Sunday, December 25, 2016

Wreaths And Lit Sanctuaries

Merry Christmas! I will be catching up after the weekend.

I have shots from three churches today for the occasion. Southminster United Church is a regular photo subject for me. I photographed it during the day, with the snowy evergreen off to the side of the main entrance giving a Christmas feel to the shot. I also photographed the Christmas lights outside that entrance at night, along with the lit windows from outside, with wreaths visible.


Dominion-Chalmers United Church is downtown, and it's one that I've never photographed in full. I was passing by one evening, and there were lights on in the church, including from what I recall is a side chapel. These five windows, showing Christ and the authors of the Gospels, were illuminated.


I finish with the wreaths and decorations on the doors and gate of St. Paul's-Eastern United Church in Sandy Hill, which I showed you during Doors Open.

22 comments:

  1. Such a pretty little church. Love the wreath decorations. And especially love the one featured in the last photo - so pretty with the white of the snow framing it. Happy Christmas.

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  2. Beautiful Churce.
    And you have snow !!!! We don't have any, and so it's not like Christmas time feeling at all. I love your new header, it looks fantastic.
    I wish you Merry Christmas.
    Hyvää Joulua.

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  3. Gorgeous. I wish you a very Merry Christmas, William. Cheers!

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  4. A fine festive post, William. Wishing you a wonderful holiday!

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  5. Really iconic, William. I like the lighted windows

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  6. The stain glass windows fit nicely into Christmas.

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  7. Lovely photo of churches and wreaths! Merry Christmas!

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  8. Schön das ihr Schnee habt wünsche Frohe Weihnacht.

    Noke

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  9. Beautiful series. Merry Christmas, William! :)

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  10. @Gemma: that particular church is a beauty.

    @Orvokki: it is definitely a white Christmas.

    @Deb: thank you!

    @Lowell: thanks!

    @Cloudia: as did I.

    @Red: I had the same feeling.

    @Nancy: thank you.

    @Jackie: thanks!

    @Noke: thank you.

    @Linda: thanks!

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  11. Nice series again, the last shot is my favorite today.

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  12. i love them at night ... so lovely!! happy Christmas to you William. ( :
    Merry Merry merry!!

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  13. Lovely pictures, perfect for Christmas!

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  14. I know I've said it before, but I love your church photos!

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  15. @Jan: thank you.

    @Kay: thanks!

    @Beth: rather lovely by night.

    @Linda: they felt right for the occasion.

    @Norma: I enjoy taking them.

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  16. Those shots of the windows at night are awesome.

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