Newsletters

treeoflife_fullFriends of Historic Second Church Newsletters

The Friends of Historic Second Church newsletter is issued thrice-yearly. It contains histories on the art and architecture of the church, profiles of preservation projects, information on Friends programming and events taking place throughout the year, and much more.

Volume XI, Number 2 - Summer 2017

"Second Presbyterian Church Celebrates 175th Anniversary" by William Tyre

Volume XI, Number 1 - Spring 2017

"The Restoration of Southeast Archway" by Nate Lielasus

Volume X, Number 3 - Fall 2016

"The Frederic Clay Bartlett Murals" by William Tyre

Volume X, Number 2 - Summer 2016

"Lake Forest: A Suburb Founded on Education and Presbyterian Principles" by Nate Lielasus

Volume X, Number 1 - Spring 2016

"A Rediscovered Shaw Commission for Second Presbyterian" by William Tyre

Volume IX, Number 3 - Fall 2015

"An Historic Program: Celebrating 75 Years of Tours at Second Presbyterian" by Nate Lielasus

Volume IX, Number 2 - Summer 2015

"Pulpit Furniture by John A. Colby & Sons" by William Tyre

Volume IX, Number 1 - Spring 2015

"The Pomegranate as Design and Symbol" by Linda P. Miller

Volume VIII, Number 3 - Fall/Winter 2014

"History Underfoot" by Nate Lielasus

Volume VIII, Number 2 - Summer 2014

"Electric Fixtures and Willy H. Lau" by Catherine Acosta

Volume VIII, Number 1 - Spring 2014

"Architect John Addison" by Nate Lielasus

Volume VII, Number 3 - Winter 2013

"Beauty in Stone: The Story of the Baptismal Font" by William Tyre

Volume VII, Number 2 - Fall 2013

"The Ceiling of Second Presbyterian Church" by Nate Lielasus

Volume VII, Number 1 - Spring 2013

"National Historic Landmark Status Conferred Upon Second Presbyterian Church" by William Tyre

Volume VI, Number 3 - Winter 2012

"The Windows of Howard Van Doren Shaw" by William Tyre

Volume VI, Number 2 - Summer 2012

"The Story of Three Windows" by William Tyre

Volume VI, Number 1 - Spring 2012

"The Spotted Stone of Second Presbyterian" by Nate Lielasus

Volume V, Number 3 - Fall/Winter 2011

"Franklin Darius Gray - Donor of the Burne-Jones Windows" by William Tyre

Volume V, Number 2 - Summer 2011

"Burne-Jones Windows Are International Treasure" by William Tyre

Volume V, Number 1 - Winter/Spring 2011

"Saint Paul Preaching at Athens" Window Honors Pastor by William Tyre

Volume IV, Number 3 - Fall/Winter 2010

"Mount of the Holy Cross Window Has Fascinating History" by William Tyre

Volume IV, Number 2 - Summer 2010

"'Peace' Window Presents Distinctive Characteristics" by William Tyre

Volume IV, Number 1 - Winter/Spring 2010

"'Angel at the Open Tomb' Window Examined" by William Tyre

Voume III, Number 3 - Autumn 2009

"'Christ Blessing the Little Children' Window Featured" by William Tyre

Volume III, Number 2 - Summer 2009

"Remarkable Jeweled Window From First Presbyterian" by William Tyre

Volume III, Number 1 - Winter/Spring 2009

"'Angel in the Lilies' Window" by William Tyre

Volume II, Number 3 - Autumn 2008

"'Beside the Still Waters' Window" by Jonathan Wotring

Volume II, Number 2 - Summer 2008

"'Behold the Lamb of God' Window" by Jonathan Wotring

Volume II, Number 1 - Winter/Spring 2008

"Healy and Milllet Window Exemplary Stained Glass" by Jonathan Wotring

Volume I, Number 1 - Autumn 2007

"Notes on the Historic Pastoral Window" by Jonathan Wotring

 

*All photos by Martin Cheung unless otherwise noted
*Interior sanctuary photo by James Caulfield