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Community support leads to refurbishing of Havre's First Lutheran Church


Last updated 6/22/2021 at 11:43am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Pedro Hernandez with Associated Crafts/Willet Hauser Architectural Glass replaces outer glass with acrylic at First Lutheran Church. They also cleaned the stained glass and painted the frames.

Thanks to the good will of the community through donations large and small, Havre's First Lutheran Church refurbished its stained glass windows for the first time since 1950.

"They haven't been replaced, they've just been refurbished and this protective coating added. Because of age and the settling of the building over time, they were in danger of, I think, panels falling out, something about the frame, just weathering and becoming weaker," Pastor Megan Hoewisch said.

"We wanted to preserve the beauty of the stained glass windows. Because of generous donations made in memory of lost love...

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