St. Edward’s Church: Custom Church Stained Glass

We’re humbled to announce that our newest custom church stained glass project is now complete. St. Edward’s Church located in Pennsylvania was looking for a custom memorial piece to pay tribute to their recently passed pastor. They also wanted to add a functional window for concealing the main street view from their observatory during service. The church interviewed many different studios across the country and decided to use our studio for this project.

The Custom Church Stained Glass Process for St. Edward’s Church

Due to the fact that this project began during the pandemic, we had to rely mainly on virtual communications for the design process when we typically do this in person. We created different versions of the tree of life design they requested and were going through the review process when Father Rick mentioned that he’d like to create a panel showing Jesus on the Sea of Galilee one day since this was his favorite Biblical teaching. We decided to give this design a shot as well – after presenting it, the Father and church both fell in love and chose this one for manufacturing. We wanted to add depth to the design and achieved this through painting and shading. We also wanted to create a bit of diversity among the other larger-than-life figures alongside Jesus and create calm waters as a symbol of the calm after the storm. Even with some of the installation challenges we faces, we were still able to design a continuous piece for the intended space.

Work With Salt Lake City Stained Glass’ Number One Church Stained Glass Artist

Salt Lake City Stained Glass is honored to be the number one church stained glass artist serving the state of Utah. Our team is happy to help you with your upcoming custom project and can hand sketch any ideas you’re thinking of. We’re proud to have been a part of such a wonderful, sentimental project. For more information, please contact us!

Martin Faith

Martin Faith is a talented artist, visionary, and collector of antique stained glass windows. Prior to moving to the United States, Martin worked as a stained glass artisan in Glasgow. There, he spent many years cultivating his skills and learning the techniques and history behind the centuries old art form. Today, he is the proud owner of Salt Lake City Stained Glass, the largest and most highly renowned stained glass studio in Utah. Over the past 30 years, Martin and his team have produced over 50,000 stained and leaded glass windows ranging in size, style, and appearance. His company has been highlighted on various media outlets including HGTV, the DIY Network, CBS, and NBC.