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Rehoboth Church was organized in 1778 by the Reverend James Finley. As the congregation grew, a larger church building was needed. The present building is the fourth structure for Rehoboth.

The fourth building was planned by J. Charles Fulton of Uniontown. The work was begun in the summer of 1899. The church was dedicated on June 14, 1900. The architecture is pure Romanesque throughout.
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The stained glass windows at Rehoboth are original to the construction of the building in 1899. Over their 100 + year history, the have been restored at various times by The Pittsburgh Stained Glass Studios.
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Taking up almost one third of the south wall of the sanctuary, the Cook window group was originally given to the church at the time of its construction, in memory of Col. Edward Cook and his wife, Martha, by their decendants. The round window is a reproduction of a painting called “Christ the Consoller” by Bernhard Plockhurst. While little is known of the painting itself, the theme seems clear. Christ, ready to receive anyone who comes to him, humble and contrite, seeking forgiveness of sins and comfort in sorrow.
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Plockhurst, born in Brunswick, Germany in 1825, painted many Biblical characters and scenes, eleven of which are reproduced in stained glass. Two of the most popular were “Christ in the Garden of Gethemane” and “The Good Shepard”.
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The three lower windows of the Cook group share a Victorian floral design; however, each has a special symbol at the top of the upper panel. Central to these windows across both panels is the Easter Lily, the symbol of Christ’s resurrection. The five blooms are significant, since the number five has always been regarded as mystical and magical, yet essentially ‘human’. We have five fingers & toes on each limb. We commonly note five senses. In Christianity, five were the wounds of Christ on the cross. In these three windows you can see the star of Epiphany, the crown to symbolize the sovereignty of Jesus, and the reward of a faithful Christian life, and finally Alpha and Omega, the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, which symbolize the eternity of Jesus.

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