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    • 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 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 ...
    • 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
    • The Sala Regia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Photos were not allowed in the Pauline chapel which is the pope's private chapel. Through the influence of the Ladies of Bethanie and the ecumenical euphoria of Vatican II, together with the pope's recent visit to Geneva ...
    • Scultpured symbol of the World Council of Churches 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      The abstract symbol allows the viewer the freedom of interpretation. Is it the ship of the church portrayed at the bottom of the circle with it's sail in the upper left or do the abstract shapes represent the disparate ...
    • WCTS students at WCC 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
      Members of the 1973 WCTS listening to a presentation on the work of the World Council. Left to right: Colleen Janssan, Harry Tysen, Kenneth and Barbara Eriks, and Helen Houvener. Ken Eriks presented his excellent paper on ...
    • 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