • Close up of tapestry 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The crucified, resurrected, ascending and embracing Christ. Note the small representations of the variety of churches participant in the World Council of Churches.
    • The conference room of the World Council of Churches headquarters 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The great tapestry, designed by Einar Forseth, forming the focal point of the conference room, and portrays the resurrected and ascending Christ.
    • Dr. Jens J. Thomsen, WCC 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Assistant general secretary to the WCC from 1967-1974 addresses members of the Western Christendom Travel Seminar.
    • Dr. Walter Hollenweger of the WCC 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Dr. Hollenweger graciously offered information concerning the mission of the WCC to the members of the WCTS. Hollenweger served as the first secretary for Evangelism in the Division of World Mission and Evangelism of the ...
    • The interior of the Auditorium 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1967)
      Not only did Calvin here give lectures on all the books of the bible with the exception of Revelation, but he also consolidated the role of the church in its semi-independence from the state.
    • The liturgical center of the chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Embracing Orthodox as well as Protestants, and being open to Roman Catholicism, the chapel of the WCC provides not only a pulpit (left) but a barrier suggestive of the ancient chancel screens before the liturgical center ...
    • Members of WCTS 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Leaving the Reformation Memorial Wall in Geneva are members of the WCTS of 1969. Left to right David Maris, Herman J. Ridder, Carolyn Margonine, Jantina Holleman, Joyce and Norman Kolenbrander, Gerald and Joan Phelan
    • Mosaic of the baptism of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Positioned on the wall just to the right of the entry to the chapel and the floor design suggestive of baptism.
    • Origins of the World Council of Churches 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      This hanging in the entry shows the development of the ecumenical beginnings from the Edinburgh conference in 1910 to Nairobi in 1975
    • Paul Tournier 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1967)
      Paul Swets not only gave the paper on Geneva and Calvin but pulled a coup by inviting the famous psychologist Paul Tournier to address the Western Christendom Travel Seminar members, but Tournier in turn used his Genevan ...
    • A portion of the Reformation wall, Geneva 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Gerald and Joan Phelan standing before the Reformation wall in Geneva, Switzerland. In the panel to the right, the Dutch get their recognition with the acceptance by William and Mary of their rule of England.
    • St. Pierre 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Calvin's church in Geneva. Calvin's importance for the growth of the Huguenots cannot be overestimated. Prior WCTS Reformation tours have thoroughly explored his role in Geneva and can be found in WCTS volumes of 1967, 1969, 1973.
    • World Council of Churches Headquarters 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Entrance into the lobby of this very sleek contemporary building
    • World Council of Churches Headquarters 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Lordship in Ecumenical Endeavor