• United Airlines Boeing 747 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The Interfaith Forum on Religion Art and Architecture tour to Japan in 2000.
    • Consistory room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Left to right: E. Crosby, Gussy Willett, Etta Hesselink, Donald Bruggink, church pastor.
    • Classroom 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      A classroom in the stairblock with an abstract stained glass by Willett Studios.
    • Spire/campanille of Tokyo United Church of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
    • Circular stair to the balcony 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
    • Multi-use 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Weekdays there is church space to be used for pre-school.
    • Roof structure 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
    • Worship begins 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Etta Hesselink had arranged for the IFRAA group to have an English speaking eccumenical worship service. It was led by members of the tour, Father Ronald G. Schmit and the Reverend Lydia Kalb of the Lutheran church. Father ...
    • Gateway to outer defenses 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Entry through one of the outer walls
    • Entry to narthex 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
    • Yukinoshita church at Kamakura 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Akira Inadomi, architect. Again, a very restricted lot required incredible creativity on the part of Inadomi to provide for all of the requisite spaces necessary for the church. The main entrance is on the left, with an ...
    • Hardware and latticework 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The details of the hardware on the doors again illustrates an elegance of detailing.
    • Church interior from balcony 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Muted fenestration from deeply inset windows.
    • Spire/campanille 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
    • Ministerial welcome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The pastor welcomes us to his church while our multi-lingual guide translates. For twenty years Etta served as a missionary in Japan.
    • St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Tokyo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      Kenzo Tange, architect. 1967-69.
    • Temple and light pole. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The elegant detail manifests that no expense was spared in the refinement of design.
    • Entry to great church room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The latticework and hardware leads into the great church room.
    • Model of Himeji castle 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)
      The entire castle complex, showing multiple defensive walls.
    • Upper level 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1986)