Pennsylvania December 04, 2017
The Church Hiding In Pennsylvania That Is An Absolute Work Of Art
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder. But, it’s probably fair to say that some of the world’s most treasured works of art reside in churches. Pennsylvania lays claim to a spectacular array of beautiful churches that, in themselves, are truly works of art. This church in Pennsylvania, is a pretty good example. See for yourself.
Nestled in the charming town of Franklin, St. John's Episcopal Church has a rich history that dates back to 1826.
Tragedy befell the tightly knit community of Franklin when the church was destroyed by a fire in 1900.
Only the bell tower and the outer walls of the church remained.
In only a year, the church was rebuilt. And, in 1905, the community came together to admire the installation of a collection of spellbinding Tiffany windows.
St. John's Episcopal Church avoided a second tragedy when a neighboring church caught fire in 1986. The Tiffany windows received some damage, resulting in their restoration.
St. John's hosts guided tours, by appointment only, to view the church's collection of Tiffany windows. Guides provide visitors with an overview of the church's rich history and the Tiffany windows.
Self-guided tours are also welcome during church hours from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. (Tours, of course, aren't permitted during services.)
Guests are welcome to worship services at St. John's Episcopal Church at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings as well as at scheduled times during the week.
St. John’s Episcopal Church
1145 Buffalo Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Click here for more information.
This church in Pennsylvania is among the many beautiful churches across the state.
Click here to read about 10 more absolutely breathtaking churches in PA.