• Gellerup Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-21)
      The splendid organ is in such close proximity that it tends to visually dominate pulpit, font, and table.
    • Gellerup Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-21)
      Social room.
    • Grundtvigs Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      Gothic cross vaulting in brick.
    • Grundtvigs Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      Long shot of nave.
    • Grundtvigs Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      Named after Danish philosopher and hymn writer N. F. S. Grundtvig . The church is unique in it's Gothic all-brick construction. Build between 1921 and 1926. Its facade has often been compared to organ pipes.
    • Grundtvigs Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      Even the altar/table is done in brick.
    • Grundtvigs Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      View from right cross aisle across nave to left cross aisle.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      Danish churches also serve as secular community centers and many have adjacent rooms which can be used for overflow for religious holidays or as meeting places for the community. Here in an elevated area, chairs can face ...
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      Close up of church entry.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      …but also emphasizes the communal element of the Lord's Supper with typically Danish porcelain plates embedded in the concrete.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The sculpture, an angel, or the resurected Christ with the dove and illustion to the Holy Spirit and/or the Cross.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      Bell tower as seen from the interior.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      View of the church room with the pews adjusted to face the liturgical center.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      Church room with entry on the lower right of the largest cube.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The baptismal font on its four stone legs forms a square with the shape of the bowl making a perfect circle of water. The elegant spigot constantly drips water into the font which then trickles down the chain into the floor ...
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      Note the drain for the baptismal water which flows from the exterior of the church and returns to the earth.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The stone communion table carries through the relationship of the means of grace by its four stone legs…
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The church room with the typical Exner lighting, and with the altar table visually dominant as illumined by the clerestory. The font to the left is illuminated by the window, while the pulpit depends on the voice of the priest.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The pulpit is also supported by four stone legs with the print on its frontal as a spin on Karl Barth's dicta that preaching should be done with the morning's newspaper in one hand and the Bible in the other.
    • Gug Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-23)
      The Exner's typically baffled bell tower. The largest cube in the center is the main church room with adjacent overflow spaces to the left.